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 6 years.

Total U.S. Bangladeshi Population

Population Year
185,177 2020
177,778 2019
169,835 2018
164,907 2017
160,121 2016
153,234 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Bangladeshi population has increased by 31,943 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Bangladeshi people by 2025 could be 217,120.

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 2020.

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

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 577 721 24.96%
Alaska 375 31 -91.73%
Arizona 1,513 2,801 85.13%
Arkansas 574 182 -68.29%
California 9,580 11,491 19.95%
Colorado 226 582 157.52%
Connecticut 2,487 2,625 5.55%
Delaware 74 562 659.46%
District of Columbia 281 443 57.65%
Florida 5,214 6,518 25.01%
Georgia 4,923 5,501 11.74%
Hawaii 49 77 57.14%
Idaho 31 0 -100.00%
Illinois 2,889 2,242 -22.40%
Indiana 455 951 109.01%
Iowa 217 358 64.98%
Kansas 924 693 -25.00%
Kentucky 163 74 -54.60%
Louisiana 348 128 -63.22%
Maine 16 0 -100.00%
Maryland 4,183 4,044 -3.32%
Massachusetts 2,496 3,584 43.59%
Michigan 9,519 12,725 33.68%
Minnesota 796 753 -5.40%
Mississippi 194 28 -85.57%
Missouri 589 572 -2.89%
Montana 36 3 -91.67%
Nebraska 86 206 139.53%
Nevada 895 354 -60.45%
New Hampshire 201 85 -57.71%
New Jersey 9,919 9,972 0.53%
New Mexico 0 145 100.00%
New York 68,124 83,366 22.37%
North Carolina 669 1,712 155.90%
North Dakota 42 58 38.10%
Ohio 890 1,778 99.78%
Oklahoma 502 653 30.08%
Oregon 226 762 237.17%
Pennsylvania 4,044 5,793 43.25%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 329 220 -33.13%
South Carolina 603 110 -81.76%
South Dakota 5 57 1,040.00%
Tennessee 1,087 534 -50.87%
Texas 8,593 11,505 33.89%
Utah 205 146 -28.78%
Vermont 7 0 -100.00%
Virginia 7,394 8,306 12.33%
Washington 538 946 75.84%
West Virginia 21 81 285.71%
Wisconsin 122 629 415.57%
Wyoming 3 70 2,233.33%

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 .

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