Number of Kenyan People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Kenyan Population

Population Year
73,760 2020
72,219 2019
67,334 2018
60,630 2017
55,671 2016
51,090 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Kenyan population has increased by 22,670 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Kenyan people by 2025 could be 96,430.

Total U.S. Kenyan Population By State

We can also look at the data for Kenyan people in each individual state and whether the Kenyan 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 727 626 -13.89%
Alaska 23 47 104.35%
Arizona 876 1,217 38.93%
Arkansas 47 153 225.53%
California 4,407 5,296 20.17%
Colorado 307 740 141.04%
Connecticut 102 354 247.06%
Delaware 1,041 1,130 8.55%
District of Columbia 180 322 78.89%
Florida 691 1,018 47.32%
Georgia 3,697 2,620 -29.13%
Hawaii 13 0 -100.00%
Idaho 10 5 -50.00%
Illinois 624 1,321 111.70%
Indiana 903 1,388 53.71%
Iowa 662 343 -48.19%
Kansas 1,834 1,635 -10.85%
Kentucky 368 110 -70.11%
Louisiana 187 150 -19.79%
Maine 56 49 -12.50%
Maryland 2,631 5,184 97.04%
Massachusetts 5,538 4,281 -22.70%
Michigan 744 1,417 90.46%
Minnesota 2,728 5,354 96.26%
Mississippi 12 22 83.33%
Missouri 1,342 2,187 62.97%
Montana 30 0 -100.00%
Nebraska 190 400 110.53%
Nevada 291 165 -43.30%
New Hampshire 307 270 -12.05%
New Jersey 2,691 4,204 56.22%
New Mexico 91 121 32.97%
New York 1,500 2,547 69.80%
North Carolina 1,160 2,275 96.12%
North Dakota 34 894 2,529.41%
Ohio 1,669 1,345 -19.41%
Oklahoma 831 646 -22.26%
Oregon 329 518 57.45%
Pennsylvania 1,216 1,980 62.83%
Puerto Rico 0 21 100.00%
Rhode Island 160 119 -25.63%
South Carolina 345 529 53.33%
South Dakota 54 38 -29.63%
Tennessee 509 584 14.73%
Texas 6,495 11,900 83.22%
Utah 212 628 196.23%
Vermont 0 29 100.00%
Virginia 1,435 1,945 35.54%
Washington 1,547 4,926 218.42%
West Virginia 0 7 100.00%
Wisconsin 223 672 201.35%
Wyoming 21 49 133.33%

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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