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 5 years.

Total U.S. Eastern European Population

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

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Eastern European population has increased by 207,730 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Eastern European people by 2023 could be 744,583.

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 2019.

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 769 3,097 302.73%
Alaska 321 689 114.64%
Arizona 5,406 9,696 79.36%
Arkansas 271 1,534 466.05%
California 42,274 59,809 41.48%
Colorado 6,081 10,684 75.69%
Connecticut 7,923 11,667 47.25%
Delaware 695 1,821 162.01%
District of Columbia 3,098 3,928 26.79%
Florida 22,516 39,909 77.25%
Georgia 6,499 10,444 60.70%
Hawaii 621 1,218 96.14%
Idaho 358 1,144 219.55%
Illinois 15,097 22,382 48.25%
Indiana 2,325 6,130 163.66%
Iowa 885 2,352 165.76%
Kansas 1,260 2,855 126.59%
Kentucky 963 3,434 256.59%
Louisiana 760 2,080 173.68%
Maine 1,118 2,231 99.55%
Maryland 13,867 20,079 44.80%
Massachusetts 16,550 22,413 35.43%
Michigan 6,780 15,419 127.42%
Minnesota 3,599 6,808 89.16%
Mississippi 243 865 255.97%
Missouri 2,454 5,807 136.63%
Montana 345 896 159.71%
Nebraska 555 1,483 167.21%
Nevada 1,943 3,411 75.55%
New Hampshire 1,234 2,515 103.81%
New Jersey 26,113 36,065 38.11%
New Mexico 1,497 2,424 61.92%
New York 67,744 83,593 23.40%
North Carolina 4,414 10,283 132.96%
North Dakota 49 215 338.78%
Ohio 8,847 19,509 120.52%
Oklahoma 679 2,619 285.71%
Oregon 3,898 6,589 69.04%
Pennsylvania 18,461 33,731 82.71%
Puerto Rico 0 9 100.00%
Rhode Island 1,470 1,535 4.42%
South Carolina 1,294 4,702 263.37%
South Dakota 65 297 356.92%
Tennessee 2,166 5,443 151.29%
Texas 8,242 17,746 115.31%
Utah 1,181 2,428 105.59%
Vermont 1,169 1,577 34.90%
Virginia 7,615 13,012 70.87%
Washington 4,444 9,585 115.68%
West Virginia 532 1,621 204.70%
Wisconsin 2,309 6,399 177.13%
Wyoming 124 680 448.39%

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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