Distribution of Italian People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Italian

  • KEY
  • 2.5%
  • 5%
  • 7.5%
  • 10%
  • 15%
  • 20%
  • 25%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Richmond County, New York29.83%
2Putnam County, New York26.97%
3Gloucester County, New Jersey25.38%
4Ocean County, New Jersey24.95%
5Suffolk County, New York24.12%
6Monmouth County, New Jersey23.93%
7Lawrence County, Pennsylvania23.88%
8Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania23.19%
9Sussex County, New Jersey23.07%
10Middlesex County, Connecticut21.95%
11Morris County, New Jersey21.82%
12Hunterdon County, New Jersey21.57%
13Bristol County, Rhode Island21.06%
14New Haven County, Connecticut20.76%
15Litchfield County, Connecticut20.66%
16Kent County, Rhode Island20.62%
17Warren County, New Jersey20.39%
18Dutchess County, New York20.35%
19Washington County, Rhode Island20.01%
20Nassau County, New York19.37%

Top Counties by Population of Italian

# County Population
1Suffolk County, New York358,926
2Cook County, Illinois278,514
3Nassau County, New York262,746
4Los Angeles County, California258,371
5Middlesex County, Massachusetts223,504
6Maricopa County, Arizona192,985
7Allegheny County, Pennsylvania192,736
8New Haven County, Connecticut178,371
9Westchester County, New York166,540
10Bergen County, New Jersey157,106
11Fairfield County, Connecticut153,061
12Monmouth County, New Jersey149,172
13Ocean County, New Jersey147,671
14Erie County, New York146,145
15Richmond County, New York141,418
16San Diego County, California139,548
17Hartford County, Connecticut128,691
18Kings County, New York128,218
19Broward County, Florida127,580
20Monroe County, New York127,528

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Connecticut16.98%608,220
2Rhode Island16.87%178,207
3New Jersey15.67%1,391,871
4Massachusetts12.61%860,971
5New York12.26%2,405,717
6Pennsylvania11.67%1,493,079
7New Hampshire10.32%138,651
8Delaware8.75%83,042
9Vermont7.33%45,824
10Ohio6.27%730,313
11Maine6.01%80,037
12Illinois5.85%750,070
13Florida5.83%1,200,115
14Nevada5.51%161,028
15Maryland5.05%303,191
16Colorado4.84%267,559
17Michigan4.64%461,974
18Louisiana4.62%215,385
19West Virginia4.52%82,668
20Arizona4.17%289,885
21Virginia3.94%331,127
22District of Columbia3.88%26,586
23Oregon3.77%153,898
24California3.72%1,455,467
25Montana3.55%36,965
26Wisconsin3.48%200,984
27Missouri3.46%211,012
28Washington3.46%252,279
29North Carolina3.25%329,986
30Wyoming3.09%17,975
31Idaho3.04%51,244
32South Carolina3.03%150,158
33Utah2.82%85,812
34Indiana2.74%181,566
35Alaska2.69%19,863
36Nebraska2.65%50,528
37Minnesota2.34%129,142
38Georgia2.23%230,053
39Tennessee2.22%147,920
40Kansas2.22%64,560
41New Mexico2.13%44,651
42Hawaii2.13%30,284
43Iowa2.02%63,121
44Kentucky1.97%87,298
45Mississippi1.93%57,677
46Texas1.83%511,296
47Oklahoma1.76%68,862
48Alabama1.66%80,584
49Arkansas1.57%47,058
50South Dakota1.28%11,025
51North Dakota1.22%9,205
52Puerto Rico0.12%4,082

Top States and Territories by Population of Italian

# State Population
1New York2,405,717
2Pennsylvania1,493,079
3California1,455,467
4New Jersey1,391,871
5Florida1,200,115
6Massachusetts860,971
7Illinois750,070
8Ohio730,313
9Connecticut608,220
10Texas511,296
11Michigan461,974
12Virginia331,127
13North Carolina329,986
14Maryland303,191
15Arizona289,885
16Colorado267,559
17Washington252,279
18Georgia230,053
19Louisiana215,385
20Missouri211,012
21Wisconsin200,984
22Indiana181,566
23Rhode Island178,207
24Nevada161,028
25Oregon153,898
26South Carolina150,158
27Tennessee147,920
28New Hampshire138,651
29Minnesota129,142
30Kentucky87,298
31Utah85,812
32Delaware83,042
33West Virginia82,668
34Alabama80,584
35Maine80,037
36Oklahoma68,862
37Kansas64,560
38Iowa63,121
39Mississippi57,677
40Idaho51,244
41Nebraska50,528
42Arkansas47,058
43Vermont45,824
44New Mexico44,651
45Montana36,965
46Hawaii30,284
47District of Columbia26,586
48Alaska19,863
49Wyoming17,975
50South Dakota11,025
51North Dakota9,205
52Puerto Rico4,082

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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