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 6 years.

Total U.S. Hmong Population

Population Year
305,525 2020
293,056 2019
289,199 2018
279,915 2017
275,391 2016
267,009 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Hmong population has increased by 38,516 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Hmong people by 2025 could be 344,041.

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 2020.

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

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 231 133 -42.42%
Alaska 4,166 5,541 33.01%
Arizona 394 139 -64.72%
Arkansas 1,356 1,443 6.42%
California 91,705 99,591 8.60%
Colorado 3,939 3,964 0.63%
Connecticut 34 118 247.06%
Delaware 59 0 -100.00%
District of Columbia 34 0 -100.00%
Florida 1,621 1,478 -8.82%
Georgia 3,798 5,496 44.71%
Hawaii 70 42 -40.00%
Idaho 124 107 -13.71%
Illinois 711 774 8.86%
Indiana 362 563 55.52%
Iowa 880 260 -70.45%
Kansas 1,575 2,253 43.05%
Kentucky 154 385 150.00%
Louisiana 153 34 -77.78%
Maine 0 0 0.00%
Maryland 114 29 -74.56%
Massachusetts 862 859 -0.35%
Michigan 5,069 7,064 39.36%
Minnesota 69,466 86,175 24.05%
Mississippi 36 19 -47.22%
Missouri 1,566 1,251 -20.11%
Montana 0 205 100.00%
Nebraska 294 279 -5.10%
Nevada 49 448 814.29%
New Hampshire 14 12 -14.29%
New Jersey 185 82 -55.68%
New Mexico 52 11 -78.85%
New York 297 224 -24.58%
North Carolina 11,005 14,232 29.32%
North Dakota 18 56 211.11%
Ohio 589 369 -37.35%
Oklahoma 3,897 5,244 34.57%
Oregon 2,298 2,716 18.19%
Pennsylvania 1,152 840 -27.08%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 652 827 26.84%
South Carolina 2,418 1,941 -19.73%
South Dakota 24 5 -79.17%
Tennessee 262 714 172.52%
Texas 773 2,482 221.09%
Utah 135 357 164.44%
Vermont 0 0 0.00%
Virginia 343 280 -18.37%
Washington 1,815 2,433 34.05%
West Virginia 0 24 100.00%
Wisconsin 52,233 54,019 3.42%
Wyoming 25 7 -72.00%

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 2020.

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