Number of Northern European People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Northern European Population

Population Year
317,984 2019
277,070 2018
243,656 2017
228,024 2016
219,171 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Northern European population has increased by 98,813 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Northern European people by 2023 could be 416,797.

Total U.S. Northern European Population By State

We can also look at the data for Northern European people in each individual state and whether the Northern European 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 1,356 2,531 86.65%
Alaska 2,203 2,179 -1.09%
Arizona 4,587 8,401 83.15%
Arkansas 1,003 2,303 129.61%
California 36,713 51,047 39.04%
Colorado 9,021 11,019 22.15%
Connecticut 2,498 3,671 46.96%
Delaware 402 628 56.22%
District of Columbia 518 987 90.54%
Florida 7,850 11,587 47.61%
Georgia 4,316 7,622 76.60%
Hawaii 1,131 1,238 9.46%
Idaho 2,537 3,674 44.82%
Illinois 6,797 7,904 16.29%
Indiana 2,825 3,786 34.02%
Iowa 2,831 4,493 58.71%
Kansas 1,961 2,843 44.98%
Kentucky 1,499 2,475 65.11%
Louisiana 1,102 2,346 112.89%
Maine 1,071 2,350 119.42%
Maryland 4,123 5,224 26.70%
Massachusetts 5,308 7,418 39.75%
Michigan 5,751 8,153 41.77%
Minnesota 9,014 10,692 18.62%
Mississippi 1,544 1,330 -13.86%
Missouri 4,061 5,085 25.22%
Montana 2,042 3,094 51.52%
Nebraska 977 1,668 70.73%
Nevada 1,614 3,639 125.46%
New Hampshire 944 1,947 106.25%
New Jersey 2,604 3,791 45.58%
New Mexico 2,973 3,688 24.05%
New York 7,533 10,017 32.97%
North Carolina 5,079 7,245 42.65%
North Dakota 360 402 11.67%
Ohio 4,632 6,136 32.47%
Oklahoma 1,037 2,878 177.53%
Oregon 9,705 13,653 40.68%
Pennsylvania 5,237 6,230 18.96%
Puerto Rico 13 9 -30.77%
Rhode Island 621 370 -40.42%
South Carolina 1,775 3,200 80.28%
South Dakota 695 1,295 86.33%
Tennessee 2,231 4,613 106.77%
Texas 9,823 16,973 72.79%
Utah 5,153 8,431 63.61%
Vermont 1,304 1,825 39.95%
Virginia 7,093 11,021 55.38%
Washington 18,153 26,826 47.78%
West Virginia 907 1,181 30.21%
Wisconsin 4,106 6,034 46.96%
Wyoming 551 841 52.63%

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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