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 5 years.

Total U.S. Okinawan Population

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

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Okinawan population has increased by 171 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Okinawan people by 2023 could be 3,381.

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 2019.

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

State 2015 2019 Change (%)
Alabama 10 27 170.00%
Alaska 11 0 -100.00%
Arizona 35 14 -60.00%
Arkansas 0 10 100.00%
California 225 316 40.44%
Colorado 0 0 0.00%
Connecticut 0 0 0.00%
Delaware 0 0 0.00%
District of Columbia 16 19 18.75%
Florida 105 55 -47.62%
Georgia 0 0 0.00%
Hawaii 2,069 2,060 -0.43%
Idaho 15 0 -100.00%
Illinois 38 37 -2.63%
Indiana 2 27 1,250.00%
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 15 -28.57%
Minnesota 16 0 -100.00%
Mississippi 0 12 100.00%
Missouri 20 41 105.00%
Montana 0 0 0.00%
Nebraska 23 0 -100.00%
Nevada 0 75 100.00%
New Hampshire 0 0 0.00%
New Jersey 0 18 100.00%
New Mexico 0 0 0.00%
New York 9 26 188.89%
North Carolina 49 74 51.02%
North Dakota 0 0 0.00%
Ohio 44 0 -100.00%
Oklahoma 0 0 0.00%
Oregon 81 25 -69.14%
Pennsylvania 0 6 100.00%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.00%
South Carolina 0 11 100.00%
South Dakota 0 0 0.00%
Tennessee 7 58 728.57%
Texas 12 74 516.67%
Utah 90 69 -23.33%
Vermont 0 0 0.00%
Virginia 2 10 400.00%
Washington 83 93 12.05%
West Virginia 15 14 -6.67%
Wisconsin 6 0 -100.00%
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 2019.

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