Distribution of Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Costa Rican People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Costa Rican

  • 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
1Jeff Davis County, Texas1.57%
2Lincoln County, North Carolina1.44%
3Somerset County, New Jersey1.06%
4Payette County, Idaho0.85%
5Monroe County, Arkansas0.72%
6Scott County, Kansas0.71%
7Summit County, Colorado0.62%
8Union County, New Jersey0.6%
9McCreary County, Kentucky0.57%
10Passaic County, New Jersey0.56%
11Mercer County, New Jersey0.53%
12Greene County, Virginia0.52%
13Macon County, Tennessee0.48%
14Alleghany County, North Carolina0.47%
15Daniels County, Montana0.46%
16Montgomery County, New York0.45%
17Aiken County, South Carolina0.44%
18Tattnall County, Georgia0.43%
19Caroline County, Maryland0.42%
20Jefferson County, Washington0.41%

Top Counties by Population of Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Costa Rican

# County Population
1Los Angeles County, California10,204
2Miami-Dade County, Florida6,929
3Broward County, Florida3,641
4Somerset County, New Jersey3,513
5Union County, New Jersey3,296
6Kings County, New York3,175
7Passaic County, New Jersey2,835
8Orange County, California2,817
9Riverside County, California2,259
10Fairfield County, Connecticut2,185
11Harris County, Texas2,150
12Mercer County, New Jersey1,964
13Queens County, New York1,932
14San Bernardino County, California1,862
15Bergen County, New Jersey1,797
16Palm Beach County, Florida1,787
17Maricopa County, Arizona1,756
18San Diego County, California1,740
19Essex County, New Jersey1,734
20Orange County, Florida1,686

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1New Jersey0.25%21,958
2Florida0.12%25,463
3District of Columbia0.12%840
4Connecticut0.08%2,927
5California0.07%26,345
6New York0.07%12,999
7South Carolina0.06%2,812
8Nevada0.06%1,653
9North Carolina0.06%5,673
10Maryland0.05%3,155
11Virginia0.05%3,987
12Delaware0.05%443
13Massachusetts0.04%3,048
14Alaska0.04%274
15Colorado0.04%2,047
16Georgia0.04%3,706
17Arizona0.04%2,441
18New Hampshire0.04%470
19Texas0.03%8,803
20Hawaii0.03%430
21Washington0.03%2,133
22Pennsylvania0.03%3,509
23Idaho0.03%428
24Oregon0.03%1,021
25Utah0.02%713
26Tennessee0.02%1,530
27Puerto Rico0.02%679
28Louisiana0.02%903
29Illinois0.02%2,479
30Wisconsin0.02%1,088
31South Dakota0.02%153
32Indiana0.02%1,151
33Minnesota0.02%925
34New Mexico0.02%345
35Maine0.02%216
36Nebraska0.02%301
37Kansas0.01%430
38Kentucky0.01%646
39Oklahoma0.01%541
40Rhode Island0.01%143
41Missouri0.01%806
42Vermont0.01%81
43Michigan0.01%1,276
44Arkansas0.01%349
45Alabama0.01%558
46Iowa0.01%361
47Ohio0.01%1,212
48Montana0.01%82
49Wyoming0%28
50Mississippi0%99
51West Virginia0%59
52North Dakota0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Costa Rican

# State Population
1California26,345
2Florida25,463
3New Jersey21,958
4New York12,999
5Texas8,803
6North Carolina5,673
7Virginia3,987
8Georgia3,706
9Pennsylvania3,509
10Maryland3,155
11Massachusetts3,048
12Connecticut2,927
13South Carolina2,812
14Illinois2,479
15Arizona2,441
16Washington2,133
17Colorado2,047
18Nevada1,653
19Tennessee1,530
20Michigan1,276
21Ohio1,212
22Indiana1,151
23Wisconsin1,088
24Oregon1,021
25Minnesota925
26Louisiana903
27District of Columbia840
28Missouri806
29Utah713
30Puerto Rico679
31Kentucky646
32Alabama558
33Oklahoma541
34New Hampshire470
35Delaware443
36Kansas430
37Hawaii430
38Idaho428
39Iowa361
40Arkansas349
41New Mexico345
42Nebraska301
43Alaska274
44Maine216
45South Dakota153
46Rhode Island143
47Mississippi99
48Montana82
49Vermont81
50West Virginia59
51Wyoming28
52North Dakota0

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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