Distribution of Okinawan People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Okinawan

  • KEY
  • 0.55%
  • 1.1%
  • 1.65%
  • 2.2%
  • 3.3%
  • 4.4%
  • 5.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Kalawao County, Hawaii6.67%
2Haines Borough, Alaska1.43%
3Honolulu County, Hawaii0.65%
4Crowley County, Colorado0.55%
5Maui County, Hawaii0.4%
6Henry County, Missouri0.25%
7Kauai County, Hawaii0.15%
8Attala County, Mississippi0.13%
9Wyoming County, New York0.1%
10Hawaii County, Hawaii0.1%
11Wasco County, Oregon0.07%
12Cowley County, Kansas0.07%
13Newton County, Arkansas0.06%
14Grays Harbor County, Washington0.06%
15Roscommon County, Michigan0.05%
16Ohio County, West Virginia0.05%
17Cache County, Utah0.05%
18Dubois County, Indiana0.05%
19Kankakee County, Illinois0.05%
20Mifflin County, Pennsylvania0.05%

Top Counties by Population of Okinawan

# County Population
1Honolulu County, Hawaii6,396
2Maui County, Hawaii655
3Los Angeles County, California296
4San Diego County, California262
5Clark County, Nevada198
6Hawaii County, Hawaii191
7Denton County, Texas157
8King County, Washington148
9Orange County, California129
10Maricopa County, Arizona121
11Pierce County, Washington118
12Sacramento County, California116
13Alameda County, California113
14Kauai County, Hawaii105
15San Francisco County, California95
16Hillsborough County, Florida87
17Okaloosa County, Florida82
18Washington County, Oregon79
19Pima County, Arizona75
20Multnomah County, Oregon73

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Hawaii0.52%7,352
2Oregon0.01%345
3Alaska0.01%62
4Nevada0.01%237
5Washington0.01%478
6Nebraska0.01%106
7Arizona0%285
8California0%1,352
9Wyoming0%18
10District of Columbia0%19
11West Virginia0%51
12Missouri0%162
13Utah0%76
14Florida0%457
15Idaho0%36
16Kansas0%61
17Tennessee0%118
18North Carolina0%172
19Montana0%16
20Delaware0%14
21Michigan0%133
22Colorado0%71
23Indiana0%78
24Wisconsin0%70
25South Carolina0%59
26Maryland0%66
27Texas0%301
28Arkansas0%29
29Ohio0%122
30Oklahoma0%37
31Massachusetts0%64
32Mississippi0%25
33Illinois0%108
34Alabama0%36
35Georgia0%67
36New York0%137
37Virginia0%58
38Pennsylvania0%78
39Iowa0%18
40New Jersey0%41
41Minnesota0%25
42Connecticut0%14
43Louisiana0%0
44North Dakota0%0
45Rhode Island0%0
46South Dakota0%0
47Vermont0%0
48Kentucky0%0
49Maine0%0
50New Hampshire0%0
51New Mexico0%0
52Puerto Rico0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Okinawan

# State Population
1Hawaii7,352
2California1,352
3Washington478
4Florida457
5Oregon345
6Texas301
7Arizona285
8Nevada237
9North Carolina172
10Missouri162
11New York137
12Michigan133
13Ohio122
14Tennessee118
15Illinois108
16Nebraska106
17Indiana78
18Pennsylvania78
19Utah76
20Colorado71
21Wisconsin70
22Georgia67
23Maryland66
24Massachusetts64
25Alaska62
26Kansas61
27South Carolina59
28Virginia58
29West Virginia51
30New Jersey41
31Oklahoma37
32Alabama36
33Idaho36
34Arkansas29
35Mississippi25
36Minnesota25
37District of Columbia19
38Iowa18
39Wyoming18
40Montana16
41Connecticut14
42Delaware14
43Louisiana0
44North Dakota0
45Rhode Island0
46South Dakota0
47Vermont0
48Kentucky0
49Maine0
50New Hampshire0
51New Mexico0
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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