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 6 years.

Total U.S. Palestinian Population

Population Year
97,744 2020
92,488 2019
90,868 2018
87,341 2017
85,309 2016
79,880 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Palestinian population has increased by 17,864 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Palestinian people by 2025 could be 115,608.

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 2020.

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

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 444 1,321 197.52%
Alaska 122 45 -63.11%
Arizona 1,110 1,478 33.15%
Arkansas 482 431 -10.58%
California 13,047 15,379 17.87%
Colorado 359 961 167.69%
Connecticut 360 558 55.00%
Delaware 109 43 -60.55%
District of Columbia 334 131 -60.78%
Florida 6,481 6,746 4.09%
Georgia 1,662 2,130 28.16%
Hawaii 130 86 -33.85%
Idaho 37 0 -100.00%
Illinois 10,174 13,947 37.08%
Indiana 779 763 -2.05%
Iowa 382 133 -65.18%
Kansas 235 331 40.85%
Kentucky 414 564 36.23%
Louisiana 1,772 2,360 33.18%
Maine 58 2 -96.55%
Maryland 1,322 1,254 -5.14%
Massachusetts 1,022 1,555 52.15%
Michigan 3,903 4,186 7.25%
Minnesota 687 494 -28.09%
Mississippi 172 124 -27.91%
Missouri 1,354 1,285 -5.10%
Montana 3 11 266.67%
Nebraska 361 42 -88.37%
Nevada 222 231 4.05%
New Hampshire 52 44 -15.38%
New Jersey 5,268 5,159 -2.07%
New Mexico 238 683 186.97%
New York 5,050 4,484 -11.21%
North Carolina 2,500 2,713 8.52%
North Dakota 0 180 100.00%
Ohio 5,080 8,575 68.80%
Oklahoma 136 168 23.53%
Oregon 342 311 -9.06%
Pennsylvania 1,513 1,750 15.66%
Puerto Rico 580 521 -10.17%
Rhode Island 12 49 308.33%
South Carolina 183 402 119.67%
South Dakota 8 16 100.00%
Tennessee 1,091 1,376 26.12%
Texas 5,239 8,620 64.54%
Utah 222 157 -29.28%
Vermont 134 4 -97.01%
Virginia 3,394 3,002 -11.55%
Washington 551 1,252 127.22%
West Virginia 9 437 4,755.56%
Wisconsin 1,298 1,771 36.44%
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 .

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