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 6 years.

Total U.S. Turkish Population

Population Year
146,958 2020
143,474 2019
143,505 2018
143,215 2017
143,519 2016
138,494 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total Turkish population has increased by 8,464 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Turkish people by 2025 could be 155,422.

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 2020.

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

State 2015 2020 Change (%)
Alabama 557 754 35.37%
Alaska 213 237 11.27%
Arizona 1,643 1,590 -3.23%
Arkansas 315 162 -48.57%
California 15,176 18,095 19.23%
Colorado 1,393 1,430 2.66%
Connecticut 2,722 2,590 -4.85%
Delaware 934 1,014 8.57%
District of Columbia 501 445 -11.18%
Florida 11,519 11,174 -3.00%
Georgia 2,892 2,966 2.56%
Hawaii 89 132 48.31%
Idaho 267 130 -51.31%
Illinois 5,538 5,103 -7.85%
Indiana 1,231 1,150 -6.58%
Iowa 363 235 -35.26%
Kansas 650 294 -54.77%
Kentucky 850 765 -10.00%
Louisiana 721 392 -45.63%
Maine 186 161 -13.44%
Maryland 4,412 3,803 -13.80%
Massachusetts 4,944 5,862 18.57%
Michigan 1,473 1,646 11.74%
Minnesota 1,048 859 -18.03%
Mississippi 385 140 -63.64%
Missouri 1,142 1,208 5.78%
Montana 89 130 46.07%
Nebraska 392 235 -40.05%
Nevada 581 581 0.00%
New Hampshire 411 404 -1.70%
New Jersey 16,061 18,784 16.95%
New Mexico 182 270 48.35%
New York 23,585 20,926 -11.27%
North Carolina 3,244 3,200 -1.36%
North Dakota 57 31 -45.61%
Ohio 3,934 3,976 1.07%
Oklahoma 455 616 35.38%
Oregon 1,117 1,373 22.92%
Pennsylvania 5,618 6,118 8.90%
Puerto Rico 16 0 -100.00%
Rhode Island 438 421 -3.88%
South Carolina 891 1,010 13.36%
South Dakota 3 99 3,200.00%
Tennessee 877 746 -14.94%
Texas 8,705 10,052 15.47%
Utah 513 454 -11.50%
Vermont 100 111 11.00%
Virginia 5,664 8,365 47.69%
Washington 3,439 5,620 63.42%
West Virginia 210 141 -32.86%
Wisconsin 737 958 29.99%
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 2020.

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