Foreign Born Population, Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, 1870-1990

 1870 Cleve.1880 Cuy. Co.1880 Cleve.1900 Cuy. Co.1900 Cleve.1910 Cleve.1920 Cleve.1930 Cleve.1930 Cleve.11940 Cleve.1950 Cleve. Urban1960 Cleve.1970 Cleve.1980 Cleve.1990 Cleve.
Africa----3--18------------5388--391
Albania------------------12559----
American Black1,293--2,062--5,9888,44834,45171,899--84,504147,850250,818287,850251,350235,053
Asia1--110788--56----1882,07414381--4,383
Atlantic Islands----54--1------------1214----
Australia----15--37--------41--17894--14
Austria2,155--2585,0044,63042,05958,3216,7747,4889,93111,4518,2742,5573,67511,943
Azores------------------1--12------
Belgium----7528269097145--95--298124--17
Bohemia7865,6275,43314,29913,599----34,695238,43421,06621,33016,9854,1105,345--
Bulgaria, Serbia, & Montenegro----------46751227--186--13094----
Canada2,5994,8844,3319,6018,6119,3655,1968,26511,5075,7118,1927,8271,3855,282915
Central America--------4------------109200--506
China----269994155----------4814461,042741
Cuba--------17713------77--212168378140
Denmark49--8464937344862044866735551845661--6
England4,53310,83947,52712,86910,62111,42011,1269,60612,5426,5428,29147,6131,1323,473576
Estonia----------------------22130--48
Europe (not specified)20--8--12--16----1562,26895151--11,943
Finland------86794991,1309641,1577398861,030147--9
France3395064345424854946938461,029517799986386653156
Germany15,85527,05123,17045,78740,64841,40831,47422,53225,94715,42714,85916,4964,0769,4351,280
Gibraltar----1------------------------
Greece1--943422751,5972,2612,3501,8912,1812,2121,4122,605378
Greenland----1------------------------
Holland495--8309468041,0761,055800930547635800145----
Hungary97--8679,8939,55831,50342,18919,07320,17620,94419,96018,2495,7307,559924
Iceland----------------------31------
India4--9--30------------1703072,447453
Ireland9,96413,20311,95814,03513,12011,31610,9836,8428,1135,1125,8944,2381,3702,032446
Israel----------------------287221--110
Italy35--1103,2513,06510,83618,18923,52424,60120,96120,16619,3176,05711,8901,429
Japan--------815----------237157759149
Korea----------------------721641,062168
Latvia------------------346--1,477482--128
Lebanon----------------------767214--388
Lithuania--------------4,6984,8243,8904,0933,755923--324
Luxembourg----14--5--66----30--2821----
Man (Isle of)--4038------------------------
Mexico6--3--91898679--162278447221517320
New Zealand----------------------316----
N. Africa----------------------7136571157
N. Ireland--------------1,3721,859825224791178169--
Norway6--3729724951260151668242457552343--34
Pacific Islands--------5------------8------
Pakistan----------------------3826--57
Philippines----------------------1913681,907386
Poland77--5329,4318,592----32,66833,71324,77122,62219,4376,2348,3231,635
Portugal----3--8314----22--603310228
Romania--------397612,9456,6727,1353,9972,8823,5401,000--663
Russia35--663,6853,60725,47741,96915,19316,91011,96712,11811,4872,3837,250752
Scotland6681,7051,4742,5182,1792,8803,9295,1456,5213,4384,6203,8956881,896--
S. America3--8--30--38----199--5336451,380656
S. W. Asia----------------------165171----
Spain2--20--928151343--177--17890--27
Sweden2624851801,1451,0001,6572,2991,9222,6741,3891,8501,42517543230
Switzerland7049357321,5551,2881,3731,2099721,181618--467124--29
Syria/
Palestine
--------------1,1801,2471,068--237119--128
Turkey2--141417481,436468--538--492200--14
Union of S.
Africa
----------------------43----5
U.A.R.----------------------31471----
Wales285--1,0611,5921,4901,2981,1401,1141,438584--59959206--
W. Indies3--175942--69--------4312241,905784
Yugoslavia--------------18,32618,55514,10312,75515,5058,69211,7432,546

All data are taken from federal census schedules. The absence of a census figure for a particular group in a given year does not necessarily indicate that members of that group were not resident in Cleveland and or Cuyahoga County. Rather, the group may not have been counted separately and may be included with the figures for another group.

  1. Figures given are for Cleveland, Lakewood, Cleveland Heights, Shaker Heights, and East Cleveland
  2. Bohemia figures are for Czechoslovakia beginning in 1930
  3. Includes West Indians
  4. Includes Wales
  5. Includes Norway