Number of Venezuelan People in the United States

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

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

Total U.S. Venezuelan Population

Population Year
425,761 2019
377,270 2018
332,477 2017
296,817 2016
273,343 2015

The table above shows that between 2015 and 2019 the total Venezuelan population has increased by 152,418 people.

If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of Venezuelan people by 2023 could be 578,179.

Total U.S. Venezuelan Population By State

We can also look at the data for Venezuelan people in each individual state and whether the Venezuelan 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 1,147 1,638 42.81%
Alaska 81 360 344.44%
Arizona 1,719 3,069 78.53%
Arkansas 313 427 36.42%
California 14,145 15,277 8.00%
Colorado 2,956 3,722 25.91%
Connecticut 2,928 3,524 20.36%
Delaware 461 867 88.07%
District of Columbia 808 962 19.06%
Florida 126,674 217,013 71.32%
Georgia 6,942 13,239 90.71%
Hawaii 416 899 116.11%
Idaho 321 845 163.24%
Illinois 3,143 6,151 95.70%
Indiana 2,263 3,088 36.46%
Iowa 310 273 -11.94%
Kansas 501 1,324 164.27%
Kentucky 869 1,570 80.67%
Louisiana 1,855 2,468 33.05%
Maine 192 101 -47.40%
Maryland 4,142 4,303 3.89%
Massachusetts 5,227 7,230 38.32%
Michigan 1,569 2,248 43.28%
Minnesota 958 1,946 103.13%
Mississippi 442 592 33.94%
Missouri 1,445 2,277 57.58%
Montana 70 256 265.71%
Nebraska 700 794 13.43%
Nevada 808 2,515 211.26%
New Hampshire 294 322 9.52%
New Jersey 9,077 10,563 16.37%
New Mexico 368 665 80.71%
New York 17,442 19,527 11.95%
North Carolina 5,609 7,753 38.22%
North Dakota 87 83 -4.60%
Ohio 2,946 3,452 17.18%
Oklahoma 1,728 2,450 41.78%
Oregon 1,254 1,621 29.27%
Pennsylvania 3,840 4,972 29.48%
Puerto Rico 2,877 2,633 -8.48%
Rhode Island 627 573 -8.61%
South Carolina 1,884 2,548 35.24%
South Dakota 119 72 -39.50%
Tennessee 1,934 3,630 87.69%
Texas 29,111 49,417 69.75%
Utah 2,935 6,159 109.85%
Vermont 98 239 143.88%
Virginia 6,944 8,295 19.46%
Washington 2,003 2,827 41.14%
West Virginia 123 108 -12.20%
Wisconsin 1,324 1,405 6.12%
Wyoming 191 102 -46.60%

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.

Link To or Reference This Page

We spent a lot of time downloading, cleaning, merging, and formatting the data that is shown on the site.

If you found the data or information on this page useful in your research, please use the tool below to properly cite or reference Name Census as the source. We appreciate your support!

  • "Number of Venezuelan People in the United States". NameCensus.com. Accessed on December 7, 2021. http://namecensus.com/ancestry/venezuelan/.

  • "Number of Venezuelan People in the United States". NameCensus.com, http://namecensus.com/ancestry/venezuelan/. Accessed 7 December, 2021

  • Number of Venezuelan People in the United States. NameCensus.com. Retrieved from http://namecensus.com/ancestry/venezuelan/.