Number of Canadian People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Canadian Population

Population Year
298,637 2019
310,764 2018
315,267 2017
326,306 2016
337,967 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Canadian population has decreased by 39,330 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Canadian people by 2023 could be 337,967.

Total U.S. Canadian Population By State

We can also look at the data for Canadian people in each individual state and whether the Canadian 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 1,670 1,725 3.29%
Alaska 916 688 -24.89%
Arizona 14,834 13,308 -10.29%
Arkansas 1,220 952 -21.97%
California 43,877 39,015 -11.08%
Colorado 5,619 5,344 -4.89%
Connecticut 8,195 5,924 -27.71%
Delaware 637 364 -42.86%
District of Columbia 583 585 0.34%
Florida 44,043 41,585 -5.58%
Georgia 6,402 6,263 -2.17%
Hawaii 756 839 10.98%
Idaho 2,280 2,655 16.45%
Illinois 6,649 5,006 -24.71%
Indiana 3,533 3,629 2.72%
Iowa 1,735 1,005 -42.07%
Kansas 1,041 1,267 21.71%
Kentucky 1,622 1,568 -3.33%
Louisiana 2,553 1,811 -29.06%
Maine 8,234 6,926 -15.89%
Maryland 3,836 2,442 -36.34%
Massachusetts 21,641 17,896 -17.31%
Michigan 18,731 15,470 -17.41%
Minnesota 3,639 2,963 -18.58%
Mississippi 619 442 -28.59%
Missouri 2,840 2,567 -9.61%
Montana 1,045 947 -9.38%
Nebraska 732 773 5.60%
Nevada 3,843 3,635 -5.41%
New Hampshire 9,313 6,770 -27.31%
New Jersey 4,938 4,465 -9.58%
New Mexico 916 1,678 83.19%
New York 20,365 16,519 -18.89%
North Carolina 7,528 7,054 -6.30%
North Dakota 643 526 -18.20%
Ohio 6,788 5,810 -14.41%
Oklahoma 1,600 1,550 -3.13%
Oregon 5,833 5,038 -13.63%
Pennsylvania 5,795 5,363 -7.45%
Puerto Rico 125 68 -45.60%
Rhode Island 2,083 1,684 -19.16%
South Carolina 3,541 3,992 12.74%
South Dakota 316 388 22.78%
Tennessee 4,264 3,965 -7.01%
Texas 18,584 17,977 -3.27%
Utah 4,476 4,898 9.43%
Vermont 3,298 2,756 -16.43%
Virginia 6,918 5,161 -25.40%
Washington 14,066 12,016 -14.57%
West Virginia 668 716 7.19%
Wisconsin 2,426 2,344 -3.38%
Wyoming 283 373 31.80%

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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