Number of Pakistani People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Pakistani Population

Population Year
472,610 2019
467,123 2018
462,470 2017
437,028 2016
414,880 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Pakistani population has increased by 57,730 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Pakistani people by 2023 could be 530,340.

Total U.S. Pakistani Population By State

We can also look at the data for Pakistani people in each individual state and whether the Pakistani 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 1,900 2,240 17.89%
Alaska 44 106 140.91%
Arizona 2,808 2,814 0.21%
Arkansas 1,225 1,603 30.86%
California 52,695 64,938 23.23%
Colorado 1,444 2,209 52.98%
Connecticut 6,379 6,872 7.73%
Delaware 2,052 1,228 -40.16%
District of Columbia 639 767 20.03%
Florida 17,074 16,900 -1.02%
Georgia 10,744 14,091 31.15%
Hawaii 111 19 -82.88%
Idaho 264 75 -71.59%
Illinois 29,778 36,689 23.21%
Indiana 3,889 4,349 11.83%
Iowa 947 1,373 44.98%
Kansas 1,422 2,069 45.50%
Kentucky 1,183 1,308 10.57%
Louisiana 1,577 1,951 23.72%
Maine 211 313 48.34%
Maryland 19,035 19,009 -0.14%
Massachusetts 5,979 8,297 38.77%
Michigan 10,279 12,194 18.63%
Minnesota 2,153 2,686 24.76%
Mississippi 401 546 36.16%
Missouri 3,864 3,485 -9.81%
Montana 73 41 -43.84%
Nebraska 257 413 60.70%
Nevada 984 1,822 85.16%
New Hampshire 777 519 -33.20%
New Jersey 28,270 30,731 8.71%
New Mexico 322 862 167.70%
New York 77,827 77,050 -1.00%
North Carolina 7,551 6,534 -13.47%
North Dakota 138 198 43.48%
Ohio 4,115 5,507 33.83%
Oklahoma 1,987 2,910 46.45%
Oregon 627 1,341 113.88%
Pennsylvania 10,976 12,562 14.45%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 537 653 21.60%
South Carolina 887 1,091 23.00%
South Dakota 149 234 57.05%
Tennessee 2,564 2,410 -6.01%
Texas 58,374 74,167 27.05%
Utah 712 1,016 42.70%
Vermont 61 32 -47.54%
Virginia 32,250 32,924 2.09%
Washington 3,738 7,286 94.92%
West Virginia 284 507 78.52%
Wisconsin 3,204 3,512 9.61%
Wyoming 119 157 31.93%

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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