Finns in the U.S.

  • According to the US Census Bureau’ American Community SurveyLink to another website., in 2018 there were 649,761 people reporting Finnish ancestry (with a margin of error +/- 17,113).
  • In 2019, over 750 Finnish students studied in U.S. universities. Annually, about 200,000 Finns visit the United States.
  • Did you know that a Finnish-American was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence? Mr. John Morton of Pennsylvania’s family heritage originates to Rautalampi, Finland. 

Read more facts and figures about the Finns in the United States in our article series.