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 5 years.

Total U.S. Finnish Population

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

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Finnish population has decreased by 19,755 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Finnish people by 2023 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 2019.

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 748 697 -6.82%
Alaska 1,511 1,264 -16.35%
Arizona 6,017 4,694 -21.99%
Arkansas 538 389 -27.70%
California 16,976 13,470 -20.65%
Colorado 2,860 2,861 0.03%
Connecticut 1,616 1,403 -13.18%
Delaware 187 156 -16.58%
District of Columbia 232 214 -7.76%
Florida 10,022 9,068 -9.52%
Georgia 1,764 2,067 17.18%
Hawaii 560 435 -22.32%
Idaho 2,375 1,300 -45.26%
Illinois 5,044 4,277 -15.21%
Indiana 1,431 1,412 -1.33%
Iowa 702 578 -17.66%
Kansas 371 493 32.88%
Kentucky 718 564 -21.45%
Louisiana 466 473 1.50%
Maine 2,292 2,546 11.08%
Maryland 1,352 1,358 0.44%
Massachusetts 6,167 5,607 -9.08%
Michigan 37,525 33,256 -11.38%
Minnesota 33,720 32,979 -2.20%
Mississippi 230 206 -10.43%
Missouri 1,381 1,152 -16.58%
Montana 2,897 2,259 -22.02%
Nebraska 447 292 -34.68%
Nevada 1,704 1,421 -16.61%
New Hampshire 3,334 2,902 -12.96%
New Jersey 1,597 1,160 -27.36%
New Mexico 994 721 -27.46%
New York 4,538 4,352 -4.10%
North Carolina 2,332 2,542 9.01%
North Dakota 1,236 1,607 30.02%
Ohio 5,365 4,823 -10.10%
Oklahoma 832 714 -14.18%
Oregon 6,756 5,718 -15.36%
Pennsylvania 2,209 1,786 -19.15%
Puerto Rico 17 10 -41.18%
Rhode Island 365 287 -21.37%
South Carolina 2,277 1,760 -22.71%
South Dakota 1,516 1,396 -7.92%
Tennessee 1,265 1,317 4.11%
Texas 4,933 5,768 16.93%
Utah 1,593 1,333 -16.32%
Vermont 658 505 -23.25%
Virginia 2,232 2,106 -5.65%
Washington 14,813 14,551 -1.77%
West Virginia 316 199 -37.03%
Wisconsin 10,989 9,985 -9.14%
Wyoming 699 524 -25.04%

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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