Number of Bulgarian People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Bulgarian Population

Population Year
73,066 2019
72,760 2018
72,436 2017
71,904 2016
71,319 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Bulgarian population has increased by 1,747 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Bulgarian people by 2023 could be 74,813.

Total U.S. Bulgarian Population By State

We can also look at the data for Bulgarian people in each individual state and whether the Bulgarian 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 173 222 28.32%
Alaska 143 134 -6.29%
Arizona 1,494 1,921 28.58%
Arkansas 472 88 -81.36%
California 9,312 8,598 -7.67%
Colorado 1,414 1,043 -26.24%
Connecticut 643 608 -5.44%
Delaware 159 248 55.97%
District of Columbia 324 305 -5.86%
Florida 4,947 5,127 3.64%
Georgia 1,894 2,179 15.05%
Hawaii 148 175 18.24%
Idaho 38 371 876.32%
Illinois 11,276 13,352 18.41%
Indiana 919 760 -17.30%
Iowa 248 295 18.95%
Kansas 347 248 -28.53%
Kentucky 469 385 -17.91%
Louisiana 306 428 39.87%
Maine 132 302 128.79%
Maryland 1,440 1,463 1.60%
Massachusetts 2,891 3,563 23.24%
Michigan 1,550 1,831 18.13%
Minnesota 700 979 39.86%
Mississippi 50 85 70.00%
Missouri 886 1,368 54.40%
Montana 50 53 6.00%
Nebraska 28 123 339.29%
Nevada 2,747 2,847 3.64%
New Hampshire 208 246 18.27%
New Jersey 2,892 2,579 -10.82%
New Mexico 95 96 1.05%
New York 6,068 4,732 -22.02%
North Carolina 1,310 1,068 -18.47%
North Dakota 147 164 11.56%
Ohio 1,668 1,528 -8.39%
Oklahoma 228 120 -47.37%
Oregon 746 628 -15.82%
Pennsylvania 2,210 2,468 11.67%
Puerto Rico 22 10 -54.55%
Rhode Island 171 248 45.03%
South Carolina 953 630 -33.89%
South Dakota 12 17 41.67%
Tennessee 300 609 103.00%
Texas 2,692 2,956 9.81%
Utah 289 395 36.68%
Vermont 20 24 20.00%
Virginia 2,545 1,930 -24.17%
Washington 2,711 2,707 -0.15%
West Virginia 139 30 -78.42%
Wisconsin 676 739 9.32%
Wyoming 39 51 30.77%

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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