3 Honduran American


Honduran American

A Honduran American is an American of Honduran descent. The number of Hondurans in the U.S. in 2006 was estimated at 490,317.cite news | first= | last= | coauthors= | title= 2005 American Community Survey: Race and Hispanic or Latino | date=2000 | publisher=U.S. Census Bureau | url = http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DTTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=01000US&-ds_name=ACS_2005_EST_G00_&-redoLog=false&-mt_name=ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B03001 = | work = | pages = | accessdate = 2007-10-11 | language = ] ]

US communities with high percentages of people of Honduran ancestry

New Orleans is said to have over 125,000 Hondurans alone, or about one-fifth of the total Honduran-American population. Fact|date=July 2008 Other large Honduran communities are in the Houston, New York City and Washington DC metropolitian areas, South Florida and Southern California.

The top 25 US communities with the highest percentage of people claiming Honduran ancestry are: [cite web |url=http://www.epodunk.com/ancestry/Honduran.html |title=Ancestry Map of Honduran Communities |publisher=Epodunk.com |accessdate=2008-01-26]
# Wallace, North Carolina 10.80%
# Rose Hill, North Carolina 5.86%
# Chelsea, Massachusetts 4.51%
# Newton, Texas 4.23%
# Gray Court, South Carolina 3.72%
# Morristown, New Jersey 3.44%
# Miami, Florida 3.34%
# New Brunswick, New Jersey 2.99%
# Newburgh, New York 2.65%
# Hempstead, New York 2.56%
# Kenner, Louisiana 2.52%
# Springfield, Virginia 2.34%
# Union City, New Jersey 2.30%
# West Little River, Florida 2.18%
# New Cassel, New York 2.11%
# Chamblee, Georgia 2.04%
# Langley Park, Maryland 2.02%
# Herndon, Virginia 1.96%
# North Springfield, Virginia 1.70%
# Plainfield, New Jersey 1.63%
# Selma, North Carolina 1.62%
# Galax, Virginia 1.61%
# Lake Worth, Florida 1.59%
# Both Spencer, North Carolina and the town of Medley, Florida 1.55%
# Both Waukegan Township, Lake County, Illinois and the city of Waukegan, Illinois 1.46%

U.S. communities with the most residents born in Honduras

Top 101 U.S. communities with the most residents born in Honduras are: [cite web |url=http://www.city-data.com/top2/h134.html |title=Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+) |publisher=city-data.com |accessdate=2008-07-30]
# Wallace, NC 11.6%
# Magnolia, NC 8.7%
# Loch Lomond, FL 6.6%
# Pleasureville, KY 6.0%
# Selma, NC 4.8%
# Morristown, NJ 4.5%
# Miami, FL 4.5%
# Chelsea, MA 4.2%
# New Brunswick, NJ 4.2%
# West Little River, FL 3.9%
# Medley, FL 3.7%
# Hempstead, NY 3.3%
# Naylor, GA 3.1%
# Biscayne Park, FL 2.9%
# Kenner, LA 2.9%
# Union City, NJ 2.9%
# Conley, GA 2.9%
# Langley Park, MD 2.9%
# Huntington, VA 2.9%
# Gray Court, SC 2.8%
# Springfield, VA 2.8%
# Liberty, NY 2.7%
# Mineral Springs, NC 2.6%
# Chula Vista, FL 2.6%
# Broadview Park, FL 2.5%
# Newburgh, NY 2.5%
# Kendall Green, FL 2.5%
# Mendota, CA 2.5%
# Timberlane, LA 2.4%
# Lake Belvedere Estates, FL 2.4%
# North Atlanta, GA 2.3%
# Faison, NC 2.3%
# Avon, CO 2.3%
# Pine Manor, FL 2.3%
# Seven Trees, CA 2.2%
# Plainfield, NJ (housing, pop. 47,829): 2.2%
# Leisure City, FL 2.2%
# Indian Point, MO 2.1%
# El Portal, FL 2.0%
# Sulphur Springs, AR 2.0%
# Waukegan, IL 2.0%
# West Miami, FL 2.0%
# Halesite, NY 1.9%
# Doraville, GA 1.9%
# Miami Gardens, Broward County, FL 1.9%
# Rose Hill, NC 1.9%
# Palm Springs, FL 1.8%
# Bonnie Lock-Woodsetter North, FL 1.8%
# Gypsum, CO 1.8%
# Walkerton, IN 1.8%
# West New York, NJ 1.8%
# [http://www.city-data.com/city/Christianburg-Kentucky.html Christianburg, KY] ] 1.8%
# Home Gardens, CA 1.7%
# Westbury, NY 1.7%
# Mascotte, FL 1.6%
# Smithfield, NC 1.6%
# Terrytown, LA 1.6%
# [http://www.city-data.com/city/Glade-Park-Gateway-Colorado.html Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado] 1.6%
# Coral Terrace, FL 1.6%
# Guttenberg, NJ 1.6%
# North Bay Shore, NY 1.6%
# Athens, TX 1.6%
# Seaside Park, NJ 1.6%
# Greenevers, NC 1.6%
# Schuyler, NE 1.6%
# Pomona, NJ 1.6%
# Golden Gate, FL 1.5%
# Haymarket, VA 1.5%
# Lake Worth Corridor, FL 1.5%
# Farmingdale, NY 1.5%
# Westgate-Belvedere Homes, FL 1.5%
# Mecca, CA 1.5%
# Fountainbleau, FL 1.5%
# Salem, NC 1.5%
# Opa-locka, FL 1.5%
# Crete, NE 1.4%
# Lake Worth, FL 1.4%
# Gretna, LA 1.4%
# Herndon, VA 1.4%
# Norcross, GA 1.4%
# North Miami Beach, FL 1.4%
# North Miami, FL 1.4%
# Bella Villa, MO 1.4%
# Hialeah, FL 1.4%
# Oakland, OK 1.4%
# Chamblee, GA 1.4%
# Deer Park, CA 1.4%
# South Miami Heights, FL 1.4%
# Woodmere, LA 1.3%
# North Springfield, VA 1.3%
# Plattekill, NY 1.3%
# Conroe, TX 1.3%
# Tedder, FL 1.3%
# Dover, NJ 1.3%
# Gun Club Estates, FL 1.3%
# Green, OR 1.3%
# St. Leonard, MD 1.3%
# East Perrine, FL 1.3%
# Cricket, NC 1.3%
# Princeton, FL 1.3%

Notable Honduran-Americans

*America Ferrera - film actress ("Real Women Have Curves", "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" ("Ugly Betty") [ [http://www.wgbh.org/schedules/program-info?program_id=26958&episode_id=2557624] "Honduran American actress America Ferrera" [http://www.hbo.com/films/realwomen/cast/america_ferrara.html] "The youngest of six children born to Honduran parents"]
*Jose Zuniga - film actor (24, Prison Break, The O.C)
*Hype Williams - music Video and film director.
*Neyda Sandoval - journalist and TV news presenter
*Satcha Pretto - journalist and TV news presenter
*Carlos Mencia - comedian, writer and actor
*Rocsi (Raquel Lisette Diaz) - 106 & Park Personality Rocsi
*Rocky Moran - Southern California based Musician, composer and performer
*David Archuleta - Runner-up of American Idol Season 7
*Gerald Young - former Major League Baseball outfielder
*Francia Almendarez - Actress
*Renán Almendárez Coello - radio show host of the show El Cucuy de la Mañana
*Steve Van Buren - NFL Hall of Fame Running Back (Philadelphia Eagles)

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