Number of Okinawan People in the United States

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

First, let's take a look at the population of Okinawan people in the United States for the last 6 years.

Total U.S. Okinawan Population

Population Year
3,526 2020
3,210 2019
3,348 2018
3,165 2017
3,264 2016
3,039 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Okinawan population has increased by 487 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Okinawan people by 2025 could be 4,013.

Total U.S. Okinawan Population By State

We can also look at the data for Okinawan people in each individual state and whether the Okinawan 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 10 9 -10.00%
Alaska 11 6 -45.45%
Arizona 35 15 -57.14%
Arkansas 0 12 100.00%
California 225 370 64.44%
Colorado 0 0 0.00%
Connecticut 0 0 0.00%
Delaware 0 0 0.00%
District of Columbia 16 0 -100.00%
Florida 105 51 -51.43%
Georgia 0 0 0.00%
Hawaii 2,069 2,428 17.35%
Idaho 15 8 -46.67%
Illinois 38 25 -34.21%
Indiana 2 47 2,250.00%
Iowa 0 0 0.00%
Kansas 11 12 9.09%
Kentucky 0 0 0.00%
Louisiana 0 0 0.00%
Maine 6 0 -100.00%
Maryland 0 0 0.00%
Massachusetts 18 0 -100.00%
Michigan 21 28 33.33%
Minnesota 16 0 -100.00%
Mississippi 0 12 100.00%
Missouri 20 35 75.00%
Montana 0 0 0.00%
Nebraska 23 0 -100.00%
Nevada 0 82 100.00%
New Hampshire 0 0 0.00%
New Jersey 0 17 100.00%
New Mexico 0 0 0.00%
New York 9 21 133.33%
North Carolina 49 88 79.59%
North Dakota 0 0 0.00%
Ohio 44 0 -100.00%
Oklahoma 0 0 0.00%
Oregon 81 23 -71.60%
Pennsylvania 0 7 100.00%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.00%
South Carolina 0 13 100.00%
South Dakota 0 0 0.00%
Tennessee 7 39 457.14%
Texas 12 86 616.67%
Utah 90 0 -100.00%
Vermont 0 0 0.00%
Virginia 2 12 500.00%
Washington 83 68 -18.07%
West Virginia 15 1 -93.33%
Wisconsin 6 3 -50.00%
Wyoming 0 8 100.00%

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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