Number of British West Indian People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. British West Indian Population

Population Year
77,291 2019
79,481 2018
79,070 2017
78,585 2016
75,737 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total British West Indian population has increased by 1,554 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of British West Indian people by 2023 could be 78,845.

Total U.S. British West Indian Population By State

We can also look at the data for British West Indian people in each individual state and whether the British West Indian 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 124 137 10.48%
Alaska 16 39 143.75%
Arizona 246 283 15.04%
Arkansas 41 59 43.90%
California 972 809 -16.77%
Colorado 271 149 -45.02%
Connecticut 1,858 1,875 0.91%
Delaware 58 72 24.14%
District of Columbia 150 133 -11.33%
Florida 9,613 11,780 22.54%
Georgia 2,540 2,445 -3.74%
Hawaii 74 94 27.03%
Idaho 0 0 0.00%
Illinois 196 199 1.53%
Indiana 157 139 -11.46%
Iowa 19 29 52.63%
Kansas 57 132 131.58%
Kentucky 285 328 15.09%
Louisiana 146 158 8.22%
Maine 35 7 -80.00%
Maryland 2,336 2,958 26.63%
Massachusetts 2,076 2,341 12.76%
Michigan 204 183 -10.29%
Minnesota 47 254 440.43%
Mississippi 22 9 -59.09%
Missouri 130 95 -26.92%
Montana 0 0 0.00%
Nebraska 37 86 132.43%
Nevada 14 62 342.86%
New Hampshire 27 23 -14.81%
New Jersey 4,198 3,487 -16.94%
New Mexico 5 13 160.00%
New York 43,442 41,035 -5.54%
North Carolina 653 1,063 62.79%
North Dakota 17 3 -82.35%
Ohio 207 247 19.32%
Oklahoma 160 65 -59.38%
Oregon 0 20 100.00%
Pennsylvania 1,279 1,247 -2.50%
Puerto Rico 207 281 35.75%
Rhode Island 119 347 191.60%
South Carolina 219 249 13.70%
South Dakota 9 0 -100.00%
Tennessee 205 370 80.49%
Texas 2,408 2,889 19.98%
Utah 81 33 -59.26%
Vermont 2 34 1,600.00%
Virginia 702 954 35.90%
Washington 127 186 46.46%
West Virginia 72 95 31.94%
Wisconsin 81 76 -6.17%
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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