Number of Liberian People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Liberian Population

Population Year
64,252 2019
60,855 2018
58,624 2017
56,266 2016
49,839 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Liberian population has increased by 14,413 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Liberian people by 2023 could be 78,665.

Total U.S. Liberian Population By State

We can also look at the data for Liberian people in each individual state and whether the Liberian 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 100 111 11.00%
Alaska 5 34 580.00%
Arizona 919 830 -9.68%
Arkansas 15 24 60.00%
California 936 1,000 6.84%
Colorado 308 561 82.14%
Connecticut 353 603 70.82%
Delaware 387 260 -32.82%
District of Columbia 131 139 6.11%
Florida 536 1,221 127.80%
Georgia 2,692 2,776 3.12%
Hawaii 0 0 0.00%
Idaho 0 0 0.00%
Illinois 1,000 1,347 34.70%
Indiana 249 397 59.44%
Iowa 679 699 2.95%
Kansas 87 43 -50.57%
Kentucky 631 531 -15.85%
Louisiana 45 0 -100.00%
Maine 21 143 580.95%
Maryland 3,858 5,253 36.16%
Massachusetts 1,241 2,483 100.08%
Michigan 656 616 -6.10%
Minnesota 8,785 10,553 20.13%
Mississippi 36 113 213.89%
Missouri 785 754 -3.95%
Montana 25 24 -4.00%
Nebraska 129 80 -37.98%
Nevada 186 132 -29.03%
New Hampshire 57 126 121.05%
New Jersey 4,126 4,663 13.02%
New Mexico 7 21 200.00%
New York 2,366 3,065 29.54%
North Carolina 2,003 2,507 25.16%
North Dakota 205 1,968 860.00%
Ohio 922 1,504 63.12%
Oklahoma 278 106 -61.87%
Oregon 249 32 -87.15%
Pennsylvania 7,684 8,587 11.75%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 2,570 2,409 -6.26%
South Carolina 251 478 90.44%
South Dakota 188 556 195.74%
Tennessee 930 818 -12.04%
Texas 1,620 3,874 139.14%
Utah 77 103 33.77%
Vermont 0 0 0.00%
Virginia 942 1,759 86.73%
Washington 242 405 67.36%
West Virginia 100 39 -61.00%
Wisconsin 227 474 108.81%
Wyoming 0 31 100.00%

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.

Link To or Reference This Page

We spent a lot of time downloading, cleaning, merging, and formatting the data that is shown on the site.

If you found the data or information on this page useful in your research, please use the tool below to properly cite or reference Name Census as the source. We appreciate your support!

  • "Number of Liberian People in the United States". NameCensus.com. Accessed on December 3, 2021. http://namecensus.com/ancestry/liberian/.

  • "Number of Liberian People in the United States". NameCensus.com, http://namecensus.com/ancestry/liberian/. Accessed 3 December, 2021

  • Number of Liberian People in the United States. NameCensus.com. Retrieved from http://namecensus.com/ancestry/liberian/.