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 5 years.

Total U.S. Guatemalan Population

Population Year
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 2019 the total Guatemalan population has increased by 183,081 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Guatemalan people by 2023 could be 1,662,796.

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 2019.

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 16,976 20,451 20.47%
Alaska 565 417 -26.19%
Arizona 15,910 21,098 32.61%
Arkansas 5,803 6,317 8.86%
California 407,022 436,896 7.34%
Colorado 8,780 9,333 6.30%
Connecticut 19,641 21,996 11.99%
Delaware 6,566 8,214 25.10%
District of Columbia 3,957 3,003 -24.11%
Florida 102,722 121,559 18.34%
Georgia 43,162 55,077 27.61%
Hawaii 692 1,752 153.18%
Idaho 1,478 1,674 13.26%
Illinois 39,477 45,775 15.95%
Indiana 7,991 9,316 16.58%
Iowa 6,038 6,797 12.57%
Kansas 5,957 9,832 65.05%
Kentucky 8,548 9,242 8.12%
Louisiana 9,660 9,623 -0.38%
Maine 540 421 -22.04%
Maryland 45,185 55,208 22.18%
Massachusetts 41,711 45,235 8.45%
Michigan 11,865 13,315 12.22%
Minnesota 8,161 11,293 38.38%
Mississippi 3,106 4,444 43.08%
Missouri 8,243 8,745 6.09%
Montana 258 466 80.62%
Nebraska 12,032 17,421 44.79%
Nevada 17,047 22,171 30.06%
New Hampshire 1,417 1,323 -6.63%
New Jersey 56,805 66,580 17.21%
New Mexico 3,053 2,403 -21.29%
New York 88,163 96,832 9.83%
North Carolina 31,216 33,262 6.55%
North Dakota 328 198 -39.63%
Ohio 11,301 14,423 27.63%
Oklahoma 12,251 12,204 -0.38%
Oregon 8,874 12,231 37.83%
Pennsylvania 17,901 18,855 5.33%
Puerto Rico 562 491 -12.63%
Rhode Island 24,636 21,904 -11.09%
South Carolina 9,930 13,452 35.47%
South Dakota 2,424 2,423 -0.04%
Tennessee 18,241 22,193 21.67%
Texas 84,137 104,447 24.14%
Utah 7,998 9,173 14.69%
Vermont 250 166 -33.60%
Virginia 38,142 47,109 23.51%
Washington 15,018 18,131 20.73%
West Virginia 525 554 5.52%
Wisconsin 4,050 3,736 -7.75%
Wyoming 881 1,025 16.35%

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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