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 5 years.

Total U.S. Ethiopian Population

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

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Ethiopian population has increased by 59,306 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Ethiopian people by 2023 could be 333,282.

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 2019.

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 383 369 -3.66%
Alaska 105 116 10.48%
Arizona 2,427 3,157 30.08%
Arkansas 242 112 -53.72%
California 26,514 31,142 17.45%
Colorado 8,224 9,776 18.87%
Connecticut 648 988 52.47%
Delaware 198 97 -51.01%
District of Columbia 5,381 5,894 9.53%
Florida 2,618 3,583 36.86%
Georgia 13,838 16,874 21.94%
Hawaii 40 6 -85.00%
Idaho 184 172 -6.52%
Illinois 4,399 4,800 9.12%
Indiana 1,615 1,888 16.90%
Iowa 676 1,001 48.08%
Kansas 1,124 1,901 69.13%
Kentucky 550 742 34.91%
Louisiana 480 538 12.08%
Maine 270 295 9.26%
Maryland 19,971 26,848 34.43%
Massachusetts 4,811 5,403 12.31%
Michigan 1,739 2,141 23.12%
Minnesota 16,798 21,797 29.76%
Mississippi 219 184 -15.98%
Missouri 2,988 2,291 -23.33%
Montana 173 187 8.09%
Nebraska 586 583 -0.51%
Nevada 7,882 12,044 52.80%
New Hampshire 230 283 23.04%
New Jersey 1,580 2,510 58.86%
New Mexico 299 56 -81.27%
New York 5,994 6,373 6.32%
North Carolina 3,760 4,857 29.18%
North Dakota 400 64 -84.00%
Ohio 5,720 7,411 29.56%
Oklahoma 606 750 23.76%
Oregon 2,982 4,054 35.95%
Pennsylvania 3,216 4,427 37.66%
Puerto Rico 7 0 -100.00%
Rhode Island 76 152 100.00%
South Carolina 783 652 -16.73%
South Dakota 1,212 2,184 80.20%
Tennessee 4,179 5,270 26.11%
Texas 16,695 23,005 37.80%
Utah 461 838 81.78%
Vermont 114 79 -30.70%
Virginia 23,860 31,439 31.76%
Washington 16,461 23,072 40.16%
West Virginia 195 254 30.26%
Wisconsin 718 1,216 69.36%
Wyoming 46 101 119.57%

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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