|American English, Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene|
Albanian (to a lesser extent)
|Related ethnic groups|
|Yugoslav Canadians, European Americans|
Yugoslav Americans are Americans of full or partial Yugoslav ancestry. In the 2013 Community Survey, there were 291,045 people who indicated Yugoslav or Yugoslav American as their ethnic origin; an 11.4% decrease from the 2000 Census when there were over 328,000.
The total number of Americans whose origins lie in former Yugoslavia, the majority of whom indicated some specific origin was 1,260,917; in descending order these were:
- Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has been recognized as an independent state by 112 out of 193 United Nations member states, while 10 states have recognized Kosovo only to later withdraw their recognition. Kosovar Americans are likely to identify as simply Albanian Americans instead, as vast majority of Kosovars are ethnic Albanians.
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- "Table B04003 - Total ancestry categories tallied for people with one or more ancestry categories reported - 2012 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". US Census Bureau. Retrieved January 23, 2016.
- "Total ancestry categories tallied for people with one or more ancestry categories reported 2010 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
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- "2013 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". Factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
- David Wallechinsky; Irving Wallace. "People, Races, Ethnicity in the U.S. Yugoslav Americans Part 1". Trivia-Library.com. David Wallechinsky & Irving Wallace. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
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