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 6 years.

Total U.S. Dominican Population

Population Year
2,042,360 2020
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 2020 the total Dominican population has increased by 322,682 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Dominican people by 2025 could be 2,365,042.

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 2020.

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

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 1,275 1,588 24.55%
Alaska 2,112 2,288 8.33%
Arizona 3,291 5,050 53.45%
Arkansas 600 500 -16.67%
California 16,489 17,808 8.00%
Colorado 2,304 4,715 104.64%
Connecticut 31,550 42,946 36.12%
Delaware 2,721 4,173 53.36%
District of Columbia 3,154 5,070 60.75%
Florida 201,261 246,209 22.33%
Georgia 20,794 28,437 36.76%
Hawaii 1,003 1,030 2.69%
Idaho 88 473 437.50%
Illinois 7,295 7,638 4.70%
Indiana 2,723 4,642 70.47%
Iowa 457 797 74.40%
Kansas 915 1,255 37.16%
Kentucky 1,797 1,570 -12.63%
Louisiana 5,797 6,449 11.25%
Maine 766 967 26.24%
Maryland 18,372 25,028 36.23%
Massachusetts 130,264 157,444 20.87%
Michigan 5,685 7,373 29.69%
Minnesota 1,854 3,239 74.70%
Mississippi 1,032 2,001 93.90%
Missouri 2,078 2,126 2.31%
Montana 111 498 348.65%
Nebraska 424 849 100.24%
Nevada 3,374 4,408 30.65%
New Hampshire 4,578 9,123 99.28%
New Jersey 243,255 305,336 25.52%
New Mexico 1,080 1,811 67.69%
New York 802,741 851,630 6.09%
North Carolina 18,006 29,809 65.55%
North Dakota 157 486 209.55%
Ohio 8,237 10,623 28.97%
Oklahoma 795 1,963 146.92%
Oregon 1,116 819 -26.61%
Pennsylvania 81,799 128,851 57.52%
Puerto Rico 63,647 54,137 -14.94%
Rhode Island 43,827 52,691 20.22%
South Carolina 4,247 4,517 6.36%
South Dakota 249 559 124.50%
Tennessee 2,610 3,931 50.61%
Texas 16,779 26,138 55.78%
Utah 2,248 2,262 0.62%
Vermont 226 519 129.65%
Virginia 12,637 16,615 31.48%
Washington 2,844 4,028 41.63%
West Virginia 448 548 22.32%
Wisconsin 2,163 3,424 58.30%
Wyoming 50 106 112.00%

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 2020.

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