Distribution of Chinese, except Taiwanese People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Chinese, except Taiwanese

  • KEY
  • 1.9%
  • 3.8%
  • 5.7%
  • 7.6%
  • 11.4%
  • 15.2%
  • 19%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1San Francisco County, California22.96%
2Kalawao County, Hawaii17.33%
3Honolulu County, Hawaii16.46%
4San Mateo County, California12.9%
5Alameda County, California11.47%
6Santa Clara County, California10.79%
7Queens County, New York10.61%
8Hawaii County, Hawaii10.6%
9Maui County, Hawaii9.4%
10Kings County, New York8.13%
11Kauai County, Hawaii7.25%
12New York County, New York6.98%
13Norfolk County, Massachusetts5.91%
14Yolo County, California5.79%
15Tompkins County, New York5.62%
16Contra Costa County, California5.45%
17King County, Washington5.43%
18Whitman County, Washington5.11%
19Los Angeles County, California5%
20Champaign County, Illinois4.69%

Top Counties by Population of Chinese, except Taiwanese

# County Population
1Los Angeles County, California504,758
2Queens County, New York243,850
3Kings County, New York211,519
4Santa Clara County, California207,419
5San Francisco County, California199,748
6Alameda County, California188,612
7Honolulu County, Hawaii162,576
8Orange County, California121,934
9King County, Washington117,463
10New York County, New York113,908
11San Mateo County, California98,795
12Cook County, Illinois88,597
13San Diego County, California79,863
14Middlesex County, Massachusetts72,395
15Harris County, Texas61,814
16Contra Costa County, California61,810
17Sacramento County, California59,020
18Montgomery County, Maryland48,059
19Clark County, Nevada42,430
20San Bernardino County, California41,953

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Hawaii14.36%204,251
2California4.39%1,717,255
3New York3.72%729,668
4Massachusetts2.63%179,589
5Washington2.27%165,592
6New Jersey1.88%167,162
7Nevada1.65%48,159
8Maryland1.59%95,266
9Oregon1.33%54,285
10District of Columbia1.29%8,802
11Connecticut1.22%43,699
12Illinois1.15%147,497
13Virginia1.1%92,887
14Delaware1.02%9,666
15Pennsylvania0.97%123,890
16Rhode Island0.95%10,028
17Texas0.83%232,290
18Arizona0.82%56,669
19Colorado0.81%44,639
20Utah0.72%21,984
21New Hampshire0.7%9,440
22Minnesota0.69%38,238
23Michigan0.67%66,857
24Georgia0.66%68,428
25Florida0.61%126,211
26Indiana0.58%38,810
27Alaska0.58%4,259
28Vermont0.56%3,471
29North Carolina0.55%55,470
30Kansas0.54%15,574
31Ohio0.53%61,514
32Iowa0.52%16,249
33Missouri0.51%31,241
34Idaho0.5%8,476
35Wisconsin0.49%28,574
36New Mexico0.41%8,585
37Nebraska0.4%7,676
38Maine0.4%5,328
39Oklahoma0.39%15,469
40South Carolina0.37%18,092
41North Dakota0.35%2,619
42Tennessee0.34%22,379
43Alabama0.3%14,809
44Louisiana0.3%13,923
45South Dakota0.28%2,456
46Arkansas0.27%8,187
47Kentucky0.26%11,464
48Montana0.25%2,643
49Wyoming0.24%1,376
50West Virginia0.21%3,839
51Mississippi0.21%6,155
52Puerto Rico0.06%1,945

Top States and Territories by Population of Chinese, except Taiwanese

# State Population
1California1,717,255
2New York729,668
3Texas232,290
4Hawaii204,251
5Massachusetts179,589
6New Jersey167,162
7Washington165,592
8Illinois147,497
9Florida126,211
10Pennsylvania123,890
11Maryland95,266
12Virginia92,887
13Georgia68,428
14Michigan66,857
15Ohio61,514
16Arizona56,669
17North Carolina55,470
18Oregon54,285
19Nevada48,159
20Colorado44,639
21Connecticut43,699
22Indiana38,810
23Minnesota38,238
24Missouri31,241
25Wisconsin28,574
26Tennessee22,379
27Utah21,984
28South Carolina18,092
29Iowa16,249
30Kansas15,574
31Oklahoma15,469
32Alabama14,809
33Louisiana13,923
34Kentucky11,464
35Rhode Island10,028
36Delaware9,666
37New Hampshire9,440
38District of Columbia8,802
39New Mexico8,585
40Idaho8,476
41Arkansas8,187
42Nebraska7,676
43Mississippi6,155
44Maine5,328
45Alaska4,259
46West Virginia3,839
47Vermont3,471
48Montana2,643
49North Dakota2,619
50South Dakota2,456
51Puerto Rico1,945
52Wyoming1,376

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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