Distribution of Afghan People in the US

Explore the map and tables to see where people of this ethnic group have settled in the United States by county and state. Ethnic and ancestry information for these tables includes people of partial descent and is based on self identification.

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Afghan

  • KEY
  • 0.1%
  • 0.2%
  • 0.3%
  • 0.4%
  • 0.6%
  • 0.8%
  • 1%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Manassas Park city, Virginia1.4%
2Alexandria city, Virginia1.09%
3Prince William County, Virginia0.92%
4Yolo County, California0.75%
5Fredericksburg city, Virginia0.72%
6Sutter County, California0.7%
7Fairfax city, Virginia0.69%
8Fairfax County, Virginia0.69%
9Colorado County, Texas0.64%
10Sacramento County, California0.53%
11San Joaquin County, California0.53%
12Emery County, Utah0.51%
13Alameda County, California0.5%
14Del Norte County, California0.47%
15Charlottesville city, Virginia0.43%
16Manassas city, Virginia0.33%
17Albemarle County, Virginia0.32%
18Contra Costa County, California0.31%
19Loudoun County, Virginia0.31%
20Henrico County, Virginia0.26%

Top Counties by Population of Afghan

# County Population
1Alameda County, California8,139
2Sacramento County, California8,029
3Fairfax County, Virginia7,849
4Prince William County, Virginia4,215
5San Joaquin County, California3,878
6Orange County, California3,747
7San Diego County, California3,662
8Queens County, New York3,587
9Contra Costa County, California3,561
10Los Angeles County, California3,007
11Riverside County, California2,351
12Tarrant County, Texas1,739
13Gwinnett County, Georgia1,718
14Alexandria city, Virginia1,713
15Maricopa County, Arizona1,626
16Yolo County, California1,607
17Harris County, Texas1,446
18Bexar County, Texas1,320
19Santa Clara County, California1,288
20King County, Washington1,220

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Virginia0.23%19,019
2California0.12%46,067
3New York0.04%8,797
4Connecticut0.04%1,454
5Colorado0.04%2,019
6Washington0.04%2,633
7Maryland0.04%2,117
8Nebraska0.03%612
9Alaska0.03%221
10Utah0.03%874
11Oregon0.03%1,109
12Georgia0.03%2,773
13Arizona0.03%1,861
14Texas0.03%7,200
15New Mexico0.02%517
16Maine0.02%312
17Nevada0.02%678
18Idaho0.02%385
19New Jersey0.02%2,003
20Kansas0.02%465
21Pennsylvania0.01%1,810
22Kentucky0.01%616
23Missouri0.01%827
24Illinois0.01%1,603
25Delaware0.01%109
26Hawaii0.01%148
27Massachusetts0.01%642
28Wisconsin0.01%509
29Florida0.01%1,680
30North Dakota0.01%60
31Minnesota0.01%437
32Tennessee0.01%516
33North Carolina0.01%784
34South Dakota0.01%63
35District of Columbia0.01%49
36Ohio0.01%838
37Iowa0.01%177
38Michigan0.01%549
39Indiana0%249
40New Hampshire0%40
41Oklahoma0%104
42South Carolina0%135
43Mississippi0%52
44Alabama0%80
45Montana0%7
46Louisiana0%21
47Arkansas0%16
48West Virginia0%5
49Rhode Island0%0
50Vermont0%0
51Puerto Rico0%0
52Wyoming0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Afghan

# State Population
1California46,067
2Virginia19,019
3New York8,797
4Texas7,200
5Georgia2,773
6Washington2,633
7Maryland2,117
8Colorado2,019
9New Jersey2,003
10Arizona1,861
11Pennsylvania1,810
12Florida1,680
13Illinois1,603
14Connecticut1,454
15Oregon1,109
16Utah874
17Ohio838
18Missouri827
19North Carolina784
20Nevada678
21Massachusetts642
22Kentucky616
23Nebraska612
24Michigan549
25New Mexico517
26Tennessee516
27Wisconsin509
28Kansas465
29Minnesota437
30Idaho385
31Maine312
32Indiana249
33Alaska221
34Iowa177
35Hawaii148
36South Carolina135
37Delaware109
38Oklahoma104
39Alabama80
40South Dakota63
41North Dakota60
42Mississippi52
43District of Columbia49
44New Hampshire40
45Louisiana21
46Arkansas16
47Montana7
48West Virginia5
49Rhode Island0
50Vermont0
51Puerto Rico0
52Wyoming0

Source Data

This data was sourced from the 2013-2018 American Communities Survey. As this is freely available government data, feel free to use and share these numbers and metrics.

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