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 5 years.

Total U.S. Chilean Population

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

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Chilean population has increased by 7,336 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Chilean people by 2023 could be 164,144.

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 2019.

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 356 442 24.16%
Alaska 208 55 -73.56%
Arizona 2,265 2,722 20.18%
Arkansas 126 433 243.65%
California 27,686 29,063 4.97%
Colorado 1,698 2,934 72.79%
Connecticut 2,110 3,609 71.04%
Delaware 266 324 21.80%
District of Columbia 642 787 22.59%
Florida 25,482 31,090 22.01%
Georgia 3,437 2,435 -29.15%
Hawaii 387 515 33.07%
Idaho 288 783 171.88%
Illinois 3,115 3,224 3.50%
Indiana 1,027 878 -14.51%
Iowa 384 266 -30.73%
Kansas 656 159 -75.76%
Kentucky 424 590 39.15%
Louisiana 682 583 -14.52%
Maine 134 163 21.64%
Maryland 5,459 4,317 -20.92%
Massachusetts 4,567 3,920 -14.17%
Michigan 1,262 1,151 -8.80%
Minnesota 1,899 1,504 -20.80%
Mississippi 209 154 -26.32%
Missouri 650 1,068 64.31%
Montana 29 196 575.86%
Nebraska 220 401 82.27%
Nevada 2,307 1,819 -21.15%
New Hampshire 444 443 -0.23%
New Jersey 9,949 8,736 -12.19%
New Mexico 636 536 -15.72%
New York 17,365 15,644 -9.91%
North Carolina 2,533 3,271 29.14%
North Dakota 68 16 -76.47%
Ohio 1,063 1,516 42.62%
Oklahoma 316 376 18.99%
Oregon 1,344 1,775 32.07%
Pennsylvania 3,866 4,145 7.22%
Puerto Rico 431 448 3.94%
Rhode Island 196 461 135.20%
South Carolina 530 861 62.45%
South Dakota 42 127 202.38%
Tennessee 1,347 1,027 -23.76%
Texas 7,038 7,660 8.84%
Utah 5,451 4,853 -10.97%
Vermont 107 71 -33.64%
Virginia 4,685 4,747 1.32%
Washington 2,839 3,548 24.97%
West Virginia 179 156 -12.85%
Wisconsin 1,240 1,185 -4.44%
Wyoming 259 69 -73.36%

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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