Number of Sudanese People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Sudanese Population

Population Year
54,136 2019
50,195 2018
45,349 2017
40,928 2016
39,833 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Sudanese population has increased by 14,303 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Sudanese people by 2023 could be 68,439.

Total U.S. Sudanese Population By State

We can also look at the data for Sudanese people in each individual state and whether the Sudanese 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 200 334 67.00%
Alaska 516 767 48.64%
Arizona 1,033 2,264 119.17%
Arkansas 0 0 0.00%
California 1,386 1,980 42.86%
Colorado 1,452 1,291 -11.09%
Connecticut 363 358 -1.38%
Delaware 5 0 -100.00%
District of Columbia 28 335 1,096.43%
Florida 665 1,780 167.67%
Georgia 1,768 1,552 -12.22%
Hawaii 22 31 40.91%
Idaho 4 430 10,650.00%
Illinois 1,198 901 -24.79%
Indiana 202 440 117.82%
Iowa 2,368 2,962 25.08%
Kansas 94 409 335.11%
Kentucky 381 511 34.12%
Louisiana 100 280 180.00%
Maine 964 531 -44.92%
Maryland 496 1,180 137.90%
Massachusetts 613 744 21.37%
Michigan 570 1,277 124.04%
Minnesota 2,967 3,187 7.41%
Mississippi 199 173 -13.07%
Missouri 1,018 643 -36.84%
Montana 0 0 0.00%
Nebraska 2,927 4,530 54.77%
Nevada 98 306 212.24%
New Hampshire 489 1,060 116.77%
New Jersey 169 1,017 501.78%
New Mexico 0 0 0.00%
New York 2,808 3,056 8.83%
North Carolina 1,144 2,249 96.59%
North Dakota 44 709 1,511.36%
Ohio 435 952 118.85%
Oklahoma 436 409 -6.19%
Oregon 137 54 -60.58%
Pennsylvania 1,774 1,394 -21.42%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.00%
South Carolina 112 133 18.75%
South Dakota 259 606 133.98%
Tennessee 1,461 1,317 -9.86%
Texas 3,275 5,759 75.85%
Utah 730 1,253 71.64%
Vermont 108 179 65.74%
Virginia 3,446 3,769 9.37%
Washington 1,206 832 -31.01%
West Virginia 16 48 200.00%
Wisconsin 147 144 -2.04%
Wyoming 0 0 0.00%

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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