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 5 years.

Total U.S. Cambodian Population

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

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Cambodian population has decreased by 5,402 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Cambodian people by 2023 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 2019.

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 802 813 1.37%
Alaska 93 76 -18.28%
Arizona 2,429 2,438 0.37%
Arkansas 491 453 -7.74%
California 95,126 89,352 -6.07%
Colorado 2,001 2,858 42.83%
Connecticut 3,142 3,045 -3.09%
Delaware 130 190 46.15%
District of Columbia 122 145 18.85%
Florida 6,073 6,458 6.34%
Georgia 4,999 3,533 -29.33%
Hawaii 504 430 -14.68%
Idaho 77 82 6.49%
Illinois 4,265 3,656 -14.28%
Indiana 1,177 504 -57.18%
Iowa 533 1,135 112.95%
Kansas 1,405 1,919 36.58%
Kentucky 1,391 1,482 6.54%
Louisiana 435 715 64.37%
Maine 1,233 1,705 38.28%
Maryland 2,187 3,365 53.86%
Massachusetts 29,526 28,800 -2.46%
Michigan 1,505 1,073 -28.70%
Minnesota 8,619 7,530 -12.63%
Mississippi 108 397 267.59%
Missouri 1,041 1,378 32.37%
Montana 28 20 -28.57%
Nebraska 291 113 -61.17%
Nevada 1,828 1,618 -11.49%
New Hampshire 1,036 759 -26.74%
New Jersey 1,482 1,695 14.37%
New Mexico 129 22 -82.95%
New York 5,236 4,596 -12.22%
North Carolina 3,816 4,612 20.86%
North Dakota 16 21 31.25%
Ohio 5,310 5,270 -0.75%
Oklahoma 825 777 -5.82%
Oregon 4,501 4,290 -4.69%
Pennsylvania 14,671 12,509 -14.74%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 5,740 5,799 1.03%
South Carolina 1,895 1,881 -0.74%
South Dakota 128 111 -13.28%
Tennessee 1,939 1,798 -7.27%
Texas 13,549 14,911 10.05%
Utah 2,279 2,191 -3.86%
Vermont 73 111 52.05%
Virginia 7,425 8,480 14.21%
Washington 20,669 21,451 3.78%
West Virginia 0 8 100.00%
Wisconsin 1,055 1,369 29.76%
Wyoming 61 50 -18.03%

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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