Number of Cambodian People in the United States

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

First, let's take a look at the population of Cambodian people in the United States for the last 6 years.

Total U.S. Cambodian Population

Population Year
259,307 2020
257,994 2019
260,950 2018
265,576 2017
260,593 2016
263,396 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Cambodian population has decreased by 4,089 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Cambodian people by 2025 could be 263,396.

Total U.S. Cambodian Population By State

We can also look at the data for Cambodian people in each individual state and whether the Cambodian 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 802 673 -16.08%
Alaska 93 168 80.65%
Arizona 2,429 2,782 14.53%
Arkansas 491 456 -7.13%
California 95,126 92,953 -2.28%
Colorado 2,001 3,219 60.87%
Connecticut 3,142 3,161 0.60%
Delaware 130 107 -17.69%
District of Columbia 122 203 66.39%
Florida 6,073 6,084 0.18%
Georgia 4,999 3,410 -31.79%
Hawaii 504 480 -4.76%
Idaho 77 94 22.08%
Illinois 4,265 3,344 -21.59%
Indiana 1,177 803 -31.78%
Iowa 533 1,050 97.00%
Kansas 1,405 1,137 -19.07%
Kentucky 1,391 1,847 32.78%
Louisiana 435 850 95.40%
Maine 1,233 1,195 -3.08%
Maryland 2,187 3,155 44.26%
Massachusetts 29,526 27,308 -7.51%
Michigan 1,505 1,166 -22.52%
Minnesota 8,619 7,001 -18.77%
Mississippi 108 374 246.30%
Missouri 1,041 1,449 39.19%
Montana 28 32 14.29%
Nebraska 291 211 -27.49%
Nevada 1,828 1,635 -10.56%
New Hampshire 1,036 1,044 0.77%
New Jersey 1,482 1,494 0.81%
New Mexico 129 12 -90.70%
New York 5,236 4,832 -7.72%
North Carolina 3,816 5,454 42.92%
North Dakota 16 59 268.75%
Ohio 5,310 4,415 -16.85%
Oklahoma 825 815 -1.21%
Oregon 4,501 4,219 -6.27%
Pennsylvania 14,671 13,449 -8.33%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 5,740 5,527 -3.71%
South Carolina 1,895 1,614 -14.83%
South Dakota 128 101 -21.09%
Tennessee 1,939 1,664 -14.18%
Texas 13,549 16,079 18.67%
Utah 2,279 2,013 -11.67%
Vermont 73 134 83.56%
Virginia 7,425 7,564 1.87%
Washington 20,669 21,373 3.41%
West Virginia 0 9 100.00%
Wisconsin 1,055 1,068 1.23%
Wyoming 61 21 -65.57%

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 2020.

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