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Swedish immigration to the US wasn't statistically significant.  Over the last 100 years secondary migration effects dispersed the 'clumping,' diffusing the population to insignificance.  

Demographically speaking.


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by ATinNM on Sun Jul 29th, 2012 at 03:35:29 PM EST
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1.2 millions are insignificant perhaps, but larger then the number of Norwegians (800,000) or Finnish (389,000(unless I misread Finnish wikipedia)). Clumpers I guess, the lot of them.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sun Jul 29th, 2012 at 04:00:59 PM EST
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Historically Swedish Americans are concentrated in the Midwest, roughly in the area west and northwest of Chicago.

BruceMcF's was showing relative majorities. So it's just that in the areas where the most Swedish immigrants settled, there were even more German immigrants.

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by DoDo on Sun Jul 29th, 2012 at 05:28:34 PM EST
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