Number of Brazilian People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Brazilian Population

Population Year
317,830 2019
297,102 2018
282,841 2017
268,820 2016
263,648 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Brazilian population has increased by 54,182 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Brazilian people by 2023 could be 372,012.

Total U.S. Brazilian Population By State

We can also look at the data for Brazilian people in each individual state and whether the Brazilian 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 660 774 17.27%
Alaska 50 96 92.00%
Arizona 1,740 1,590 -8.62%
Arkansas 191 524 174.35%
California 20,876 25,277 21.08%
Colorado 1,148 1,447 26.05%
Connecticut 14,045 16,023 14.08%
Delaware 193 263 36.27%
District of Columbia 926 816 -11.88%
Florida 53,706 71,052 32.30%
Georgia 6,854 8,606 25.56%
Hawaii 564 554 -1.77%
Idaho 249 538 116.06%
Illinois 3,154 3,644 15.54%
Indiana 1,093 1,162 6.31%
Iowa 402 352 -12.44%
Kansas 514 1,506 193.00%
Kentucky 296 409 38.18%
Louisiana 1,626 1,590 -2.21%
Maine 192 247 28.65%
Maryland 7,399 6,914 -6.55%
Massachusetts 56,067 72,955 30.12%
Michigan 2,131 2,579 21.02%
Minnesota 1,102 1,287 16.79%
Mississippi 124 229 84.68%
Missouri 736 943 28.13%
Montana 42 96 128.57%
Nebraska 499 442 -11.42%
Nevada 1,641 2,386 45.40%
New Hampshire 1,575 1,340 -14.92%
New Jersey 27,735 27,747 0.04%
New Mexico 316 381 20.57%
New York 17,725 16,211 -8.54%
North Carolina 3,275 4,830 47.48%
North Dakota 85 45 -47.06%
Ohio 2,371 1,921 -18.98%
Oklahoma 470 686 45.96%
Oregon 854 1,206 41.22%
Pennsylvania 6,467 8,787 35.87%
Puerto Rico 221 415 87.78%
Rhode Island 1,450 1,117 -22.97%
South Carolina 2,437 2,935 20.43%
South Dakota 110 73 -33.64%
Tennessee 962 978 1.66%
Texas 10,547 12,388 17.46%
Utah 2,005 4,040 101.50%
Vermont 159 63 -60.38%
Virginia 3,708 4,640 25.13%
Washington 2,092 3,082 47.32%
West Virginia 167 104 -37.72%
Wisconsin 797 927 16.31%
Wyoming 121 28 -76.86%

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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