Number of Salvadoran People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Salvadoran Population

Population Year
2,239,472 2019
2,196,939 2018
2,127,293 2017
2,057,473 2016
2,022,687 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Salvadoran population has increased by 216,785 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Salvadoran people by 2023 could be 2,456,257.

Total U.S. Salvadoran Population By State

We can also look at the data for Salvadoran people in each individual state and whether the Salvadoran 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 2,913 3,583 23.00%
Alaska 969 1,092 12.69%
Arizona 12,744 15,855 24.41%
Arkansas 17,965 24,241 34.93%
California 685,635 715,553 4.36%
Colorado 12,718 17,229 35.47%
Connecticut 8,266 10,364 25.38%
Delaware 904 1,856 105.31%
District of Columbia 20,266 19,845 -2.08%
Florida 63,073 75,538 19.76%
Georgia 40,768 45,864 12.50%
Hawaii 1,098 786 -28.42%
Idaho 1,686 1,919 13.82%
Illinois 14,612 19,255 31.78%
Indiana 10,339 12,779 23.60%
Iowa 6,504 7,306 12.33%
Kansas 6,371 7,375 15.76%
Kentucky 2,914 3,843 31.88%
Louisiana 7,623 8,780 15.18%
Maine 858 722 -15.85%
Maryland 162,679 188,211 15.69%
Massachusetts 50,587 63,516 25.56%
Michigan 5,118 4,559 -10.92%
Minnesota 9,396 12,893 37.22%
Mississippi 1,815 1,342 -26.06%
Missouri 6,062 6,294 3.83%
Montana 301 194 -35.55%
Nebraska 7,644 6,667 -12.78%
Nevada 38,998 44,170 13.26%
New Hampshire 1,206 1,043 -13.52%
New Jersey 67,299 72,631 7.92%
New Mexico 2,574 3,632 41.10%
New York 179,681 179,245 -0.24%
North Carolina 51,678 54,074 4.64%
North Dakota 180 186 3.33%
Ohio 8,558 10,964 28.11%
Oklahoma 4,455 6,268 40.70%
Oregon 7,038 10,362 47.23%
Pennsylvania 10,216 14,604 42.95%
Puerto Rico 798 467 -41.48%
Rhode Island 3,561 4,288 20.42%
South Carolina 5,306 6,345 19.58%
South Dakota 1,058 1,582 49.53%
Tennessee 11,552 15,266 32.15%
Texas 280,295 328,905 17.34%
Utah 12,364 12,901 4.34%
Vermont 117 236 101.71%
Virginia 153,060 170,670 11.51%
Washington 18,256 20,507 12.33%
West Virginia 832 1,217 46.27%
Wisconsin 1,993 2,422 21.53%
Wyoming 582 493 -15.29%

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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