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 6 years.

Total U.S. Liberian Population

Population Year
69,062 2020
64,252 2019
60,855 2018
58,624 2017
56,266 2016
49,839 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Liberian population has increased by 19,223 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Liberian people by 2025 could be 88,285.

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 2020.

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

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 100 161 61.00%
Alaska 5 37 640.00%
Arizona 919 675 -26.55%
Arkansas 15 57 280.00%
California 936 1,662 77.56%
Colorado 308 374 21.43%
Connecticut 353 541 53.26%
Delaware 387 124 -67.96%
District of Columbia 131 245 87.02%
Florida 536 1,413 163.62%
Georgia 2,692 3,405 26.49%
Hawaii 0 0 0.00%
Idaho 0 0 0.00%
Illinois 1,000 816 -18.40%
Indiana 249 312 25.30%
Iowa 679 1,859 173.78%
Kansas 87 42 -51.72%
Kentucky 631 556 -11.89%
Louisiana 45 0 -100.00%
Maine 21 99 371.43%
Maryland 3,858 4,830 25.19%
Massachusetts 1,241 2,457 97.99%
Michigan 656 1,826 178.35%
Minnesota 8,785 10,171 15.78%
Mississippi 36 29 -19.44%
Missouri 785 799 1.78%
Montana 25 0 -100.00%
Nebraska 129 26 -79.84%
Nevada 186 272 46.24%
New Hampshire 57 118 107.02%
New Jersey 4,126 4,982 20.75%
New Mexico 7 25 257.14%
New York 2,366 3,100 31.02%
North Carolina 2,003 3,436 71.54%
North Dakota 205 2,377 1,059.51%
Ohio 922 1,939 110.30%
Oklahoma 278 235 -15.47%
Oregon 249 52 -79.12%
Pennsylvania 7,684 8,159 6.18%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 2,570 2,900 12.84%
South Carolina 251 368 46.61%
South Dakota 188 567 201.60%
Tennessee 930 587 -36.88%
Texas 1,620 4,714 190.99%
Utah 77 116 50.65%
Vermont 0 0 0.00%
Virginia 942 1,733 83.97%
Washington 242 433 78.93%
West Virginia 100 44 -56.00%
Wisconsin 227 377 66.08%
Wyoming 0 12 100.00%

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 .

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