Number of Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander People in the United States

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

First, let's take a look at the population of Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander people in the United States for the last 5 years.

Total U.S. Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander Population

Population Year
599,868 2019
582,718 2018
570,116 2017
560,021 2016
546,255 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander population has increased by 53,613 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander people by 2023 could be 653,481.

Total U.S. Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander Population By State

We can also look at the data for Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander people in each individual state and whether the Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander 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 2,439 2,238 -8.24%
Alaska 8,841 9,204 4.11%
Arizona 12,471 14,458 15.93%
Arkansas 6,845 8,733 27.58%
California 150,370 155,290 3.27%
Colorado 7,695 8,643 12.32%
Connecticut 981 1,123 14.48%
Delaware 306 542 77.12%
District of Columbia 250 376 50.40%
Florida 11,024 12,653 14.78%
Georgia 4,704 6,233 32.50%
Hawaii 138,901 142,997 2.95%
Idaho 1,921 2,755 43.41%
Illinois 3,407 4,477 31.41%
Indiana 2,285 2,506 9.67%
Iowa 1,882 3,729 98.14%
Kansas 1,796 2,382 32.63%
Kentucky 2,197 3,182 44.83%
Louisiana 1,824 1,406 -22.92%
Maine 187 396 111.76%
Maryland 2,754 3,034 10.17%
Massachusetts 1,644 2,804 70.56%
Michigan 2,083 3,099 48.78%
Minnesota 1,970 2,194 11.37%
Mississippi 409 680 66.26%
Missouri 6,161 8,231 33.60%
Montana 848 807 -4.83%
Nebraska 1,280 1,327 3.67%
Nevada 17,942 20,022 11.59%
New Hampshire 228 443 94.30%
New Jersey 2,808 3,458 23.15%
New Mexico 1,276 1,644 28.84%
New York 6,485 8,821 36.02%
North Carolina 6,244 7,213 15.52%
North Dakota 304 863 183.88%
Ohio 3,060 3,880 26.80%
Oklahoma 4,701 6,260 33.16%
Oregon 15,042 16,625 10.52%
Pennsylvania 4,279 4,198 -1.89%
Puerto Rico 129 269 108.53%
Rhode Island 373 810 117.16%
South Carolina 2,588 4,002 54.64%
South Dakota 332 504 51.81%
Tennessee 3,323 3,771 13.48%
Texas 21,655 25,292 16.80%
Utah 26,147 27,554 5.38%
Vermont 249 325 30.52%
Virginia 5,304 6,179 16.50%
Washington 44,159 49,090 11.17%
West Virginia 625 419 -32.96%
Wisconsin 1,233 2,400 94.65%
Wyoming 423 596 40.90%

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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  • "Number of Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander People in the United States". NameCensus.com. Accessed on December 7, 2021. http://namecensus.com/ancestry/native-hawaiian-and-other-pacific-islander/.

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