Distribution of Arab: Palestinian People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Arab: Palestinian

  • KEY
  • 0.05%
  • 0.1%
  • 0.15%
  • 0.2%
  • 0.3%
  • 0.4%
  • 0.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Gadsden County, Florida0.85%
2Williamsburg city, Virginia0.6%
3Passaic County, New Jersey0.49%
4Morrill County, Nebraska0.45%
5Monroe County, Illinois0.37%
6Warren County, Virginia0.37%
7Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana0.36%
8Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska0.36%
9Cuyahoga County, Ohio0.36%
10Falls Church city, Virginia0.35%
11R, Puerto Rico0.34%
12Jefferson Parish, Louisiana0.34%
13St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana0.31%
14San Mateo County, California0.29%
15Marion County, Ohio0.28%
16Louisa County, Virginia0.25%
17Oldham County, Kentucky0.24%
18Cook County, Illinois0.23%
19Richmond County, New York0.23%
20Harrisonburg city, Virginia0.22%

Top Counties by Population of Arab: Palestinian

# County Population
1Cook County, Illinois12,100
2Cuyahoga County, Ohio4,482
3Los Angeles County, California3,761
4Harris County, Texas3,292
5Wayne County, Michigan3,088
6Orange County, California3,008
7Passaic County, New Jersey2,445
8San Mateo County, California2,207
9Kings County, New York1,941
10Alameda County, California1,836
11Fairfax County, Virginia1,691
12Maricopa County, Arizona1,667
13Santa Clara County, California1,568
14Bergen County, New Jersey1,545
15Jefferson Parish, Louisiana1,470
16San Diego County, California1,468
17Hillsborough County, Florida1,395
18Miami-Dade County, Florida1,322
19Milwaukee County, Wisconsin1,310
20Will County, Illinois1,307

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Illinois0.12%15,737
2Ohio0.08%9,371
3New Jersey0.08%6,799
4Louisiana0.07%3,247
5Michigan0.06%6,181
6California0.06%23,029
7Virginia0.05%4,249
8Florida0.04%8,895
9District of Columbia0.04%286
10Texas0.04%10,430
11New York0.04%7,185
12Missouri0.04%2,185
13Maryland0.03%1,971
14New Mexico0.03%667
15Arizona0.03%2,087
16Wisconsin0.03%1,613
17North Carolina0.03%2,709
18Massachusetts0.03%1,789
19Alabama0.02%1,169
20Indiana0.02%1,553
21Washington0.02%1,704
22Minnesota0.02%1,253
23Connecticut0.02%776
24Nebraska0.02%325
25Pennsylvania0.02%2,166
26Kentucky0.02%738
27Iowa0.02%499
28Georgia0.02%1,575
29Colorado0.02%838
30Kansas0.01%417
31Arkansas0.01%426
32Delaware0.01%135
33Oregon0.01%572
34Alaska0.01%103
35Tennessee0.01%899
36Hawaii0.01%188
37Puerto Rico0.01%443
38Nevada0.01%355
39New Hampshire0.01%151
40Rhode Island0.01%113
41West Virginia0.01%190
42Oklahoma0.01%337
43Utah0.01%250
44South Carolina0.01%340
45Mississippi0%117
46North Dakota0%29
47Vermont0%23
48Montana0%21
49Maine0%23
50South Dakota0%13
51Idaho0%21
52Wyoming0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Arab: Palestinian

# State Population
1California23,029
2Illinois15,737
3Texas10,430
4Ohio9,371
5Florida8,895
6New York7,185
7New Jersey6,799
8Michigan6,181
9Virginia4,249
10Louisiana3,247
11North Carolina2,709
12Missouri2,185
13Pennsylvania2,166
14Arizona2,087
15Maryland1,971
16Massachusetts1,789
17Washington1,704
18Wisconsin1,613
19Georgia1,575
20Indiana1,553
21Minnesota1,253
22Alabama1,169
23Tennessee899
24Colorado838
25Connecticut776
26Kentucky738
27New Mexico667
28Oregon572
29Iowa499
30Puerto Rico443
31Arkansas426
32Kansas417
33Nevada355
34South Carolina340
35Oklahoma337
36Nebraska325
37District of Columbia286
38Utah250
39West Virginia190
40Hawaii188
41New Hampshire151
42Delaware135
43Mississippi117
44Rhode Island113
45Alaska103
46North Dakota29
47Vermont23
48Maine23
49Idaho21
50Montana21
51South Dakota13
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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