First Muslim Majority City in U.S. – Hamtramck, MI

First Majority Muslim U.S. City Residents Tense About Its Future.

In the first majority-Muslim U.S. city, residents tense about its future
Earlier this month, the blue-collar city that has been home to Polish Catholic immigrants and their descendants for more than a century became what demographers think is the first jurisdiction in the nation to elect a majority-Muslim council.

It’s the second tipping for Hamtramck (pronounced Ham-tram-ik), which in 2013 earned the distinction becoming of what appears to be the first majority-Muslim city in the United States following the arrival of thousands of immigrants from Yemen, Bangladesh and Bosnia over a decade.

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