Number of Ugandan People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Ugandan Population

Population Year
15,894 2019
15,508 2018
14,561 2017
12,805 2016
11,696 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Ugandan population has increased by 4,198 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Ugandan people by 2023 could be 20,092.

Total U.S. Ugandan Population By State

We can also look at the data for Ugandan people in each individual state and whether the Ugandan 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 67 104 55.22%
Alaska 0 0 0.00%
Arizona 20 393 1,865.00%
Arkansas 0 11 100.00%
California 1,138 2,032 78.56%
Colorado 117 302 158.12%
Connecticut 279 34 -87.81%
Delaware 0 0 0.00%
District of Columbia 24 85 254.17%
Florida 92 362 293.48%
Georgia 129 175 35.66%
Hawaii 13 8 -38.46%
Idaho 0 0 0.00%
Illinois 551 379 -31.22%
Indiana 53 37 -30.19%
Iowa 54 90 66.67%
Kansas 0 110 100.00%
Kentucky 63 98 55.56%
Louisiana 35 129 268.57%
Maine 19 116 510.53%
Maryland 1,797 1,660 -7.62%
Massachusetts 2,395 3,319 38.58%
Michigan 243 270 11.11%
Minnesota 249 571 129.32%
Mississippi 33 26 -21.21%
Missouri 176 190 7.95%
Montana 8 5 -37.50%
Nebraska 16 2 -87.50%
Nevada 87 0 -100.00%
New Hampshire 21 77 266.67%
New Jersey 418 491 17.46%
New Mexico 121 123 1.65%
New York 808 564 -30.20%
North Carolina 245 494 101.63%
North Dakota 369 0 -100.00%
Ohio 198 246 24.24%
Oklahoma 25 253 912.00%
Oregon 25 141 464.00%
Pennsylvania 369 196 -46.88%
Puerto Rico 0 0 0.00%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.00%
South Carolina 61 63 3.28%
South Dakota 37 29 -21.62%
Tennessee 194 146 -24.74%
Texas 387 868 124.29%
Utah 73 0 -100.00%
Vermont 12 0 -100.00%
Virginia 279 868 211.11%
Washington 374 775 107.22%
West Virginia 0 0 0.00%
Wisconsin 22 48 118.18%
Wyoming 0 4 100.00%

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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