Number of Greek People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Greek Population

Population Year
512,886 2020
530,418 2019
549,489 2018
558,577 2017
573,569 2016
582,315 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Greek population has decreased by 69,429 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Greek people by 2025 could be 582,315.

Total U.S. Greek Population By State

We can also look at the data for Greek people in each individual state and whether the Greek 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 3,515 3,015 -14.22%
Alaska 542 530 -2.21%
Arizona 8,968 8,412 -6.20%
Arkansas 1,213 982 -19.04%
California 54,145 44,794 -17.27%
Colorado 7,061 6,254 -11.43%
Connecticut 14,514 14,502 -0.08%
Delaware 1,851 2,022 9.24%
District of Columbia 1,104 1,179 6.79%
Florida 42,519 40,242 -5.36%
Georgia 8,553 8,481 -0.84%
Hawaii 559 820 46.69%
Idaho 1,399 1,484 6.08%
Illinois 49,799 43,429 -12.79%
Indiana 11,515 9,076 -21.18%
Iowa 2,218 1,745 -21.33%
Kansas 1,902 1,353 -28.86%
Kentucky 2,807 2,287 -18.53%
Louisiana 2,849 1,773 -37.77%
Maine 2,578 2,007 -22.15%
Maryland 17,136 13,867 -19.08%
Massachusetts 40,015 34,035 -14.94%
Michigan 18,315 17,530 -4.29%
Minnesota 3,624 3,035 -16.25%
Mississippi 1,285 1,279 -0.47%
Missouri 6,190 4,650 -24.88%
Montana 934 649 -30.51%
Nebraska 1,089 1,251 14.88%
Nevada 4,528 4,469 -1.30%
New Hampshire 6,771 6,540 -3.41%
New Jersey 32,304 27,669 -14.35%
New Mexico 2,075 1,765 -14.94%
New York 86,910 74,648 -14.11%
North Carolina 12,366 11,152 -9.82%
North Dakota 138 173 25.36%
Ohio 24,742 21,889 -11.53%
Oklahoma 2,098 1,703 -18.83%
Oregon 4,595 4,252 -7.46%
Pennsylvania 26,893 23,151 -13.91%
Puerto Rico 8 28 250.00%
Rhode Island 3,025 2,847 -5.88%
South Carolina 6,037 6,557 8.61%
South Dakota 351 352 0.28%
Tennessee 4,068 4,045 -0.57%
Texas 18,784 17,228 -8.28%
Utah 5,076 4,683 -7.74%
Vermont 969 719 -25.80%
Virginia 15,206 13,032 -14.30%
Washington 8,407 7,698 -8.43%
West Virginia 1,969 1,897 -3.66%
Wisconsin 5,962 5,369 -9.95%
Wyoming 842 365 -56.65%

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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