Number of Dominican People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Dominican Population

Population Year
1,986,971 2019
1,932,000 2018
1,879,477 2017
1,788,697 2016
1,719,678 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Dominican population has increased by 267,293 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Dominican people by 2023 could be 2,254,264.

Total U.S. Dominican Population By State

We can also look at the data for Dominican people in each individual state and whether the Dominican 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 1,275 1,551 21.65%
Alaska 2,112 2,558 21.12%
Arizona 3,291 5,643 71.47%
Arkansas 600 714 19.00%
California 16,489 17,281 4.80%
Colorado 2,304 3,729 61.85%
Connecticut 31,550 42,724 35.42%
Delaware 2,721 3,731 37.12%
District of Columbia 3,154 4,856 53.96%
Florida 201,261 236,798 17.66%
Georgia 20,794 25,979 24.94%
Hawaii 1,003 1,113 10.97%
Idaho 88 583 562.50%
Illinois 7,295 7,657 4.96%
Indiana 2,723 4,041 48.40%
Iowa 457 524 14.66%
Kansas 915 1,161 26.89%
Kentucky 1,797 1,122 -37.56%
Louisiana 5,797 5,744 -0.91%
Maine 766 933 21.80%
Maryland 18,372 21,714 18.19%
Massachusetts 130,264 153,773 18.05%
Michigan 5,685 6,981 22.80%
Minnesota 1,854 2,822 52.21%
Mississippi 1,032 1,762 70.74%
Missouri 2,078 2,100 1.06%
Montana 111 502 352.25%
Nebraska 424 612 44.34%
Nevada 3,374 4,458 32.13%
New Hampshire 4,578 7,833 71.10%
New Jersey 243,255 291,845 19.97%
New Mexico 1,080 1,375 27.31%
New York 802,741 854,018 6.39%
North Carolina 18,006 25,823 43.41%
North Dakota 157 469 198.73%
Ohio 8,237 11,483 39.41%
Oklahoma 795 1,123 41.26%
Oregon 1,116 821 -26.43%
Pennsylvania 81,799 118,140 44.43%
Puerto Rico 63,647 56,883 -10.63%
Rhode Island 43,827 52,437 19.65%
South Carolina 4,247 4,188 -1.39%
South Dakota 249 446 79.12%
Tennessee 2,610 3,854 47.66%
Texas 16,779 23,114 37.76%
Utah 2,248 2,186 -2.76%
Vermont 226 541 139.38%
Virginia 12,637 17,205 36.15%
Washington 2,844 3,330 17.09%
West Virginia 448 512 14.29%
Wisconsin 2,163 2,969 37.26%
Wyoming 50 93 86.00%

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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