Belizean Americans
Total population
  • 54,925 (2010[1])
    0.00018% of the U.S. population.
  • 37,688 (2000[2])
  • 21,205 (1990[3])
Regions with significant populations
Los Angeles County, New York City, South Florida, Houston, Chicago

Predominantly Kriol
English, Garifuna, Spanish, American English

Predominantly Protestantism
Related ethnic groups

Afro-Caribbean, Kriols, Garinagu, Mestizos, Indians, African diaspora, Black people, Hispanic and Latino Americans

Belizean Americans are Americans who are of Belizean ancestry. These ancestors might be from Belize or of its diaspora.


About one out of every three Belizeans now live overseas and outside of Belize; the majority have migrated to Anglophone countries, especially the United States, where there are some 54,925 Belizeans,[1] and the United Kingdom, with around 3,000 Belizeans. Smaller numbers now live in Canada.

Kriols and other ethnic groups are emigrating mostly to the United States, but also to the United Kingdom and other developed nations for better opportunities. Based on the latest U.S. Census, Belizeans in the United States are primarily of the Kriol and Garinagu ethnic groups of African, Native American and European descent, who are considered Black in the United States.[4] In 1990, there were about 10,000 Belizean Americans citizens in the United States.[3]

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

Demographics of Belize


Template:Belize topics

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