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 6 years.

Total U.S. Taiwanese Population

Population Year
194,263 2020
172,329 2019
165,365 2018
159,884 2017
157,904 2016
158,122 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Taiwanese population has increased by 36,141 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Taiwanese people by 2025 could be 230,404.

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 2020.

For more details on the historical population figures for each state, click the link in the table below.

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 186 833 347.85%
Alaska 13 266 1,946.15%
Arizona 1,361 1,590 16.83%
Arkansas 266 141 -46.99%
California 66,709 86,674 29.93%
Colorado 897 1,700 89.52%
Connecticut 959 1,145 19.40%
Delaware 316 189 -40.19%
District of Columbia 455 328 -27.91%
Florida 3,042 4,012 31.89%
Georgia 3,497 2,800 -19.93%
Hawaii 732 1,015 38.66%
Idaho 214 147 -31.31%
Illinois 5,284 4,532 -14.23%
Indiana 984 1,075 9.25%
Iowa 701 421 -39.94%
Kansas 1,302 448 -65.59%
Kentucky 277 914 229.96%
Louisiana 371 370 -0.27%
Maine 161 91 -43.48%
Maryland 4,211 4,638 10.14%
Massachusetts 4,603 4,919 6.87%
Michigan 2,506 2,712 8.22%
Minnesota 1,362 1,240 -8.96%
Mississippi 122 211 72.95%
Missouri 976 1,771 81.45%
Montana 44 168 281.82%
Nebraska 110 333 202.73%
Nevada 1,266 1,336 5.53%
New Hampshire 219 349 59.36%
New Jersey 7,311 6,715 -8.15%
New Mexico 472 246 -47.88%
New York 13,994 17,208 22.97%
North Carolina 1,868 1,898 1.61%
North Dakota 36 34 -5.56%
Ohio 2,931 2,600 -11.29%
Oklahoma 350 714 104.00%
Oregon 1,300 1,715 31.92%
Pennsylvania 2,643 3,271 23.76%
Puerto Rico 32 0 -100.00%
Rhode Island 390 632 62.05%
South Carolina 679 715 5.30%
South Dakota 14 1 -92.86%
Tennessee 800 1,076 34.50%
Texas 12,324 15,598 26.57%
Utah 630 539 -14.44%
Vermont 86 57 -33.72%
Virginia 2,850 4,118 44.49%
Washington 5,665 9,570 68.93%
West Virginia 71 190 167.61%
Wisconsin 547 979 78.98%
Wyoming 15 19 26.67%

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 2020.

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