Source: 2010 Census
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A Honduran American is an American of Honduran descent. Honduran Americans are a group of people who descend from Spanish, Mestizos (mix of European with Amerindian), Mayan, Garifuna, African, Palestinian and Chinese, among many others.
The Honduran population at the 2010 Census was 633,401. Hondurans are the eighth largest Hispanic group in the United States and the third largest Central American population, after Salvadorans and Guatemalans.
The first Hondurans came to United States in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, in the 1820´s, while the continent part of Centroamerica be independence from Spain and be founded of the republic of Honduras. Since then, all periods of conflict has led to a Honduran emigration to the United States (as was the case with the 1956 succession dilemma) which, however, has been increasingly less numerous (until the 1980´s), migrating only several thousand persons from Honduras to the United States. Despite of that many Honduran Americans are migrant farm laborers, the most of the them, first be established in the largest cities, in which they had support networks by part of Honduran American communities. In the 1990´s the most of the Honduran American lived in New York City (with had 33,000 Honduran American), Los Angeles (with 24,000), and Miami (with 18,000).
Military Service 
Honduran Americans have actively participated in U.S. military service. Thus, the 13.7 percent of the native (U.S.) Honduran American males of 16 years old are military veterans. In addition of some 769 Honduran American male non-citizens. Many of them (more of 18%) are U.S. citizens.
Hondurans immigrated to the United States ever since the 1960s Primarily in Miami, New York City, and Los Angeles. The main cause for Hondurans to leave their country was to escape poverty and seek a better life in the United States.
Honduran Americans are very ethnically diverse. The Honduran Americans are a group of people who descend from Spanish, mestizos (mixed of white people with Amerindian), Mayan, black Carib, African, Palestinian and Chinese, among many others. The Honduran American get major educational and professional achievements. However, Hondurans suffer the discrimination suffered any others Hispanic group. Most Hondurans are illegal immigrants or people who are working legally. There are problems of medical care that affect Honduran Americans more than other groups. The most of the farm worker, especially the men have a general lack of health, nutrition, and medical knowledge, especially as it pertains to the foodstuffs. also, are particularly severe psychological problems for many Hondurans living in the United States, who have been through civil wars and assassinations and massacres by the army in their country of origin. Honduran American girls tend to spend more years in school than Honduran Americans Kids, due to pressure part of their families so that they start working when they are 12 or 14 years. The 1,091of the Honduran American have a master's degree, 862 have a professional degree, and 151 have a doctoral degree. The most of this persons are women.
List of Population of Honduran Americans 
This are lists that indicated the most largest population of Honduran Americans according states, residence areas and percentages.
The 10 states with the largest population of Hondurans (Source: 2010 Census):
- Florida - 107,302
- Texas - 88,389
- California - 72,795
- New York - 71,919
- New Jersey - 36,556
- North Carolina - 30,900
- Louisiana - 30,617
- Virginia - 30,583
- Georgia - 20,577
- Maryland - 20,576
The largest population of Hondurans are situated in the following areas (Source: Census 2010):
- New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA MSA - 97,854
- Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL MSA - 74,357
- Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX MSA - 53,598
- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA MSA - 46,044
- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA - 37,665
- New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA - 25,112
- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX MSA - 18,063
- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA MSA - 16,489
- Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI MSA - 11,675
- Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH MSA - 10,869
- Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC MSA - 9,356
- Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA - 7,636
- San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA MSA - 7,413
- Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSA - 6,882
- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA - 6,673
- Baltimore-Towson, MD MSA - 6,509
- Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX MSA - 6,063
- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA - 5,002
- Raleigh-Cary, NC MSA - 4,976
- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT MSA - 4,239
US communities with high percentages of people of Honduran ancestry 
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New York City is said to have over 40,000 Hondurans alone. Another large Honduran community is in New Orleans with an estimated 80,000 reported to live there. Other large Honduran communities are in the Dallas, Houston, Chicago and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas, Miami/South Florida, the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California with an expanding Honduran community each in Los Angeles and San Diego. There could be 10,000 Hondurans in the Coachella Valley located 120 miles east of Los Angeles. Hondurans usually live in areas with high economic growth and demand for employment in construction, domestic services and other light industries.
