Number of Russian People in the United States

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

First, let's take a look at the population of Russian people in the United States for the last 6 years.

Total U.S. Russian Population

Population Year
896,026 2020
933,948 2019
975,882 2018
1,017,167 2017
1,047,553 2016
1,085,540 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Russian population has decreased by 189,514 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Russian people by 2025 could be 1,085,540.

Total U.S. Russian Population By State

We can also look at the data for Russian people in each individual state and whether the Russian 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 3,293 2,534 -23.05%
Alaska 3,561 2,647 -25.67%
Arizona 16,949 15,855 -6.45%
Arkansas 1,321 620 -53.07%
California 169,890 139,572 -17.85%
Colorado 18,502 15,022 -18.81%
Connecticut 21,634 15,185 -29.81%
Delaware 2,286 2,180 -4.64%
District of Columbia 3,038 2,419 -20.38%
Florida 92,161 80,892 -12.23%
Georgia 17,306 16,592 -4.13%
Hawaii 1,667 1,565 -6.12%
Idaho 2,284 2,766 21.10%
Illinois 47,255 40,353 -14.61%
Indiana 7,114 6,282 -11.70%
Iowa 3,277 2,815 -14.10%
Kansas 5,172 3,641 -29.60%
Kentucky 3,758 4,541 20.84%
Louisiana 2,972 1,945 -34.56%
Maine 2,777 1,704 -38.64%
Maryland 30,820 23,853 -22.61%
Massachusetts 48,011 37,269 -22.37%
Michigan 21,746 17,155 -21.11%
Minnesota 15,357 12,390 -19.32%
Mississippi 1,181 1,331 12.70%
Missouri 11,970 9,350 -21.89%
Montana 1,933 1,460 -24.47%
Nebraska 2,545 2,012 -20.94%
Nevada 11,014 7,483 -32.06%
New Hampshire 3,712 3,207 -13.60%
New Jersey 66,351 55,334 -16.60%
New Mexico 2,946 2,518 -14.53%
New York 187,827 147,985 -21.21%
North Carolina 15,629 14,474 -7.39%
North Dakota 1,050 843 -19.71%
Ohio 24,732 19,395 -21.58%
Oklahoma 3,155 3,011 -4.56%
Oregon 18,838 16,928 -10.14%
Pennsylvania 61,720 47,103 -23.68%
Puerto Rico 118 79 -33.05%
Rhode Island 3,956 2,825 -28.59%
South Carolina 7,307 7,014 -4.01%
South Dakota 1,172 660 -43.69%
Tennessee 7,354 6,776 -7.86%
Texas 32,773 27,905 -14.85%
Utah 3,272 3,032 -7.33%
Vermont 2,079 1,520 -26.89%
Virginia 20,250 16,895 -16.57%
Washington 38,257 35,363 -7.56%
West Virginia 2,145 2,040 -4.90%
Wisconsin 9,531 9,023 -5.33%
Wyoming 690 742 7.54%

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 2020.