Number of Other Subsaharan African People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Other Subsaharan African Population

Population Year
194,601 2019
178,637 2018
168,633 2017
148,458 2016
137,511 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Other Subsaharan African population has increased by 57,090 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Other Subsaharan African people by 2023 could be 251,691.

Total U.S. Other Subsaharan African Population By State

We can also look at the data for Other Subsaharan African people in each individual state and whether the Other Subsaharan African 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 630 972 54.29%
Alaska 85 362 325.88%
Arizona 2,085 3,023 44.99%
Arkansas 276 682 147.10%
California 6,057 9,768 61.27%
Colorado 1,348 4,132 206.53%
Connecticut 1,135 1,168 2.91%
Delaware 317 462 45.74%
District of Columbia 1,088 1,406 29.23%
Florida 1,943 4,079 109.93%
Georgia 8,590 10,801 25.74%
Hawaii 83 94 13.25%
Idaho 378 1,019 169.58%
Illinois 5,301 5,837 10.11%
Indiana 1,514 2,252 48.75%
Iowa 932 2,557 174.36%
Kansas 541 418 -22.74%
Kentucky 999 2,947 194.99%
Louisiana 393 815 107.38%
Maine 1,129 3,248 187.69%
Maryland 16,496 21,320 29.24%
Massachusetts 3,846 5,317 38.25%
Michigan 2,901 4,194 44.57%
Minnesota 3,695 5,638 52.58%
Mississippi 85 205 141.18%
Missouri 1,512 1,946 28.70%
Montana 33 48 45.45%
Nebraska 1,029 1,291 25.46%
Nevada 291 921 216.49%
New Hampshire 596 786 31.88%
New Jersey 4,034 5,949 47.47%
New Mexico 166 928 459.04%
New York 23,492 24,648 4.92%
North Carolina 4,240 8,379 97.62%
North Dakota 592 444 -25.00%
Ohio 6,297 7,617 20.96%
Oklahoma 603 562 -6.80%
Oregon 1,040 820 -21.15%
Pennsylvania 4,414 6,804 54.15%
Puerto Rico 9 11 22.22%
Rhode Island 450 801 78.00%
South Carolina 854 666 -22.01%
South Dakota 178 657 269.10%
Tennessee 2,366 2,476 4.65%
Texas 12,147 20,337 67.42%
Utah 510 1,547 203.33%
Vermont 529 826 56.14%
Virginia 6,204 6,131 -1.18%
Washington 3,563 5,566 56.22%
West Virginia 13 292 2,146.15%
Wisconsin 492 1,441 192.89%
Wyoming 19 2 -89.47%

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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