US communities with largest population of people of Honduran ancestry 
The top 25 US communities with the highest populations of Hondurans (Source: Census 2010)
- New York, NY - 42,400
- Houston, TX - 32,807
- Los Angeles, CA - 23,919
- Miami, FL - 23,209
- Charlotte, NC - 7,557
- Dallas, TX - 6,890
- Metairie, LA - 5,611
- Kenner, LA - 5,556
- Chicago, IL - 5,021
- New Orleans, LA - 4,572
- Austin, TX - 4,503
- Boston, MA - 4,017
- Hempstead, NY - 3,758
- Hialeah, FL - 3,744
- Durham, NC - 3,451
- Jersey City, NJ - 3,041
- Nashville-Davidson, TN - 3,018
- Chelsea, MA - 2,938
- San Antonio, TX - 2,776
- New Brunswick, NJ - 2,772
- Long Beach, CA - 2,696
- San Francisco, CA - 2,611
- Union City, NJ - 2,533
- Baltimore, MD - 2,386
- Raleigh, NC - 2,345
US communities with high percentages of people of Honduran ancestry 
The top 25 US communities with the highest percentages of Hondurans as a percent of total population (Source: Census 2010)
- Islandia, FL - 38.89%
- Wallace, NC - 15.59%
- Acacia Villas, FL - 14.75%
- Magnolia, NC - 12.03%
- Teachey, NC - 11.43%
- Morristown, NJ - 9.99%
- Rose Hill, NC - 9.84%
- Chelsea, MA - 8.35%
- Kenner, LA - 8.33%
- Woodridge, NY - 7.08%
- Hempstead, NY - 6.97%
- Selma, NC - 6.85%
- Miami, FL - 5.81%
- New Cassel, NY - 5.78%
- Springfield, VA - 5.77%
- West Little River, FL - 5.48%
- Newburgh, NY - 5.35%
- Lakewood Gardens, FL - 5.34%
- New Brunswick, NJ - 5.02%
- Herndon, VA - 4.98%
- Kenwood Estates, FL - 4.75%
- Dover, NJ - 4.74%
- Seven Corners, VA - 4.73%
- Pine Manor, FL - 4.52%
- Woodlawn, VA - 4.45%
List of Honduran-Americans 
- Kerim Gattás Asfura - Chemist and Dr. from the University of Miami
- Francia Almendárez - Actress
- Renán Almendárez Coello - radio show host of the show El Cucuy de la Mañana
- David Archuleta - Runner-up of American Idol Season 7
- Michael Benjamin (investor) - His mother who immigrated from Honduras.
- Steve Van Buren - NFL Hall of Fame Running Back (Philadelphia Eagles)
- Brandon Escobar - wrestler
- Roger Espinoza - footballer who currently plays for Sporting Kansas City in Major League Soccer.
- Miguel Estrada - an attorney who became embroiled in controversy following his 2001 nomination by President George W. Bush to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He was the first Latino to be nominated to a high position in the judicial branch and would have been a potential Supreme Court nominee.
- America Ferrera - film actress (Real Women Have Curves, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Ugly Betty)
- Henry Flores - professional American photographer who addresses modern pop culture.
- Eddie Gómez - undefeated professional boxer
- Illich Guardiola - American actor.
- Carlos Mencia - comedian, writer and actor (The Mind of Mencia)
- Virginia "Ginny" Montes - (1943–1994) was a civil rights activist and feminist
- Brina Palencia - American voice actress, ADR director, and singer primarily known for her work for Funimation Entertainment/OkraTron 5000.
- Satcha Pretto - journalist and TV news presenter
- Francia Raisa - American actress
- Rocsi (Raquel Lisette Diaz) - 106 & Park Personality Rocsi
- Andres Serrano - American photographer and artist who has become notorious through his photos of corpses and his use of feces and bodily fluids in his work. He is of Honduran and Afro-American descent.
- Neyda Sandoval - journalist and TV news presenter
- Hype Williams - Billboard and MTV VMA award winning music video and film director.
- Gerald Young - former Major League Baseball outfielder
- Daniel Zacapa - film actor (The Mexican, Seven, Odd Couple II, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind)
- José Zúñiga - film actor (24, Prison Break, The O.C)
- Honduran Americans by William Maxwell, Retrieved December 11, 2011, to 12:55pm.
- Benjamin for U.S. Senate Website, Family Background section.
-  "Honduran American actress America Ferrera"  "The youngest of six children born to Honduran parents"