Distribution of Hmong People in the US

Explore the map and tables to see where people of this ethnic group have settled in the United States by county and state. Ethnic and ancestry information for these tables includes people of partial descent and is based on self identification.

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Hmong

  • 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
1Ramsey County, Minnesota7.75%
2Marathon County, Wisconsin4.83%
3Sheboygan County, Wisconsin4.69%
4Fresno County, California3.54%
5La Crosse County, Wisconsin3.17%
6Buena Vista County, Iowa3.17%
7Yuba County, California3.05%
8Burke County, North Carolina2.77%
9Catawba County, North Carolina2.62%
10Barrow County, Georgia2.54%
11Eau Claire County, Wisconsin2.47%
12Merced County, California2.44%
13Outagamie County, Wisconsin2.26%
14Redwood County, Minnesota2.25%
15Washington County, Minnesota2.2%
16Manitowoc County, Wisconsin2.17%
17Butte County, California2.04%
18Calumet County, Wisconsin1.89%
19Sacramento County, California1.89%
20Portage County, Wisconsin1.8%

Top Counties by Population of Hmong

# County Population
1Ramsey County, Minnesota41,943
2Fresno County, California34,633
3Sacramento County, California28,471
4Hennepin County, Minnesota21,183
5Milwaukee County, Wisconsin13,628
6San Joaquin County, California7,973
7Merced County, California6,558
8Marathon County, Wisconsin6,531
9Dane County, Wisconsin6,497
10Washington County, Minnesota5,565
11Sheboygan County, Wisconsin5,405
12Anchorage Municipality, Alaska4,744
13Butte County, California4,640
14Brown County, Wisconsin4,619
15Anoka County, Minnesota4,453
16Outagamie County, Wisconsin4,183
17Catawba County, North Carolina4,110
18La Crosse County, Wisconsin3,736
19Macomb County, Michigan3,220
20Winnebago County, Wisconsin2,877

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Minnesota1.44%79,643
2Wisconsin1.03%59,322
3Alaska0.67%4,981
4California0.26%100,179
5North Carolina0.13%13,487
6Oklahoma0.1%4,062
7Oregon0.09%3,660
8Colorado0.08%4,357
9Kansas0.07%2,006
10Rhode Island0.07%729
11Michigan0.07%6,487
12Arkansas0.06%1,816
13Georgia0.05%4,883
14Iowa0.04%1,129
15Washington0.04%2,583
16South Carolina0.03%1,687
17Missouri0.03%1,568
18Nebraska0.02%385
19Nevada0.01%342
20Massachusetts0.01%687
21Idaho0.01%166
22Indiana0.01%645
23Florida0.01%1,834
24Tennessee0.01%534
25Illinois0.01%926
26Connecticut0.01%246
27Ohio0.01%759
28Texas0.01%1,787
29South Dakota0.01%54
30Montana0.01%63
31Utah0.01%182
32Virginia0%410
33Delaware0%45
34Arizona0%315
35North Dakota0%33
36Pennsylvania0%547
37New Mexico0%75
38Hawaii0%49
39Maine0%36
40Louisiana0%108
41Maryland0%137
42Kentucky0%90
43Wyoming0%11
44Mississippi0%44
45West Virginia0%24
46New York0%242
47New Jersey0%93
48Alabama0%35
49New Hampshire0%5
50District of Columbia0%0
51Vermont0%0
52Puerto Rico0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Hmong

# State Population
1California100,179
2Minnesota79,643
3Wisconsin59,322
4North Carolina13,487
5Michigan6,487
6Alaska4,981
7Georgia4,883
8Colorado4,357
9Oklahoma4,062
10Oregon3,660
11Washington2,583
12Kansas2,006
13Florida1,834
14Arkansas1,816
15Texas1,787
16South Carolina1,687
17Missouri1,568
18Iowa1,129
19Illinois926
20Ohio759
21Rhode Island729
22Massachusetts687
23Indiana645
24Pennsylvania547
25Tennessee534
26Virginia410
27Nebraska385
28Nevada342
29Arizona315
30Connecticut246
31New York242
32Utah182
33Idaho166
34Maryland137
35Louisiana108
36New Jersey93
37Kentucky90
38New Mexico75
39Montana63
40South Dakota54
41Hawaii49
42Delaware45
43Mississippi44
44Maine36
45Alabama35
46North Dakota33
47West Virginia24
48Wyoming11
49New Hampshire5
50District of Columbia0
51Vermont0
52Puerto Rico0

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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