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 6 years.

Total U.S. Cuban Population

Population Year
2,332,584 2020
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 2020 the total Cuban population has increased by 318,574 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Cuban people by 2025 could be 2,651,158.

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 2020.

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

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 5,155 6,484 25.78%
Alaska 899 1,537 70.97%
Arizona 12,888 17,140 32.99%
Arkansas 1,507 2,343 55.47%
California 91,274 105,913 16.04%
Colorado 8,422 13,396 59.06%
Connecticut 11,031 12,951 17.41%
Delaware 1,956 1,320 -32.52%
District of Columbia 2,537 3,005 18.45%
Florida 1,363,419 1,532,516 12.40%
Georgia 31,175 36,164 16.00%
Hawaii 2,055 2,045 -0.49%
Idaho 870 864 -0.69%
Illinois 25,518 27,916 9.40%
Indiana 5,228 6,347 21.40%
Iowa 1,959 2,522 28.74%
Kansas 3,712 4,517 21.69%
Kentucky 12,143 18,415 51.65%
Louisiana 11,475 12,132 5.73%
Maine 967 1,033 6.83%
Maryland 12,746 13,988 9.74%
Massachusetts 12,231 15,985 30.69%
Michigan 10,158 13,791 35.76%
Minnesota 4,098 5,720 39.58%
Mississippi 1,619 3,537 118.47%
Missouri 6,468 7,460 15.34%
Montana 638 1,043 63.48%
Nebraska 3,651 5,405 48.04%
Nevada 23,880 34,910 46.19%
New Hampshire 1,730 2,273 31.39%
New Jersey 90,069 93,139 3.41%
New Mexico 4,589 5,074 10.57%
New York 75,349 78,286 3.90%
North Carolina 21,557 29,804 38.26%
North Dakota 362 190 -47.51%
Ohio 8,676 10,561 21.73%
Oklahoma 2,755 3,017 9.51%
Oregon 4,659 7,649 64.18%
Pennsylvania 19,358 23,256 20.14%
Puerto Rico 15,215 12,151 -20.14%
Rhode Island 1,593 2,099 31.76%
South Carolina 6,823 10,472 53.48%
South Dakota 413 412 -0.24%
Tennessee 11,257 12,039 6.95%
Texas 60,461 99,954 65.32%
Utah 2,420 3,399 40.45%
Vermont 444 815 83.56%
Virginia 18,947 21,461 13.27%
Washington 7,563 10,779 42.52%
West Virginia 1,044 1,148 9.96%
Wisconsin 3,927 6,167 57.04%
Wyoming 335 191 -42.99%

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 2020.

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