Since 2000, the number of people of Bulgarian ancestry living in the United States has almost doubled. According to the Census Bureau’s estimate, 3,204 Bulgarians live in New England. However, based on comparative statistics for other major US cities, it is believed that the real number of Bulgarians living in New England is between 8,000 and 10,000 of whom 4,000 to 8,000 are in the Greater Boston area.

In this young and vibrant community a number of nonprofit and business organizations are thriving: