Number of Ethiopian People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Ethiopian Population

Population Year
292,599 2020
273,976 2019
262,689 2018
246,831 2017
233,789 2016
214,670 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Ethiopian population has increased by 77,929 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Ethiopian people by 2025 could be 370,528.

Total U.S. Ethiopian Population By State

We can also look at the data for Ethiopian people in each individual state and whether the Ethiopian 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 383 408 6.53%
Alaska 105 218 107.62%
Arizona 2,427 4,401 81.33%
Arkansas 242 81 -66.53%
California 26,514 31,227 17.78%
Colorado 8,224 9,982 21.38%
Connecticut 648 1,158 78.70%
Delaware 198 319 61.11%
District of Columbia 5,381 5,919 10.00%
Florida 2,618 4,304 64.40%
Georgia 13,838 20,354 47.09%
Hawaii 40 5 -87.50%
Idaho 184 201 9.24%
Illinois 4,399 5,187 17.91%
Indiana 1,615 2,165 34.06%
Iowa 676 1,280 89.35%
Kansas 1,124 1,756 56.23%
Kentucky 550 794 44.36%
Louisiana 480 1,027 113.96%
Maine 270 512 89.63%
Maryland 19,971 29,075 45.59%
Massachusetts 4,811 4,520 -6.05%
Michigan 1,739 2,474 42.27%
Minnesota 16,798 22,910 36.39%
Mississippi 219 407 85.84%
Missouri 2,988 1,805 -39.59%
Montana 173 178 2.89%
Nebraska 586 551 -5.97%
Nevada 7,882 12,592 59.76%
New Hampshire 230 361 56.96%
New Jersey 1,580 3,057 93.48%
New Mexico 299 52 -82.61%
New York 5,994 7,164 19.52%
North Carolina 3,760 5,927 57.63%
North Dakota 400 125 -68.75%
Ohio 5,720 8,216 43.64%
Oklahoma 606 885 46.04%
Oregon 2,982 3,885 30.28%
Pennsylvania 3,216 4,764 48.13%
Puerto Rico 7 0 -100.00%
Rhode Island 76 195 156.58%
South Carolina 783 556 -28.99%
South Dakota 1,212 3,250 168.15%
Tennessee 4,179 4,020 -3.80%
Texas 16,695 24,601 47.36%
Utah 461 836 81.34%
Vermont 114 57 -50.00%
Virginia 23,860 32,542 36.39%
Washington 16,461 24,995 51.84%
West Virginia 195 220 12.82%
Wisconsin 718 1,037 44.43%
Wyoming 46 44 -4.35%

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 .

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