North America is an assortment of people from an assortment of backgrounds. With each culture that makes up North America, there are vampires that are brought with them.
European settlers who came to America brought their belief in vampires, even though most English colonists arrived before the vampire became part of the popular culture of Great Britain. Polish settlers from the northern Kashab area brought and kept alive their vampire beliefs in their Canadian settlements. Native Americans have a few vampires in their literature, and within the African American community, there were a few vampire myths that have appeared in the South.