Hungarian Americans of Cleveland

Cleveland is, and has been, a destination of immigrants from all over the world. The Hungarian community in Greater Cleveland is one such ethnic group, resulting in the second largest Hungarian group in the world, second only to Budapest, Hungary. According to the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History, 61, 681 Greater Clevelanders claimed Hungarian descent per the 1990 census. Find current demographic data.

Hungarian Americans of Cleveland is one of a series of websites developed by the Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University to explore the ethnic influences that helped shape the history and development of Cleveland. This website is also supported by the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society.

Photos and documents in this collection originate from the Cleveland Press Collection and the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society's Museum. Read more about the collection.

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