People Group Info
Total Population: 487,705ROP3 Code: 103480
IMB Affinity Group: European Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Greek
Language: Modern Greek - (ell)
Religion: Christianity - Orthodox
Country of Origin: Greece
Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 96,430
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY - 65,863
Montreal (Laval), QC - 65,690
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL - 33,323
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA - 19,797
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The Greek people have a long history in North America, which is home to over 1.3 million who claim Greek as their first ancestry and over 300K people who speak Greek at home. (Please note: the density map is Greeks who still speak Greek at home and does not include Greeks who still identify themselves as Greek, associate with predominantly other Greek people, plus maintain cultural values and traditions of their homeland, Greece.)
Greeks are responsible for introducing many literary forms and were pioneers in in many professional fields such as physics, philosophy, history, geometry, and biology. Greek culture is defined by traditions, music, language, wine, food, art, literature, and the immense passion that Greek people pride themselves on as well as their ethnic and national sense of belonging.
Although the majority of Greeks claim Greek Orthodoxy as their religion, many live a more secular life without a personal relationship with Jesus Christ influencing their daily life.
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|Country||City||Metro Area Name||State / Prov.||Baseline Population|
|Canada||Toronto||Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton)||ON||96,430|
|United States||New York||New York-Newark-Jersey City||NY||65,863|
|United States||Los Angeles||Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim||CA||9,217|
|United States||Tarpon Springs||Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater||FL||8,883|
|United States||Miami||Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach||FL||5,340|
|United States||San Francisco||San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward||CA||4,680|
|United States||Houston||Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land||TX||2,950|
|United States||South Windsor||Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford||CT||2,139|
|United States||Wauwatosa||Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis||WI||1,917|
|United States||Virginia Beach||Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News||VA||1,791|
|United States||Atlanta||Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell||GA||1,780|
|United States||Richland Hills||Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington||TX||1,750|