Number of Finnish People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Finnish Population

Population Year
185,001 2020
192,947 2019
197,257 2018
202,644 2017
207,736 2016
212,702 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Finnish population has decreased by 27,701 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Finnish people by 2025 could be 212,702.

Total U.S. Finnish Population By State

We can also look at the data for Finnish people in each individual state and whether the Finnish 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 748 673 -10.03%
Alaska 1,511 1,198 -20.71%
Arizona 6,017 4,957 -17.62%
Arkansas 538 358 -33.46%
California 16,976 11,522 -32.13%
Colorado 2,860 2,999 4.86%
Connecticut 1,616 1,384 -14.36%
Delaware 187 155 -17.11%
District of Columbia 232 179 -22.84%
Florida 10,022 9,091 -9.29%
Georgia 1,764 1,624 -7.94%
Hawaii 560 371 -33.75%
Idaho 2,375 1,425 -40.00%
Illinois 5,044 3,543 -29.76%
Indiana 1,431 1,444 0.91%
Iowa 702 710 1.14%
Kansas 371 632 70.35%
Kentucky 718 617 -14.07%
Louisiana 466 328 -29.61%
Maine 2,292 2,300 0.35%
Maryland 1,352 1,254 -7.25%
Massachusetts 6,167 5,116 -17.04%
Michigan 37,525 30,853 -17.78%
Minnesota 33,720 32,442 -3.79%
Mississippi 230 282 22.61%
Missouri 1,381 1,131 -18.10%
Montana 2,897 2,219 -23.40%
Nebraska 447 444 -0.67%
Nevada 1,704 1,280 -24.88%
New Hampshire 3,334 2,614 -21.60%
New Jersey 1,597 974 -39.01%
New Mexico 994 624 -37.22%
New York 4,538 4,283 -5.62%
North Carolina 2,332 2,544 9.09%
North Dakota 1,236 1,377 11.41%
Ohio 5,365 4,448 -17.09%
Oklahoma 832 707 -15.02%
Oregon 6,756 5,405 -20.00%
Pennsylvania 2,209 1,588 -28.11%
Puerto Rico 17 0 -100.00%
Rhode Island 365 212 -41.92%
South Carolina 2,277 1,399 -38.56%
South Dakota 1,516 1,301 -14.18%
Tennessee 1,265 1,721 36.05%
Texas 4,933 5,344 8.33%
Utah 1,593 1,132 -28.94%
Vermont 658 427 -35.11%
Virginia 2,232 1,997 -10.53%
Washington 14,813 14,549 -1.78%
West Virginia 316 220 -30.38%
Wisconsin 10,989 10,835 -1.40%
Wyoming 699 769 10.01%

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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