Number of Palestinian People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Palestinian Population

Population Year
92,488 2019
90,868 2018
87,341 2017
85,309 2016
79,880 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Palestinian population has increased by 12,608 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Palestinian people by 2023 could be 105,096.

Total U.S. Palestinian Population By State

We can also look at the data for Palestinian people in each individual state and whether the Palestinian 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 444 709 59.68%
Alaska 122 58 -52.46%
Arizona 1,110 1,380 24.32%
Arkansas 482 302 -37.34%
California 13,047 16,482 26.33%
Colorado 359 482 34.26%
Connecticut 360 419 16.39%
Delaware 109 52 -52.29%
District of Columbia 334 161 -51.80%
Florida 6,481 6,606 1.93%
Georgia 1,662 1,754 5.54%
Hawaii 130 130 0.00%
Idaho 37 0 -100.00%
Illinois 10,174 12,989 27.67%
Indiana 779 764 -1.93%
Iowa 382 408 6.81%
Kansas 235 343 45.96%
Kentucky 414 480 15.94%
Louisiana 1,772 2,929 65.29%
Maine 58 2 -96.55%
Maryland 1,322 952 -27.99%
Massachusetts 1,022 1,214 18.79%
Michigan 3,903 4,917 25.98%
Minnesota 687 660 -3.93%
Mississippi 172 139 -19.19%
Missouri 1,354 1,695 25.18%
Montana 3 13 333.33%
Nebraska 361 166 -54.02%
Nevada 222 182 -18.02%
New Hampshire 52 46 -11.54%
New Jersey 5,268 4,775 -9.36%
New Mexico 238 409 71.85%
New York 5,050 5,022 -0.55%
North Carolina 2,500 2,222 -11.12%
North Dakota 0 162 100.00%
Ohio 5,080 7,516 47.95%
Oklahoma 136 191 40.44%
Oregon 342 197 -42.40%
Pennsylvania 1,513 1,580 4.43%
Puerto Rico 580 323 -44.31%
Rhode Island 12 42 250.00%
South Carolina 183 311 69.95%
South Dakota 8 32 300.00%
Tennessee 1,091 882 -19.16%
Texas 5,239 7,725 47.45%
Utah 222 151 -31.98%
Vermont 134 22 -83.58%
Virginia 3,394 2,780 -18.09%
Washington 551 700 27.04%
West Virginia 9 230 2,455.56%
Wisconsin 1,298 1,105 -14.87%
Wyoming 23 0 -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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