Number of Guatemalan People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Guatemalan Population

Population Year
1,484,005 2020
1,479,715 2019
1,421,080 2018
1,375,723 2017
1,328,968 2016
1,296,634 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Guatemalan population has increased by 187,371 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Guatemalan people by 2025 could be 1,671,376.

Total U.S. Guatemalan Population By State

We can also look at the data for Guatemalan people in each individual state and whether the Guatemalan 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 16,976 19,781 16.52%
Alaska 565 281 -50.27%
Arizona 15,910 19,392 21.89%
Arkansas 5,803 6,061 4.45%
California 407,022 434,671 6.79%
Colorado 8,780 9,034 2.89%
Connecticut 19,641 22,382 13.96%
Delaware 6,566 8,055 22.68%
District of Columbia 3,957 4,419 11.68%
Florida 102,722 126,443 23.09%
Georgia 43,162 58,261 34.98%
Hawaii 692 1,928 178.61%
Idaho 1,478 1,742 17.86%
Illinois 39,477 41,893 6.12%
Indiana 7,991 9,115 14.07%
Iowa 6,038 6,841 13.30%
Kansas 5,957 9,333 56.67%
Kentucky 8,548 8,973 4.97%
Louisiana 9,660 9,087 -5.93%
Maine 540 467 -13.52%
Maryland 45,185 57,164 26.51%
Massachusetts 41,711 44,111 5.75%
Michigan 11,865 13,074 10.19%
Minnesota 8,161 10,698 31.09%
Mississippi 3,106 5,155 65.97%
Missouri 8,243 9,365 13.61%
Montana 258 293 13.57%
Nebraska 12,032 16,990 41.21%
Nevada 17,047 22,377 31.27%
New Hampshire 1,417 830 -41.43%
New Jersey 56,805 61,652 8.53%
New Mexico 3,053 2,554 -16.34%
New York 88,163 92,822 5.28%
North Carolina 31,216 31,590 1.20%
North Dakota 328 134 -59.15%
Ohio 11,301 14,292 26.47%
Oklahoma 12,251 14,463 18.06%
Oregon 8,874 11,386 28.31%
Pennsylvania 17,901 19,695 10.02%
Puerto Rico 562 390 -30.60%
Rhode Island 24,636 24,118 -2.10%
South Carolina 9,930 14,496 45.98%
South Dakota 2,424 3,322 37.05%
Tennessee 18,241 23,430 28.45%
Texas 84,137 107,809 28.14%
Utah 7,998 9,310 16.40%
Vermont 250 175 -30.00%
Virginia 38,142 50,977 33.65%
Washington 15,018 18,487 23.10%
West Virginia 525 558 6.29%
Wisconsin 4,050 3,835 -5.31%
Wyoming 881 684 -22.36%

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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