Number of Cuban People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Cuban Population

Population Year
2,278,034 2019
2,217,445 2018
2,158,962 2017
2,077,828 2016
2,014,010 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Cuban population has increased by 264,024 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Cuban people by 2023 could be 2,542,058.

Total U.S. Cuban Population By State

We can also look at the data for Cuban people in each individual state and whether the Cuban 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 5,155 4,880 -5.33%
Alaska 899 1,156 28.59%
Arizona 12,888 15,670 21.59%
Arkansas 1,507 2,163 43.53%
California 91,274 99,206 8.69%
Colorado 8,422 13,659 62.18%
Connecticut 11,031 13,213 19.78%
Delaware 1,956 1,393 -28.78%
District of Columbia 2,537 3,093 21.92%
Florida 1,363,419 1,520,577 11.53%
Georgia 31,175 32,778 5.14%
Hawaii 2,055 2,281 11.00%
Idaho 870 1,342 54.25%
Illinois 25,518 26,137 2.43%
Indiana 5,228 6,408 22.57%
Iowa 1,959 2,283 16.54%
Kansas 3,712 4,255 14.63%
Kentucky 12,143 15,885 30.82%
Louisiana 11,475 11,892 3.63%
Maine 967 1,509 56.05%
Maryland 12,746 13,858 8.72%
Massachusetts 12,231 14,906 21.87%
Michigan 10,158 13,142 29.38%
Minnesota 4,098 5,446 32.89%
Mississippi 1,619 3,027 86.97%
Missouri 6,468 7,591 17.36%
Montana 638 1,104 73.04%
Nebraska 3,651 5,209 42.67%
Nevada 23,880 31,745 32.94%
New Hampshire 1,730 2,057 18.90%
New Jersey 90,069 92,910 3.15%
New Mexico 4,589 4,826 5.16%
New York 75,349 75,792 0.59%
North Carolina 21,557 27,581 27.94%
North Dakota 362 296 -18.23%
Ohio 8,676 10,549 21.59%
Oklahoma 2,755 3,222 16.95%
Oregon 4,659 6,953 49.24%
Pennsylvania 19,358 23,274 20.23%
Puerto Rico 15,215 12,409 -18.44%
Rhode Island 1,593 2,168 36.10%
South Carolina 6,823 9,257 35.67%
South Dakota 413 464 12.35%
Tennessee 11,257 12,044 6.99%
Texas 60,461 89,587 48.17%
Utah 2,420 2,862 18.26%
Vermont 444 793 78.60%
Virginia 18,947 20,812 9.84%
Washington 7,563 10,335 36.65%
West Virginia 1,044 1,118 7.09%
Wisconsin 3,927 5,251 33.72%
Wyoming 335 75 -77.61%

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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