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 6 years.

Total U.S. Bulgarian Population

Population Year
74,298 2020
73,066 2019
72,760 2018
72,436 2017
71,904 2016
71,319 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Bulgarian population has increased by 2,979 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Bulgarian people by 2025 could be 77,277.

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 2020.

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

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 173 167 -3.47%
Alaska 143 107 -25.17%
Arizona 1,494 1,701 13.86%
Arkansas 472 67 -85.81%
California 9,312 8,919 -4.22%
Colorado 1,414 1,061 -24.96%
Connecticut 643 623 -3.11%
Delaware 159 266 67.30%
District of Columbia 324 302 -6.79%
Florida 4,947 6,213 25.59%
Georgia 1,894 2,376 25.45%
Hawaii 148 324 118.92%
Idaho 38 838 2,105.26%
Illinois 11,276 13,650 21.05%
Indiana 919 1,053 14.58%
Iowa 248 371 49.60%
Kansas 347 218 -37.18%
Kentucky 469 344 -26.65%
Louisiana 306 502 64.05%
Maine 132 226 71.21%
Maryland 1,440 1,551 7.71%
Massachusetts 2,891 3,608 24.80%
Michigan 1,550 2,005 29.35%
Minnesota 700 697 -0.43%
Mississippi 50 49 -2.00%
Missouri 886 1,431 61.51%
Montana 50 55 10.00%
Nebraska 28 65 132.14%
Nevada 2,747 2,105 -23.37%
New Hampshire 208 287 37.98%
New Jersey 2,892 2,413 -16.56%
New Mexico 95 82 -13.68%
New York 6,068 4,191 -30.93%
North Carolina 1,310 1,081 -17.48%
North Dakota 147 106 -27.89%
Ohio 1,668 1,381 -17.21%
Oklahoma 228 198 -13.16%
Oregon 746 595 -20.24%
Pennsylvania 2,210 2,377 7.56%
Puerto Rico 22 10 -54.55%
Rhode Island 171 199 16.37%
South Carolina 953 540 -43.34%
South Dakota 12 4 -66.67%
Tennessee 300 591 97.00%
Texas 2,692 2,449 -9.03%
Utah 289 333 15.22%
Vermont 20 20 0.00%
Virginia 2,545 2,217 -12.89%
Washington 2,711 3,592 32.50%
West Virginia 139 14 -89.93%
Wisconsin 676 729 7.84%
Wyoming 39 5 -87.18%

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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