People Group Info
Total Population: 39,625ROP3 Code: 114911
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Hispanic
Language: Spanish - (spa)
Country of Origin: Belize
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA - 13,566
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY - 7,313
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL - 3,815
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL - 2,354
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX - 2,100
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Belizeans are immigrants from the Central American nation of Belize. Belizeans are of multicultural and multiracial decent. About 34% of Belizeans are of mixed Maya and European descent (Mestizo), 25% are Kriols, 15% are Spanish, about 10.6% are Maya (Yucatec, Kekchi, Mopan Maya) and about 6.1% are Afro-Amerindian (Garifuna).
Many Belizeans have immigrated in search of better opportunities. Belizeans are primarily of the Kriol and Garifuna ethnic groups, and have primarily settled in the major urban centers.
Belizeans speak a wide variety of different languages, including Spanish, English, Creole, Garifuna, and a variety of Mayan tongues. The primary religions practiced by the Belizean are marginal Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.
|Country||City||Metro Area Name||State / Prov.||Baseline Population|
|United States||LA||Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim||CA||13,566|
|United States||NY||New York-Newark-Jersey City||NY||7,313|
|United States||Hialeah||Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach||FL||2,354|
|United States||Webster||Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land||TX||2,100|
|United States||Rancho Cucamonga||Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario||CA||1,742|
|United States||Virginia Beach||Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News||VA||367|
|Canada||Toronto||Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton)||ON||255|
|United States||Louisville||Louisville/Jefferson County||KY||50|