Number of Bangladeshi People in the United States

In this article, we will explore the demographic data of Bangladeshi people in the United States, and look at historical data to see whether the Bangladeshi population is growing or declining.

First, let's take a look at the population of Bangladeshi people in the United States for the last 5 years.

Total U.S. Bangladeshi Population

Population Year
177,778 2019
169,835 2018
164,907 2017
160,121 2016
153,234 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Bangladeshi population has increased by 24,544 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Bangladeshi people by 2023 could be 202,322.

Total U.S. Bangladeshi Population By State

We can also look at the data for Bangladeshi people in each individual state and whether the Bangladeshi population increased or decreased between 2015 and 2019.

For more details on the historical population figures for each state, click the link in the table below.

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 577 714 23.74%
Alaska 375 23 -93.87%
Arizona 1,513 2,410 59.29%
Arkansas 574 614 6.97%
California 9,580 11,404 19.04%
Colorado 226 241 6.64%
Connecticut 2,487 2,701 8.60%
Delaware 74 196 164.86%
District of Columbia 281 204 -27.40%
Florida 5,214 6,870 31.76%
Georgia 4,923 4,969 0.93%
Hawaii 49 9 -81.63%
Idaho 31 37 19.35%
Illinois 2,889 1,909 -33.92%
Indiana 455 684 50.33%
Iowa 217 346 59.45%
Kansas 924 396 -57.14%
Kentucky 163 92 -43.56%
Louisiana 348 138 -60.34%
Maine 16 49 206.25%
Maryland 4,183 3,620 -13.46%
Massachusetts 2,496 3,278 31.33%
Michigan 9,519 11,727 23.20%
Minnesota 796 851 6.91%
Mississippi 194 158 -18.56%
Missouri 589 635 7.81%
Montana 36 6 -83.33%
Nebraska 86 107 24.42%
Nevada 895 576 -35.64%
New Hampshire 201 167 -16.92%
New Jersey 9,919 12,440 25.42%
New Mexico 0 158 100.00%
New York 68,124 77,123 13.21%
North Carolina 669 1,417 111.81%
North Dakota 42 42 0.00%
Ohio 890 1,878 111.01%
Oklahoma 502 812 61.75%
Oregon 226 922 307.96%
Pennsylvania 4,044 5,310 31.31%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 329 87 -73.56%
South Carolina 603 111 -81.59%
South Dakota 5 45 800.00%
Tennessee 1,087 430 -60.44%
Texas 8,593 11,170 29.99%
Utah 205 118 -42.44%
Vermont 7 0 -100.00%
Virginia 7,394 8,735 18.14%
Washington 538 1,068 98.51%
West Virginia 21 124 490.48%
Wisconsin 122 600 391.80%
Wyoming 3 57 1,800.00%

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates, from the United States Census Bureau. The latest year for the ACS is currently 2019.

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