Number of Nepalese People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Nepalese Population

Population Year
160,391 2019
150,900 2018
136,992 2017
120,231 2016
103,526 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Nepalese population has increased by 56,865 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Nepalese people by 2023 could be 217,256.

Total U.S. Nepalese Population By State

We can also look at the data for Nepalese people in each individual state and whether the Nepalese 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 424 695 63.92%
Alaska 158 149 -5.70%
Arizona 1,354 1,511 11.60%
Arkansas 83 151 81.93%
California 9,611 15,231 58.47%
Colorado 4,135 5,004 21.02%
Connecticut 1,118 1,389 24.24%
Delaware 348 97 -72.13%
District of Columbia 213 424 99.06%
Florida 1,178 1,305 10.78%
Georgia 3,020 4,804 59.07%
Hawaii 218 281 28.90%
Idaho 512 809 58.01%
Illinois 2,414 4,016 66.36%
Indiana 535 412 -22.99%
Iowa 686 1,651 140.67%
Kansas 876 1,745 99.20%
Kentucky 1,403 2,898 106.56%
Louisiana 442 652 47.51%
Maine 15 194 1,193.33%
Maryland 5,731 7,489 30.68%
Massachusetts 5,601 6,403 14.32%
Michigan 1,831 2,654 44.95%
Minnesota 1,564 3,231 106.59%
Mississippi 211 386 82.94%
Missouri 1,137 1,896 66.75%
Montana 137 33 -75.91%
Nebraska 1,312 2,129 62.27%
Nevada 504 833 65.28%
New Hampshire 1,613 2,313 43.40%
New Jersey 1,504 1,745 16.02%
New Mexico 231 355 53.68%
New York 10,168 14,766 45.22%
North Carolina 3,769 6,617 75.56%
North Dakota 636 1,404 120.75%
Ohio 4,198 12,370 194.66%
Oklahoma 654 905 38.38%
Oregon 1,124 768 -31.67%
Pennsylvania 4,656 9,944 113.57%
Puerto Rico 26 0 -100.00%
Rhode Island 456 253 -44.52%
South Carolina 126 158 25.40%
South Dakota 286 607 112.24%
Tennessee 1,574 1,979 25.73%
Texas 12,190 21,342 75.08%
Utah 1,721 1,274 -25.97%
Vermont 690 1,453 110.58%
Virginia 7,499 8,577 14.38%
Washington 2,444 3,537 44.72%
West Virginia 150 350 133.33%
Wisconsin 1,010 1,128 11.68%
Wyoming 56 74 32.14%

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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