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Old 06-12-2012, 08:59 AM
 
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What ethnic cultural backgrounds are in the D.C and Baltimore area? Ethnic groups that makeup Baltimore and D.C? Are their Hispanics,Italians,french,Irish, Germans,polish,Jewish,Russian,spaniards,Asians,nat ive Americans,etc? Also Bi-racial people for example white mixed with black and White mixed with native American ancestry?
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:24 AM
 
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I'm willing to bet you'll find people from practically every corner of the world in this area.
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:47 AM
 
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All of the above, plus many, many more.
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Old 06-12-2012, 11:54 AM
 
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Baltimore and DC are two completely different cities.

Baltimore has white ethnic enclaves: Irish, Polish, Italian, Greek primarily. Where as DC does not have white ethnic neighborhoods but rather just white people with multi-ethnic backgrounds.

Baltimore has a growing African-American population. DC has a shrinking African-American population.

Baltimore has less diversity among races since DC has a greater number of Latino-American and Asian-American residents. Most Latinos migrated from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. Most Asian-Americans in the DC area represent Korean, Vietnamese and Indian ethnic groups.

DC is also home to a large immigrant Ethiopian population.
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Old 06-12-2012, 05:24 PM
 
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Is this a serious question???????
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:34 AM
 
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What ethnic cultural backgrounds are in the D.C and Baltimore area? Ethnic groups that makeup Baltimore and D.C? Are their Hispanics,Italians,french,Irish, Germans,polish,Jewish,Russian,spaniards,Asians,nat ive Americans,etc? Also Bi-racial people for example white mixed with black and White mixed with native American ancestry?
Probably better to ask Baltimore on the Baltimore forum, as they both attract such different immigrants.

But, for DC, it seems to attract everyone. But some of the larger groups would probably be Korean, Ethiopian, Vietnamese, Salvadorean in larger numbers...but a little bit of everyone. Seems like many Africans from various parts of Africa make a life in DC as well.

I can't think of any particular group for Baltimore. Maybe Koreans to a certain extent, but doubful if in sizeable numbers.
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Old 06-14-2012, 08:18 AM
 
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all variations of black, white, hispanic and asian.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:33 PM
 
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DC proper is mainly black (African-American, Ethiopian, and West African - in that order), and American-born WASP whites of Anglo-Saxon/Irish/Scotch-Irish extraction. The suburbs, as mentioned earlier, are a bit more diverse, with significant Salvadoran, Peruvian, Indian, Korean, Vietnamese, Nigerian, etc., populations.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:57 PM
 
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Here's a list of all the ethnic/national origins of people I have personally met at one time or another who have lived in the D.C. area:

Afghanistan
Argentina
Australia
Bangladesh
Brazil
Burma/Myanmar
Burundi
Cambodia
Canada
China
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
England
Ethiopia
France
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
India
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Lebanon
Mexico
Morocco
Nepal
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Pakistan
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Scotland
Sierra Leone
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Switzerland
Thailand
The Netherlands
The Philippines
Trinidad & Tobago
Turkey
Uganda
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yugoslavia (former)

I'm sure I'm forgetting several though, especially from Africa.
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Old 06-15-2012, 03:28 PM
 
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dc has all the embassies so everybody's
there somehow, even if it is not a huge
population of them.
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