Number of Taiwanese People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Taiwanese Population

Population Year
172,329 2019
165,365 2018
159,884 2017
157,904 2016
158,122 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Taiwanese population has increased by 14,207 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Taiwanese people by 2023 could be 186,536.

Total U.S. Taiwanese Population By State

We can also look at the data for Taiwanese people in each individual state and whether the Taiwanese 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 186 487 161.83%
Alaska 13 242 1,761.54%
Arizona 1,361 1,752 28.73%
Arkansas 266 224 -15.79%
California 66,709 75,678 13.44%
Colorado 897 1,353 50.84%
Connecticut 959 1,225 27.74%
Delaware 316 101 -68.04%
District of Columbia 455 275 -39.56%
Florida 3,042 3,509 15.35%
Georgia 3,497 3,017 -13.73%
Hawaii 732 780 6.56%
Idaho 214 225 5.14%
Illinois 5,284 4,111 -22.20%
Indiana 984 816 -17.07%
Iowa 701 379 -45.93%
Kansas 1,302 629 -51.69%
Kentucky 277 527 90.25%
Louisiana 371 501 35.04%
Maine 161 55 -65.84%
Maryland 4,211 3,950 -6.20%
Massachusetts 4,603 4,400 -4.41%
Michigan 2,506 2,631 4.99%
Minnesota 1,362 1,339 -1.69%
Mississippi 122 165 35.25%
Missouri 976 1,371 40.47%
Montana 44 115 161.36%
Nebraska 110 155 40.91%
Nevada 1,266 1,256 -0.79%
New Hampshire 219 291 32.88%
New Jersey 7,311 6,551 -10.40%
New Mexico 472 193 -59.11%
New York 13,994 14,486 3.52%
North Carolina 1,868 1,766 -5.46%
North Dakota 36 30 -16.67%
Ohio 2,931 2,490 -15.05%
Oklahoma 350 602 72.00%
Oregon 1,300 1,762 35.54%
Pennsylvania 2,643 3,041 15.06%
Puerto Rico 32 38 18.75%
Rhode Island 390 557 42.82%
South Carolina 679 440 -35.20%
South Dakota 14 1 -92.86%
Tennessee 800 905 13.13%
Texas 12,324 14,585 18.35%
Utah 630 538 -14.60%
Vermont 86 109 26.74%
Virginia 2,850 3,378 18.53%
Washington 5,665 8,436 48.91%
West Virginia 71 140 97.18%
Wisconsin 547 744 36.01%
Wyoming 15 16 6.67%

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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