Number of Iraqi People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Iraqi Population

Population Year
126,892 2020
124,544 2019
120,336 2018
117,330 2017
108,087 2016
100,727 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Iraqi population has increased by 26,165 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Iraqi people by 2025 could be 153,057.

Total U.S. Iraqi Population By State

We can also look at the data for Iraqi people in each individual state and whether the Iraqi 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 139 229 64.75%
Alaska 2 0 -100.00%
Arizona 5,366 6,485 20.85%
Arkansas 279 193 -30.82%
California 18,397 16,222 -11.82%
Colorado 774 1,293 67.05%
Connecticut 293 313 6.83%
Delaware 238 0 -100.00%
District of Columbia 31 335 980.65%
Florida 2,704 3,473 28.44%
Georgia 1,056 2,801 165.25%
Hawaii 12 13 8.33%
Idaho 458 979 113.76%
Illinois 7,610 6,086 -20.03%
Indiana 482 438 -9.13%
Iowa 598 865 44.65%
Kansas 657 876 33.33%
Kentucky 1,637 1,884 15.09%
Louisiana 391 205 -47.57%
Maine 793 642 -19.04%
Maryland 1,103 947 -14.14%
Massachusetts 2,127 2,494 17.25%
Michigan 20,695 26,029 25.77%
Minnesota 913 1,434 57.06%
Mississippi 14 0 -100.00%
Missouri 1,591 1,916 20.43%
Montana 0 0 0.00%
Nebraska 1,592 2,104 32.16%
Nevada 256 640 150.00%
New Hampshire 315 576 82.86%
New Jersey 533 1,487 178.99%
New Mexico 897 384 -57.19%
New York 3,268 4,303 31.67%
North Carolina 875 1,179 34.74%
North Dakota 198 75 -62.12%
Ohio 2,077 2,156 3.80%
Oklahoma 550 252 -54.18%
Oregon 749 1,654 120.83%
Pennsylvania 1,206 2,221 84.16%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 167 91 -45.51%
South Carolina 464 853 83.84%
South Dakota 118 162 37.29%
Tennessee 2,366 3,159 33.52%
Texas 7,914 17,618 122.62%
Utah 1,116 1,815 62.63%
Vermont 251 134 -46.61%
Virginia 3,900 5,160 32.31%
Washington 2,675 3,904 45.94%
West Virginia 40 90 125.00%
Wisconsin 840 723 -13.93%
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 .

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