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 5 years.

Total U.S. Basque Population

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

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Basque population has decreased by 897 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Basque people by 2023 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 2019.

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 28 44 57.14%
Alaska 72 62 -13.89%
Arizona 699 865 23.75%
Arkansas 29 219 655.17%
California 7,067 7,055 -0.17%
Colorado 1,038 710 -31.60%
Connecticut 77 95 23.38%
Delaware 12 12 0.00%
District of Columbia 20 0 -100.00%
Florida 722 1,382 91.41%
Georgia 281 160 -43.06%
Hawaii 40 171 327.50%
Idaho 4,020 3,263 -18.83%
Illinois 120 143 19.17%
Indiana 48 48 0.00%
Iowa 23 14 -39.13%
Kansas 10 52 420.00%
Kentucky 103 95 -7.77%
Louisiana 144 136 -5.56%
Maine 27 71 162.96%
Maryland 75 74 -1.33%
Massachusetts 101 164 62.38%
Michigan 99 79 -20.20%
Minnesota 65 178 173.85%
Mississippi 0 63 100.00%
Missouri 51 59 15.69%
Montana 189 177 -6.35%
Nebraska 118 82 -30.51%
Nevada 2,543 1,928 -24.18%
New Hampshire 8 7 -12.50%
New Jersey 125 136 8.80%
New Mexico 277 268 -3.25%
New York 688 633 -7.99%
North Carolina 77 97 25.97%
North Dakota 33 29 -12.12%
Ohio 67 28 -58.21%
Oklahoma 130 152 16.92%
Oregon 1,286 1,343 4.43%
Pennsylvania 163 82 -49.69%
Puerto Rico 39 15 -61.54%
Rhode Island 62 36 -41.94%
South Carolina 40 114 185.00%
South Dakota 8 107 1,237.50%
Tennessee 128 159 24.22%
Texas 1,260 960 -23.81%
Utah 779 764 -1.93%
Vermont 19 16 -15.79%
Virginia 247 314 27.13%
Washington 1,065 925 -13.15%
West Virginia 7 17 142.86%
Wisconsin 152 67 -55.92%
Wyoming 360 250 -30.56%

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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