Number of Spanish American People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Spanish American Population

Population Year
16,712 2019
17,089 2018
18,583 2017
21,517 2016
26,038 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Spanish American population has decreased by 9,326 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Spanish American people by 2023 could be 26,038.

Total U.S. Spanish American Population By State

We can also look at the data for Spanish American people in each individual state and whether the Spanish American 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 57 34 -40.35%
Alaska 0 9 100.00%
Arizona 527 338 -35.86%
Arkansas 58 54 -6.90%
California 2,440 1,580 -35.25%
Colorado 4,273 3,052 -28.57%
Connecticut 85 144 69.41%
Delaware 0 29 100.00%
District of Columbia 9 0 -100.00%
Florida 609 803 31.86%
Georgia 131 264 101.53%
Hawaii 18 0 -100.00%
Idaho 37 66 78.38%
Illinois 310 200 -35.48%
Indiana 174 223 28.16%
Iowa 15 22 46.67%
Kansas 139 51 -63.31%
Kentucky 409 59 -85.57%
Louisiana 145 0 -100.00%
Maine 0 13 100.00%
Maryland 118 65 -44.92%
Massachusetts 180 58 -67.78%
Michigan 148 78 -47.30%
Minnesota 18 12 -33.33%
Mississippi 13 0 -100.00%
Missouri 85 57 -32.94%
Montana 113 10 -91.15%
Nebraska 72 8 -88.89%
Nevada 342 221 -35.38%
New Hampshire 0 0 0.00%
New Jersey 609 211 -65.35%
New Mexico 10,787 4,942 -54.19%
New York 583 661 13.38%
North Carolina 182 115 -36.81%
North Dakota 0 232 100.00%
Ohio 136 53 -61.03%
Oklahoma 120 131 9.17%
Oregon 187 17 -90.91%
Pennsylvania 128 231 80.47%
Puerto Rico 8 0 -100.00%
Rhode Island 31 28 -9.68%
South Carolina 32 0 -100.00%
South Dakota 34 0 -100.00%
Tennessee 19 200 952.63%
Texas 1,586 1,280 -19.29%
Utah 318 319 0.31%
Vermont 20 0 -100.00%
Virginia 291 536 84.19%
Washington 216 141 -34.72%
West Virginia 14 22 57.14%
Wisconsin 64 60 -6.25%
Wyoming 156 83 -46.79%

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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