Distribution of Arab: Syrian People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Arab: Syrian

  • 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
1Lehigh County, Pennsylvania1.31%
2Judith Basin County, Montana0.87%
3Goshen County, Wyoming0.77%
4Madison County, Virginia0.72%
5Passaic County, New Jersey0.64%
6Faulk County, South Dakota0.56%
7Boise County, Idaho0.53%
8Prowers County, Colorado0.46%
9Oconee County, South Carolina0.45%
10Florence County, Wisconsin0.42%
11Alexander County, Illinois0.41%
12Cass County, North Dakota0.41%
13Rinc, Puerto Rico0.41%
14Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska0.4%
15Emporia city, Virginia0.37%
16Blaine County, Montana0.36%
17Hardeman County, Texas0.35%
18Lawrence County, Pennsylvania0.34%
19Morrow County, Oregon0.34%
20Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania0.33%

Top Counties by Population of Arab: Syrian

# County Population
1Los Angeles County, California8,273
2Kings County, New York7,782
3Cook County, Illinois5,579
4Orange County, California4,760
5Lehigh County, Pennsylvania4,736
6Passaic County, New Jersey3,245
7Maricopa County, Arizona2,762
8San Bernardino County, California2,740
9Oakland County, Michigan2,431
10Bergen County, New Jersey2,333
11Wayne County, Michigan2,310
12Harris County, Texas2,185
13Middlesex County, Massachusetts2,155
14Allegheny County, Pennsylvania2,134
15Macomb County, Michigan2,107
16San Diego County, California2,028
17Broward County, Florida2,026
18Monmouth County, New Jersey2,015
19Duval County, Florida1,814
20Cuyahoga County, Ohio1,695

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Rhode Island0.2%2,098
2New Jersey0.14%12,187
3Pennsylvania0.12%15,013
4North Dakota0.11%802
5Michigan0.11%10,452
6Massachusetts0.1%6,781
7New York0.09%17,575
8California0.07%28,259
9Connecticut0.07%2,560
10Illinois0.06%8,257
11Florida0.06%12,858
12District of Columbia0.06%425
13Ohio0.06%7,227
14Arizona0.05%3,641
15Delaware0.05%465
16Virginia0.05%3,905
17West Virginia0.05%834
18New Hampshire0.04%587
19Maryland0.04%2,517
20South Dakota0.04%359
21Nebraska0.04%749
22Oregon0.04%1,538
23Texas0.03%9,669
24Minnesota0.03%1,912
25Colorado0.03%1,886
26Maine0.03%429
27Georgia0.03%3,232
28Nevada0.03%913
29South Carolina0.03%1,530
30Kansas0.03%836
31Washington0.03%2,085
32Missouri0.03%1,744
33Louisiana0.03%1,295
34Alabama0.03%1,309
35Hawaii0.03%375
36North Carolina0.03%2,685
37Vermont0.03%164
38Indiana0.03%1,685
39Oklahoma0.02%945
40Wyoming0.02%137
41Wisconsin0.02%1,329
42Iowa0.02%704
43Alaska0.02%151
44Idaho0.02%279
45Tennessee0.02%1,029
46Utah0.02%460
47New Mexico0.02%313
48Kentucky0.01%605
49Arkansas0.01%397
50Montana0.01%103
51Mississippi0.01%228
52Puerto Rico0%82

Top States and Territories by Population of Arab: Syrian

# State Population
1California28,259
2New York17,575
3Pennsylvania15,013
4Florida12,858
5New Jersey12,187
6Michigan10,452
7Texas9,669
8Illinois8,257
9Ohio7,227
10Massachusetts6,781
11Virginia3,905
12Arizona3,641
13Georgia3,232
14North Carolina2,685
15Connecticut2,560
16Maryland2,517
17Rhode Island2,098
18Washington2,085
19Minnesota1,912
20Colorado1,886
21Missouri1,744
22Indiana1,685
23Oregon1,538
24South Carolina1,530
25Wisconsin1,329
26Alabama1,309
27Louisiana1,295
28Tennessee1,029
29Oklahoma945
30Nevada913
31Kansas836
32West Virginia834
33North Dakota802
34Nebraska749
35Iowa704
36Kentucky605
37New Hampshire587
38Delaware465
39Utah460
40Maine429
41District of Columbia425
42Arkansas397
43Hawaii375
44South Dakota359
45New Mexico313
46Idaho279
47Mississippi228
48Vermont164
49Alaska151
50Wyoming137
51Montana103
52Puerto Rico82

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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