Distribution of Arab: Arab People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Arab: Arab

  • KEY
  • 0.15%
  • 0.3%
  • 0.45%
  • 0.6%
  • 0.9%
  • 1.2%
  • 1.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Wayne County, Michigan1.51%
2Calloway County, Kentucky1.1%
3Major County, Oklahoma1%
4Smith County, Tennessee0.86%
5Branch County, Michigan0.8%
6Fairfax city, Virginia0.75%
7Staunton city, Virginia0.7%
8Tunica County, Mississippi0.69%
9Putnam County, Tennessee0.67%
10Macomb County, Michigan0.61%
11Jackson County, Ohio0.59%
12Lawrence County, Kentucky0.59%
13Charlottesville city, Virginia0.57%
14Choctaw County, Mississippi0.55%
15Do, New Mexico0.5%
16Rowan County, Kentucky0.5%
17Lincoln Parish, Louisiana0.49%
18Iberia Parish, Louisiana0.45%
19Monongalia County, West Virginia0.43%
20Lamar County, Mississippi0.43%

Top Counties by Population of Arab: Arab

# County Population
1Wayne County, Michigan26,629
2Cook County, Illinois15,929
3Los Angeles County, California9,120
4Harris County, Texas7,009
5Kings County, New York5,523
6San Diego County, California5,370
7Macomb County, Michigan5,290
8Oakland County, Michigan4,876
9Orange County, California4,483
10Maricopa County, Arizona4,165
11Fairfax County, Virginia3,521
12Cuyahoga County, Ohio3,255
13Sacramento County, California3,037
14Alameda County, California2,857
15Tarrant County, Texas2,761
16San Bernardino County, California2,737
17Fresno County, California2,432
18Bronx County, New York2,407
19Queens County, New York2,278
20Erie County, New York2,197

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Michigan0.43%42,784
2Illinois0.16%20,701
3California0.12%46,337
4New York0.11%21,672
5Virginia0.11%9,133
6New Jersey0.11%9,508
7Massachusetts0.1%7,045
8Ohio0.1%11,976
9Louisiana0.09%4,395
10Tennessee0.09%6,084
11Rhode Island0.09%962
12Idaho0.09%1,530
13New Mexico0.08%1,632
14Arizona0.08%5,327
15Texas0.08%21,194
16District of Columbia0.08%519
17Florida0.07%15,203
18Indiana0.07%4,595
19Nebraska0.06%1,208
20Kentucky0.06%2,775
21Mississippi0.06%1,828
22Connecticut0.06%2,147
23Oregon0.06%2,447
24Colorado0.06%3,252
25North Carolina0.06%5,943
26Pennsylvania0.06%7,420
27Maryland0.06%3,452
28Washington0.06%4,152
29Wisconsin0.06%3,209
30Minnesota0.05%2,889
31West Virginia0.05%895
32Missouri0.05%2,942
33Oklahoma0.05%1,852
34Kansas0.04%1,242
35Maine0.04%535
36Alabama0.04%1,936
37Nevada0.04%1,129
38North Dakota0.04%287
39Georgia0.04%3,904
40Arkansas0.04%1,072
41New Hampshire0.03%385
42Vermont0.03%158
43Hawaii0.03%359
44Iowa0.02%761
45South Carolina0.02%1,185
46Delaware0.02%222
47Puerto Rico0.02%751
48Utah0.02%627
49Montana0.02%204
50Alaska0.01%107
51South Dakota0.01%107
52Wyoming0%18

Top States and Territories by Population of Arab: Arab

# State Population
1California46,337
2Michigan42,784
3New York21,672
4Texas21,194
5Illinois20,701
6Florida15,203
7Ohio11,976
8New Jersey9,508
9Virginia9,133
10Pennsylvania7,420
11Massachusetts7,045
12Tennessee6,084
13North Carolina5,943
14Arizona5,327
15Indiana4,595
16Louisiana4,395
17Washington4,152
18Georgia3,904
19Maryland3,452
20Colorado3,252
21Wisconsin3,209
22Missouri2,942
23Minnesota2,889
24Kentucky2,775
25Oregon2,447
26Connecticut2,147
27Alabama1,936
28Oklahoma1,852
29Mississippi1,828
30New Mexico1,632
31Idaho1,530
32Kansas1,242
33Nebraska1,208
34South Carolina1,185
35Nevada1,129
36Arkansas1,072
37Rhode Island962
38West Virginia895
39Iowa761
40Puerto Rico751
41Utah627
42Maine535
43District of Columbia519
44New Hampshire385
45Hawaii359
46North Dakota287
47Delaware222
48Montana204
49Vermont158
50South Dakota107
51Alaska107
52Wyoming18

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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