Number of Guyanese People in the United States

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

First, let's take a look at the population of Guyanese people in the United States for the last 5 years.

Total U.S. Guyanese Population

Population Year
197,663 2019
203,071 2018
199,308 2017
195,293 2016
190,986 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Guyanese population has increased by 6,677 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Guyanese people by 2023 could be 204,340.

Total U.S. Guyanese Population By State

We can also look at the data for Guyanese people in each individual state and whether the Guyanese 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 253 198 -21.74%
Alaska 5 34 580.00%
Arizona 309 412 33.33%
Arkansas 48 5 -89.58%
California 2,140 2,529 18.18%
Colorado 104 181 74.04%
Connecticut 2,656 3,204 20.63%
Delaware 300 476 58.67%
District of Columbia 830 354 -57.35%
Florida 17,778 17,822 0.25%
Georgia 5,961 7,211 20.97%
Hawaii 31 55 77.42%
Idaho 0 31 100.00%
Illinois 397 533 34.26%
Indiana 42 106 152.38%
Iowa 70 19 -72.86%
Kansas 137 19 -86.13%
Kentucky 104 87 -16.35%
Louisiana 176 78 -55.68%
Maine 5 0 -100.00%
Maryland 5,790 5,477 -5.41%
Massachusetts 1,402 1,188 -15.26%
Michigan 480 258 -46.25%
Minnesota 1,408 2,234 58.66%
Mississippi 71 65 -8.45%
Missouri 166 121 -27.11%
Montana 7 0 -100.00%
Nebraska 9 18 100.00%
Nevada 111 89 -19.82%
New Hampshire 0 45 100.00%
New Jersey 17,119 18,142 5.98%
New Mexico 0 70 100.00%
New York 124,054 126,431 1.92%
North Carolina 1,447 1,796 24.12%
North Dakota 15 9 -40.00%
Ohio 869 818 -5.87%
Oklahoma 24 29 20.83%
Oregon 2 57 2,750.00%
Pennsylvania 2,523 2,931 16.17%
Puerto Rico 82 11 -86.59%
Rhode Island 87 192 120.69%
South Carolina 259 327 26.25%
South Dakota 12 0 -100.00%
Tennessee 414 262 -36.71%
Texas 1,782 1,809 1.52%
Utah 31 35 12.90%
Vermont 102 14 -86.27%
Virginia 1,145 1,268 10.74%
Washington 159 482 203.14%
West Virginia 96 57 -40.63%
Wisconsin 56 85 51.79%
Wyoming 0 0 0.00%

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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