Number of Basque People in the United States

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

First, let's take a look at the population of Basque people in the United States for the last 6 years.

Total U.S. Basque Population

Population Year
23,825 2020
23,905 2019
24,076 2018
24,493 2017
24,882 2016
24,802 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Basque population has decreased by 977 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Basque people by 2025 could be 24,802.

Total U.S. Basque Population By State

We can also look at the data for Basque people in each individual state and whether the Basque 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 28 45 60.71%
Alaska 72 63 -12.50%
Arizona 699 886 26.75%
Arkansas 29 171 489.66%
California 7,067 7,035 -0.45%
Colorado 1,038 731 -29.58%
Connecticut 77 96 24.68%
Delaware 12 6 -50.00%
District of Columbia 20 0 -100.00%
Florida 722 1,145 58.59%
Georgia 281 127 -54.80%
Hawaii 40 179 347.50%
Idaho 4,020 4,070 1.24%
Illinois 120 136 13.33%
Indiana 48 40 -16.67%
Iowa 23 6 -73.91%
Kansas 10 92 820.00%
Kentucky 103 35 -66.02%
Louisiana 144 96 -33.33%
Maine 27 64 137.04%
Maryland 75 52 -30.67%
Massachusetts 101 93 -7.92%
Michigan 99 62 -37.37%
Minnesota 65 151 132.31%
Mississippi 0 47 100.00%
Missouri 51 49 -3.92%
Montana 189 121 -35.98%
Nebraska 118 53 -55.08%
Nevada 2,543 1,679 -33.98%
New Hampshire 8 10 25.00%
New Jersey 125 138 10.40%
New Mexico 277 248 -10.47%
New York 688 549 -20.20%
North Carolina 77 76 -1.30%
North Dakota 33 28 -15.15%
Ohio 67 7 -89.55%
Oklahoma 130 121 -6.92%
Oregon 1,286 1,260 -2.02%
Pennsylvania 163 111 -31.90%
Puerto Rico 39 16 -58.97%
Rhode Island 62 161 159.68%
South Carolina 40 66 65.00%
South Dakota 8 107 1,237.50%
Tennessee 128 203 58.59%
Texas 1,260 1,275 1.19%
Utah 779 741 -4.88%
Vermont 19 2 -89.47%
Virginia 247 259 4.86%
Washington 1,065 843 -20.85%
West Virginia 7 0 -100.00%
Wisconsin 152 77 -49.34%
Wyoming 360 213 -40.83%

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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