Distribution of Burmese People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Burmese

  • KEY
  • 0.65%
  • 1.3%
  • 1.95%
  • 2.6%
  • 3.9%
  • 5.2%
  • 6.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Beadle County, South Dakota7.77%
2Moore County, Texas4.33%
3Louisa County, Iowa3.61%
4Marshall County, Iowa2.69%
5Buena Vista County, Iowa2.18%
6Ramsey County, Minnesota2.13%
7Nobles County, Minnesota1.88%
8Calhoun County, Texas1.82%
9Finney County, Kansas1.76%
10Potter County, Texas1.75%
11Crawford County, Iowa1.72%
12Warren County, Kentucky1.59%
13Shelby County, Texas1.55%
14Craven County, North Carolina1.54%
15Lyon County, Minnesota1.45%
16Warren County, Illinois1.37%
17Mower County, Minnesota1.33%
18Oneida County, New York1.28%
19Allen County, Indiana1.24%
20Brown County, South Dakota1.11%

Top Counties by Population of Burmese

# County Population
1Ramsey County, Minnesota11,538
2Marion County, Indiana8,422
3Los Angeles County, California5,649
4Allen County, Indiana4,591
5Douglas County, Nebraska4,557
6Milwaukee County, Wisconsin4,130
7Dallas County, Texas3,981
8Polk County, Iowa3,863
9DeKalb County, Georgia3,449
10Erie County, New York3,414
11Maricopa County, Arizona2,968
12Oneida County, New York2,947
13Queens County, New York2,854
14Tulsa County, Oklahoma2,812
15Duval County, Florida2,707
16Harris County, Texas2,651
17San Mateo County, California2,562
18Alameda County, California2,374
19Denton County, Texas2,174
20Potter County, Texas2,121

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Nebraska0.33%6,298
2Minnesota0.25%13,765
3South Dakota0.24%2,040
4Iowa0.23%7,301
5Indiana0.22%14,422
6Kansas0.1%2,821
7Maryland0.09%5,312
8Oklahoma0.09%3,390
9New York0.08%15,630
10Kentucky0.08%3,513
11Wisconsin0.08%4,535
12Colorado0.07%3,701
13Texas0.06%17,818
14Utah0.05%1,555
15California0.05%19,792
16North Carolina0.05%5,124
17Georgia0.05%5,026
18Washington0.05%3,542
19Arizona0.05%3,326
20Tennessee0.04%2,781
21Michigan0.04%4,113
22Illinois0.04%5,003
23Missouri0.03%2,126
24Oregon0.03%1,415
25Idaho0.03%562
26Nevada0.03%797
27Florida0.03%5,455
28Virginia0.03%2,108
29South Carolina0.02%1,224
30District of Columbia0.02%152
31Connecticut0.02%690
32Ohio0.02%2,194
33Massachusetts0.02%1,184
34Pennsylvania0.02%2,096
35Rhode Island0.01%148
36Vermont0.01%80
37Hawaii0.01%174
38New Jersey0.01%1,026
39Arkansas0.01%347
40Louisiana0.01%292
41New Hampshire0.01%72
42Delaware0%32
43Alabama0%160
44Alaska0%11
45Mississippi0%33
46New Mexico0%8
47Montana0%0
48North Dakota0%0
49Maine0%0
50Puerto Rico0%0
51West Virginia0%0
52Wyoming0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Burmese

# State Population
1California19,792
2Texas17,818
3New York15,630
4Indiana14,422
5Minnesota13,765
6Iowa7,301
7Nebraska6,298
8Florida5,455
9Maryland5,312
10North Carolina5,124
11Georgia5,026
12Illinois5,003
13Wisconsin4,535
14Michigan4,113
15Colorado3,701
16Washington3,542
17Kentucky3,513
18Oklahoma3,390
19Arizona3,326
20Kansas2,821
21Tennessee2,781
22Ohio2,194
23Missouri2,126
24Virginia2,108
25Pennsylvania2,096
26South Dakota2,040
27Utah1,555
28Oregon1,415
29South Carolina1,224
30Massachusetts1,184
31New Jersey1,026
32Nevada797
33Connecticut690
34Idaho562
35Arkansas347
36Louisiana292
37Hawaii174
38Alabama160
39District of Columbia152
40Rhode Island148
41Vermont80
42New Hampshire72
43Mississippi33
44Delaware32
45Alaska11
46New Mexico8
47Montana0
48North Dakota0
49Maine0
50Puerto Rico0
51West Virginia0
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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