Number of Danish People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Danish Population

Population Year
279,135 2020
293,019 2019
306,777 2018
322,779 2017
329,070 2016
339,322 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Danish population has decreased by 60,187 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Danish people by 2025 could be 339,322.

Total U.S. Danish Population By State

We can also look at the data for Danish people in each individual state and whether the Danish 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 1,140 1,239 8.68%
Alaska 1,461 1,013 -30.66%
Arizona 12,475 10,045 -19.48%
Arkansas 2,065 1,554 -24.75%
California 45,441 34,699 -23.64%
Colorado 10,610 8,457 -20.29%
Connecticut 2,317 1,730 -25.33%
Delaware 345 180 -47.83%
District of Columbia 251 334 33.07%
Florida 13,014 11,142 -14.38%
Georgia 4,010 3,654 -8.88%
Hawaii 815 586 -28.10%
Idaho 8,990 6,849 -23.82%
Illinois 10,554 8,676 -17.79%
Indiana 2,990 2,131 -28.73%
Iowa 19,100 15,558 -18.54%
Kansas 3,679 3,473 -5.60%
Kentucky 1,407 1,349 -4.12%
Louisiana 1,100 615 -44.09%
Maine 1,542 1,080 -29.96%
Maryland 2,579 1,999 -22.49%
Massachusetts 2,838 2,582 -9.02%
Michigan 9,085 7,752 -14.67%
Minnesota 14,452 11,738 -18.78%
Mississippi 594 580 -2.36%
Missouri 4,630 4,622 -0.17%
Montana 3,711 2,717 -26.79%
Nebraska 12,249 9,341 -23.74%
Nevada 5,147 4,172 -18.94%
New Hampshire 879 767 -12.74%
New Jersey 3,764 2,972 -21.04%
New Mexico 2,146 1,299 -39.47%
New York 8,039 6,710 -16.53%
North Carolina 4,370 4,075 -6.75%
North Dakota 1,357 1,089 -19.75%
Ohio 4,299 3,543 -17.59%
Oklahoma 2,145 2,005 -6.53%
Oregon 11,461 8,293 -27.64%
Pennsylvania 3,878 3,271 -15.65%
Puerto Rico 16 7 -56.25%
Rhode Island 251 317 26.29%
South Carolina 2,186 1,794 -17.93%
South Dakota 4,404 3,757 -14.69%
Tennessee 2,267 2,005 -11.56%
Texas 13,794 12,633 -8.42%
Utah 38,727 32,625 -15.76%
Vermont 502 438 -12.75%
Virginia 4,356 4,561 4.71%
Washington 16,972 14,073 -17.08%
West Virginia 396 364 -8.08%
Wisconsin 12,493 10,982 -12.09%
Wyoming 2,045 1,695 -17.11%

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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