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 5 years.

Total U.S. Kenyan Population

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

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Kenyan population has increased by 21,129 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Kenyan people by 2023 could be 93,348.

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 2019.

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 727 967 33.01%
Alaska 23 102 343.48%
Arizona 876 1,094 24.89%
Arkansas 47 187 297.87%
California 4,407 4,859 10.26%
Colorado 307 987 221.50%
Connecticut 102 291 185.29%
Delaware 1,041 1,178 13.16%
District of Columbia 180 220 22.22%
Florida 691 770 11.43%
Georgia 3,697 2,667 -27.86%
Hawaii 13 0 -100.00%
Idaho 10 5 -50.00%
Illinois 624 1,452 132.69%
Indiana 903 1,258 39.31%
Iowa 662 783 18.28%
Kansas 1,834 1,725 -5.94%
Kentucky 368 166 -54.89%
Louisiana 187 287 53.48%
Maine 56 17 -69.64%
Maryland 2,631 5,092 93.54%
Massachusetts 5,538 5,411 -2.29%
Michigan 744 1,216 63.44%
Minnesota 2,728 5,173 89.63%
Mississippi 12 42 250.00%
Missouri 1,342 1,705 27.05%
Montana 30 0 -100.00%
Nebraska 190 459 141.58%
Nevada 291 365 25.43%
New Hampshire 307 374 21.82%
New Jersey 2,691 3,842 42.77%
New Mexico 91 125 37.36%
New York 1,500 2,280 52.00%
North Carolina 1,160 1,787 54.05%
North Dakota 34 583 1,614.71%
Ohio 1,669 1,017 -39.07%
Oklahoma 831 557 -32.97%
Oregon 329 542 64.74%
Pennsylvania 1,216 1,943 59.79%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 160 294 83.75%
South Carolina 345 314 -8.99%
South Dakota 54 36 -33.33%
Tennessee 509 667 31.04%
Texas 6,495 11,933 83.73%
Utah 212 357 68.40%
Vermont 0 19 100.00%
Virginia 1,435 2,437 69.83%
Washington 1,547 4,094 164.64%
West Virginia 0 7 100.00%
Wisconsin 223 499 123.77%
Wyoming 21 34 61.90%

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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