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Number of Chilean People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Chilean Population

Population Year
164,388 2020
156,808 2019
156,382 2018
152,607 2017
148,708 2016
149,472 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Chilean population has increased by 14,916 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Chilean people by 2025 could be 179,304.

Total U.S. Chilean Population By State

We can also look at the data for Chilean people in each individual state and whether the Chilean 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 356 563 58.15%
Alaska 208 64 -69.23%
Arizona 2,265 3,136 38.45%
Arkansas 126 518 311.11%
California 27,686 30,531 10.28%
Colorado 1,698 2,930 72.56%
Connecticut 2,110 3,229 53.03%
Delaware 266 680 155.64%
District of Columbia 642 747 16.36%
Florida 25,482 30,584 20.02%
Georgia 3,437 2,444 -28.89%
Hawaii 387 444 14.73%
Idaho 288 637 121.18%
Illinois 3,115 3,167 1.67%
Indiana 1,027 710 -30.87%
Iowa 384 284 -26.04%
Kansas 656 246 -62.50%
Kentucky 424 495 16.75%
Louisiana 682 516 -24.34%
Maine 134 134 0.00%
Maryland 5,459 3,811 -30.19%
Massachusetts 4,567 3,485 -23.69%
Michigan 1,262 1,493 18.30%
Minnesota 1,899 1,137 -40.13%
Mississippi 209 146 -30.14%
Missouri 650 1,067 64.15%
Montana 29 181 524.14%
Nebraska 220 920 318.18%
Nevada 2,307 1,666 -27.79%
New Hampshire 444 383 -13.74%
New Jersey 9,949 9,840 -1.10%
New Mexico 636 791 24.37%
New York 17,365 18,330 5.56%
North Carolina 2,533 3,546 39.99%
North Dakota 68 170 150.00%
Ohio 1,063 1,566 47.32%
Oklahoma 316 325 2.85%
Oregon 1,344 1,738 29.32%
Pennsylvania 3,866 4,289 10.94%
Puerto Rico 431 400 -7.19%
Rhode Island 196 496 153.06%
South Carolina 530 1,239 133.77%
South Dakota 42 139 230.95%
Tennessee 1,347 1,123 -16.63%
Texas 7,038 9,151 30.02%
Utah 5,451 4,347 -20.25%
Vermont 107 87 -18.69%
Virginia 4,685 5,632 20.21%
Washington 2,839 4,013 41.35%
West Virginia 179 185 3.35%
Wisconsin 1,240 931 -24.92%
Wyoming 259 102 -60.62%

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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  • "Number of Chilean People in the United States". NameCensus.com. Accessed on June 8, 2023. https://namecensus.com/ancestry/chilean/.

  • "Number of Chilean People in the United States". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/ancestry/chilean/. Accessed 8 June, 2023

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