Number of Eastern European People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Eastern European Population

Population Year
580,257 2020
536,853 2019
462,169 2018
396,996 2017
354,537 2016
329,123 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Eastern European population has increased by 251,134 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Eastern European people by 2025 could be 831,391.

Total U.S. Eastern European Population By State

We can also look at the data for Eastern European people in each individual state and whether the Eastern European 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 769 3,523 358.13%
Alaska 321 705 119.63%
Arizona 5,406 10,906 101.74%
Arkansas 271 1,988 633.58%
California 42,274 64,337 52.19%
Colorado 6,081 11,478 88.75%
Connecticut 7,923 12,154 53.40%
Delaware 695 2,163 211.22%
District of Columbia 3,098 3,786 22.21%
Florida 22,516 43,119 91.50%
Georgia 6,499 11,057 70.13%
Hawaii 621 1,055 69.89%
Idaho 358 1,392 288.83%
Illinois 15,097 24,181 60.17%
Indiana 2,325 6,451 177.46%
Iowa 885 2,382 169.15%
Kansas 1,260 3,316 163.17%
Kentucky 963 3,656 279.65%
Louisiana 760 2,012 164.74%
Maine 1,118 2,429 117.26%
Maryland 13,867 21,319 53.74%
Massachusetts 16,550 22,167 33.94%
Michigan 6,780 16,907 149.37%
Minnesota 3,599 7,043 95.69%
Mississippi 243 722 197.12%
Missouri 2,454 7,011 185.70%
Montana 345 1,014 193.91%
Nebraska 555 1,719 209.73%
Nevada 1,943 4,126 112.35%
New Hampshire 1,234 2,699 118.72%
New Jersey 26,113 39,654 51.86%
New Mexico 1,497 2,685 79.36%
New York 67,744 89,289 31.80%
North Carolina 4,414 11,790 167.10%
North Dakota 49 144 193.88%
Ohio 8,847 22,111 149.93%
Oklahoma 679 2,626 286.75%
Oregon 3,898 6,810 74.70%
Pennsylvania 18,461 35,702 93.39%
Puerto Rico 0 10 100.00%
Rhode Island 1,470 2,375 61.56%
South Carolina 1,294 5,720 342.04%
South Dakota 65 354 444.62%
Tennessee 2,166 6,159 184.35%
Texas 8,242 19,212 133.10%
Utah 1,181 2,676 126.59%
Vermont 1,169 1,648 40.98%
Virginia 7,615 13,532 77.70%
Washington 4,444 11,060 148.87%
West Virginia 532 1,990 274.06%
Wisconsin 2,309 7,113 208.06%
Wyoming 124 790 537.10%

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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