Census Bureau reports show latest data on Haitian-American population in America

WISCONSIN — An estimated 1.1 million people of Haitian ancestry lived in the United States as of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s 14 percent higher than the 2015 estimate and 33 percent higher than the 2010 numbers reported. 

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J.O. Haselhoef is the author of “Give & Take: Doing Our Damnedest NOT to be Another Charity in Haiti.” She co-founded "Yonn Ede Lot" (One Helping Another), a nonprofit that partnered with volunteer groups in La Montagne ("Lamontay"), Haiti from 2007-2013. She is a 2022 Fellow for the Columbia School of Journalism's Age Boom Academy. She writes and lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.