Distribution of Arab: Iraqi People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Arab: Iraqi

  • 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
1Pipestone County, Minnesota1.95%
2Macomb County, Michigan1.11%
3Oakland County, Michigan0.88%
4Harrisonburg city, Virginia0.85%
5Suwannee County, Florida0.54%
6Polk County, Minnesota0.51%
7Erie County, Pennsylvania0.46%
8Norman County, Minnesota0.46%
9Lancaster County, Nebraska0.46%
10Wayne County, Michigan0.44%
11San Diego County, California0.36%
12Ingham County, Michigan0.33%
13Dallas County, Iowa0.29%
14Benton County, Minnesota0.27%
15Monroe County, Michigan0.26%
16Cumberland County, Maine0.25%
17Roanoke County, Virginia0.24%
18Routt County, Colorado0.23%
19Warren County, Kentucky0.21%
20Potter County, Texas0.21%

Top Counties by Population of Arab: Iraqi

# County Population
1San Diego County, California11,779
2Oakland County, Michigan11,049
3Macomb County, Michigan9,642
4Wayne County, Michigan7,732
5Maricopa County, Arizona6,640
6Cook County, Illinois6,299
7Harris County, Texas4,355
8Los Angeles County, California3,293
9King County, Washington2,989
10Dallas County, Texas2,641
11Fairfax County, Virginia2,187
12Salt Lake County, Utah1,987
13Orange County, California1,963
14Erie County, New York1,908
15Bexar County, Texas1,728
16Collin County, Texas1,595
17Worcester County, Massachusetts1,542
18Davidson County, Tennessee1,450
19Lancaster County, Nebraska1,411
20Travis County, Texas1,388

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Michigan0.32%31,724
2Arizona0.11%7,664
3Nebraska0.08%1,494
4Maine0.07%921
5Utah0.07%2,095
6Virginia0.07%5,595
7Illinois0.06%8,019
8California0.06%23,781
9Washington0.06%4,187
10New Mexico0.05%1,143
11Texas0.05%14,852
12Massachusetts0.05%3,480
13Tennessee0.05%3,380
14Vermont0.05%315
15New Hampshire0.05%662
16Iowa0.05%1,464
17Idaho0.04%700
18Oregon0.03%1,296
19Missouri0.03%1,870
20Colorado0.03%1,553
21Maryland0.03%1,678
22New York0.03%5,325
23Minnesota0.03%1,495
24Kentucky0.03%1,122
25Delaware0.02%235
26Kansas0.02%716
27Pennsylvania0.02%3,021
28Georgia0.02%2,199
29Florida0.02%4,205
30Nevada0.02%561
31North Dakota0.02%142
32South Dakota0.02%156
33Connecticut0.02%619
34Ohio0.02%2,002
35Rhode Island0.02%177
36Oklahoma0.01%533
37New Jersey0.01%1,099
38Wisconsin0.01%714
39Arkansas0.01%336
40North Carolina0.01%1,124
41District of Columbia0.01%69
42Louisiana0.01%444
43Indiana0.01%592
44South Carolina0.01%347
45Montana0.01%58
46West Virginia0%89
47Alabama0%229
48Hawaii0%35
49Mississippi0%22
50Alaska0%0
51Puerto Rico0%0
52Wyoming0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Arab: Iraqi

# State Population
1Michigan31,724
2California23,781
3Texas14,852
4Illinois8,019
5Arizona7,664
6Virginia5,595
7New York5,325
8Florida4,205
9Washington4,187
10Massachusetts3,480
11Tennessee3,380
12Pennsylvania3,021
13Georgia2,199
14Utah2,095
15Ohio2,002
16Missouri1,870
17Maryland1,678
18Colorado1,553
19Minnesota1,495
20Nebraska1,494
21Iowa1,464
22Oregon1,296
23New Mexico1,143
24North Carolina1,124
25Kentucky1,122
26New Jersey1,099
27Maine921
28Kansas716
29Wisconsin714
30Idaho700
31New Hampshire662
32Connecticut619
33Indiana592
34Nevada561
35Oklahoma533
36Louisiana444
37South Carolina347
38Arkansas336
39Vermont315
40Delaware235
41Alabama229
42Rhode Island177
43South Dakota156
44North Dakota142
45West Virginia89
46District of Columbia69
47Montana58
48Hawaii35
49Mississippi22
50Alaska0
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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