Number of Hmong People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Hmong Population

Population Year
293,056 2019
289,199 2018
279,915 2017
275,391 2016
267,009 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Hmong population has increased by 26,047 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Hmong people by 2023 could be 319,103.

Total U.S. Hmong Population By State

We can also look at the data for Hmong people in each individual state and whether the Hmong 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 231 118 -48.92%
Alaska 4,166 4,863 16.73%
Arizona 394 126 -68.02%
Arkansas 1,356 1,850 36.43%
California 91,705 95,672 4.33%
Colorado 3,939 3,514 -10.79%
Connecticut 34 164 382.35%
Delaware 59 39 -33.90%
District of Columbia 34 0 -100.00%
Florida 1,621 1,636 0.93%
Georgia 3,798 4,656 22.59%
Hawaii 70 43 -38.57%
Idaho 124 106 -14.52%
Illinois 711 956 34.46%
Indiana 362 670 85.08%
Iowa 880 527 -40.11%
Kansas 1,575 2,099 33.27%
Kentucky 154 277 79.87%
Louisiana 153 103 -32.68%
Maine 0 0 0.00%
Maryland 114 113 -0.88%
Massachusetts 862 599 -30.51%
Michigan 5,069 6,504 28.31%
Minnesota 69,466 79,418 14.33%
Mississippi 36 15 -58.33%
Missouri 1,566 1,520 -2.94%
Montana 0 122 100.00%
Nebraska 294 383 30.27%
Nevada 49 364 642.86%
New Hampshire 14 7 -50.00%
New Jersey 185 58 -68.65%
New Mexico 52 14 -73.08%
New York 297 226 -23.91%
North Carolina 11,005 14,421 31.04%
North Dakota 18 52 188.89%
Ohio 589 603 2.38%
Oklahoma 3,897 4,486 15.11%
Oregon 2,298 3,074 33.77%
Pennsylvania 1,152 420 -63.54%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 652 944 44.79%
South Carolina 2,418 1,675 -30.73%
South Dakota 24 21 -12.50%
Tennessee 262 601 129.39%
Texas 773 1,611 108.41%
Utah 135 241 78.52%
Vermont 0 0 0.00%
Virginia 343 311 -9.33%
Washington 1,815 2,531 39.45%
West Virginia 0 22 100.00%
Wisconsin 52,233 55,273 5.82%
Wyoming 25 8 -68.00%

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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