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 6 years.

Total U.S. British West Indian Population

Population Year
81,956 2020
77,291 2019
79,481 2018
79,070 2017
78,585 2016
75,737 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total British West Indian population has increased by 6,219 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of British West Indian people by 2025 could be 88,175.

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 2020.

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

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 124 84 -32.26%
Alaska 16 32 100.00%
Arizona 246 200 -18.70%
Arkansas 41 28 -31.71%
California 972 1,118 15.02%
Colorado 271 192 -29.15%
Connecticut 1,858 1,480 -20.34%
Delaware 58 70 20.69%
District of Columbia 150 186 24.00%
Florida 9,613 12,297 27.92%
Georgia 2,540 4,209 65.71%
Hawaii 74 54 -27.03%
Idaho 0 0 0.00%
Illinois 196 163 -16.84%
Indiana 157 112 -28.66%
Iowa 19 11 -42.11%
Kansas 57 95 66.67%
Kentucky 285 337 18.25%
Louisiana 146 622 326.03%
Maine 35 12 -65.71%
Maryland 2,336 2,160 -7.53%
Massachusetts 2,076 2,381 14.69%
Michigan 204 187 -8.33%
Minnesota 47 227 382.98%
Mississippi 22 11 -50.00%
Missouri 130 74 -43.08%
Montana 0 0 0.00%
Nebraska 37 224 505.41%
Nevada 14 78 457.14%
New Hampshire 27 22 -18.52%
New Jersey 4,198 4,116 -1.95%
New Mexico 5 24 380.00%
New York 43,442 42,854 -1.35%
North Carolina 653 1,219 86.68%
North Dakota 17 92 441.18%
Ohio 207 171 -17.39%
Oklahoma 160 37 -76.88%
Oregon 0 24 100.00%
Pennsylvania 1,279 1,574 23.06%
Puerto Rico 207 345 66.67%
Rhode Island 119 348 192.44%
South Carolina 219 311 42.01%
South Dakota 9 32 255.56%
Tennessee 205 772 276.59%
Texas 2,408 2,386 -0.91%
Utah 81 34 -58.02%
Vermont 2 30 1,400.00%
Virginia 702 982 39.89%
Washington 127 186 46.46%
West Virginia 72 73 1.39%
Wisconsin 81 25 -69.14%
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 .

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