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 5 years.

Total U.S. Greek Population

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

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Greek population has decreased by 51,897 people.

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

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 3,515 3,456 -1.68%
Alaska 542 642 18.45%
Arizona 8,968 8,126 -9.39%
Arkansas 1,213 1,140 -6.02%
California 54,145 48,979 -9.54%
Colorado 7,061 6,201 -12.18%
Connecticut 14,514 13,107 -9.69%
Delaware 1,851 1,823 -1.51%
District of Columbia 1,104 1,028 -6.88%
Florida 42,519 40,982 -3.61%
Georgia 8,553 8,838 3.33%
Hawaii 559 728 30.23%
Idaho 1,399 1,468 4.93%
Illinois 49,799 47,323 -4.97%
Indiana 11,515 9,252 -19.65%
Iowa 2,218 1,738 -21.64%
Kansas 1,902 1,167 -38.64%
Kentucky 2,807 2,365 -15.75%
Louisiana 2,849 2,039 -28.43%
Maine 2,578 2,385 -7.49%
Maryland 17,136 14,264 -16.76%
Massachusetts 40,015 35,614 -11.00%
Michigan 18,315 16,630 -9.20%
Minnesota 3,624 2,962 -18.27%
Mississippi 1,285 1,129 -12.14%
Missouri 6,190 5,180 -16.32%
Montana 934 686 -26.55%
Nebraska 1,089 1,063 -2.39%
Nevada 4,528 4,324 -4.51%
New Hampshire 6,771 6,155 -9.10%
New Jersey 32,304 29,632 -8.27%
New Mexico 2,075 1,607 -22.55%
New York 86,910 77,093 -11.30%
North Carolina 12,366 10,959 -11.38%
North Dakota 138 189 36.96%
Ohio 24,742 23,397 -5.44%
Oklahoma 2,098 1,814 -13.54%
Oregon 4,595 4,832 5.16%
Pennsylvania 26,893 24,776 -7.87%
Puerto Rico 8 16 100.00%
Rhode Island 3,025 2,950 -2.48%
South Carolina 6,037 5,512 -8.70%
South Dakota 351 326 -7.12%
Tennessee 4,068 4,479 10.10%
Texas 18,784 18,084 -3.73%
Utah 5,076 4,903 -3.41%
Vermont 969 717 -26.01%
Virginia 15,206 13,266 -12.76%
Washington 8,407 7,347 -12.61%
West Virginia 1,969 1,537 -21.94%
Wisconsin 5,962 5,697 -4.44%
Wyoming 842 507 -39.79%

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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