Number of Turkish People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Turkish Population

Population Year
143,474 2019
143,505 2018
143,215 2017
143,519 2016
138,494 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Turkish population has increased by 4,980 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Turkish people by 2023 could be 148,454.

Total U.S. Turkish Population By State

We can also look at the data for Turkish people in each individual state and whether the Turkish 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 557 793 42.37%
Alaska 213 301 41.31%
Arizona 1,643 1,649 0.37%
Arkansas 315 116 -63.17%
California 15,176 17,588 15.89%
Colorado 1,393 1,355 -2.73%
Connecticut 2,722 3,328 22.26%
Delaware 934 1,335 42.93%
District of Columbia 501 527 5.19%
Florida 11,519 11,321 -1.72%
Georgia 2,892 2,696 -6.78%
Hawaii 89 120 34.83%
Idaho 267 152 -43.07%
Illinois 5,538 5,558 0.36%
Indiana 1,231 1,200 -2.52%
Iowa 363 205 -43.53%
Kansas 650 419 -35.54%
Kentucky 850 1,088 28.00%
Louisiana 721 439 -39.11%
Maine 186 137 -26.34%
Maryland 4,412 3,732 -15.41%
Massachusetts 4,944 6,176 24.92%
Michigan 1,473 1,730 17.45%
Minnesota 1,048 980 -6.49%
Mississippi 385 147 -61.82%
Missouri 1,142 1,293 13.22%
Montana 89 119 33.71%
Nebraska 392 254 -35.20%
Nevada 581 739 27.19%
New Hampshire 411 483 17.52%
New Jersey 16,061 15,933 -0.80%
New Mexico 182 386 112.09%
New York 23,585 21,146 -10.34%
North Carolina 3,244 3,416 5.30%
North Dakota 57 33 -42.11%
Ohio 3,934 4,681 18.99%
Oklahoma 455 450 -1.10%
Oregon 1,117 1,060 -5.10%
Pennsylvania 5,618 6,130 9.11%
Puerto Rico 16 0 -100.00%
Rhode Island 438 412 -5.94%
South Carolina 891 807 -9.43%
South Dakota 3 72 2,300.00%
Tennessee 877 803 -8.44%
Texas 8,705 9,061 4.09%
Utah 513 445 -13.26%
Vermont 100 94 -6.00%
Virginia 5,664 7,110 25.53%
Washington 3,439 4,358 26.72%
West Virginia 210 184 -12.38%
Wisconsin 737 913 23.88%
Wyoming 27 0 -100.00%

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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