Number of Bhutanese People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Bhutanese Population

Population Year
25,240 2019
27,300 2018
26,975 2017
25,017 2016
21,441 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Bhutanese population has increased by 3,799 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Bhutanese people by 2023 could be 29,039.

Total U.S. Bhutanese Population By State

We can also look at the data for Bhutanese people in each individual state and whether the Bhutanese 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 0 0 0.00%
Alaska 195 0 -100.00%
Arizona 387 447 15.50%
Arkansas 0 0 0.00%
California 295 229 -22.37%
Colorado 103 785 662.14%
Connecticut 27 0 -100.00%
Delaware 0 0 0.00%
District of Columbia 0 0 0.00%
Florida 225 0 -100.00%
Georgia 1,363 1,569 15.11%
Hawaii 0 100 100.00%
Idaho 68 185 172.06%
Illinois 873 201 -76.98%
Indiana 0 0 0.00%
Iowa 41 475 1,058.54%
Kansas 166 343 106.63%
Kentucky 612 774 26.47%
Louisiana 0 0 0.00%
Maine 0 0 0.00%
Maryland 269 503 86.99%
Massachusetts 932 649 -30.36%
Michigan 908 512 -43.61%
Minnesota 412 401 -2.67%
Mississippi 0 0 0.00%
Missouri 233 88 -62.23%
Montana 0 24 100.00%
Nebraska 405 595 46.91%
Nevada 130 85 -34.62%
New Hampshire 418 721 72.49%
New Jersey 12 62 416.67%
New Mexico 0 0 0.00%
New York 2,355 1,897 -19.45%
North Carolina 122 1,099 800.82%
North Dakota 372 528 41.94%
Ohio 1,978 4,756 140.44%
Oklahoma 0 0 0.00%
Oregon 470 268 -42.98%
Pennsylvania 2,034 3,229 58.75%
Puerto Rico 0 8 100.00%
Rhode Island 75 98 30.67%
South Carolina 212 139 -34.43%
South Dakota 311 352 13.18%
Tennessee 426 215 -49.53%
Texas 1,925 1,168 -39.32%
Utah 516 425 -17.64%
Vermont 555 541 -2.52%
Virginia 804 1,185 47.39%
Washington 1,148 592 -48.43%
West Virginia 0 0 0.00%
Wisconsin 64 0 -100.00%
Wyoming 0 0 0.00%

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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