Distribution of Sri Lankan 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: Sri Lankan

  • KEY
  • 0.035%
  • 0.07%
  • 0.105%
  • 0.14%
  • 0.21%
  • 0.28%
  • 0.35%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Dewey County, Oklahoma0.41%
2Richmond County, New York0.36%
3Haines Borough, Alaska0.32%
4Montgomery County, Maryland0.22%
5Jackson County, Illinois0.2%
6Coryell County, Texas0.2%
7Pend Oreille County, Washington0.2%
8Kerr County, Texas0.19%
9Nodaway County, Missouri0.19%
10Howard County, Maryland0.15%
11Nacogdoches County, Texas0.15%
12Stewart County, Georgia0.15%
13Beltrami County, Minnesota0.15%
14Fairfax city, Virginia0.15%
15Marshall County, Iowa0.14%
16Allegan County, Michigan0.14%
17Los Alamos County, New Mexico0.14%
18Howell County, Missouri0.14%
19Hampshire County, Massachusetts0.13%
20Arlington County, Virginia0.12%

Top Counties by Population of Sri Lankan

# County Population
1Los Angeles County, California5,879
2Montgomery County, Maryland2,310
3Orange County, California1,955
4Queens County, New York1,831
5Richmond County, New York1,696
6Harris County, Texas1,473
7Santa Clara County, California972
8New York County, New York847
9Cook County, Illinois818
10Middlesex County, New Jersey788
11Tarrant County, Texas741
12Fairfax County, Virginia724
13Alameda County, California673
14Clark County, Nevada668
15DeKalb County, Georgia622
16Middlesex County, Massachusetts560
17Westchester County, New York551
18Hillsborough County, Florida542
19King County, Washington514
20Riverside County, California504

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Maryland0.06%3,621
2District of Columbia0.05%321
3New York0.04%7,201
4California0.03%12,691
5Connecticut0.03%1,134
6New Jersey0.03%2,538
7Nevada0.03%783
8Massachusetts0.03%1,781
9Virginia0.02%1,861
10Hawaii0.02%280
11Texas0.02%5,361
12Delaware0.02%173
13Minnesota0.02%916
14Michigan0.02%1,559
15Washington0.02%1,136
16North Dakota0.02%116
17Georgia0.01%1,491
18Illinois0.01%1,778
19Kansas0.01%375
20Oregon0.01%518
21Ohio0.01%1,395
22Arizona0.01%807
23Florida0.01%2,367
24Iowa0.01%348
25Pennsylvania0.01%1,251
26Nebraska0.01%175
27New Mexico0.01%178
28Missouri0.01%425
29Louisiana0.01%318
30North Carolina0.01%650
31Colorado0.01%343
32Tennessee0.01%407
33Wisconsin0.01%343
34Utah0.01%181
35Alabama0.01%283
36Rhode Island0.01%61
37West Virginia0.01%102
38Oklahoma0.01%215
39Kentucky0.01%228
40Indiana0.01%331
41New Hampshire0%62
42Alaska0%32
43South Dakota0%30
44Vermont0%18
45Mississippi0%84
46South Carolina0%131
47Arkansas0%72
48Montana0%23
49Maine0%19
50Wyoming0%5
51Idaho0%0
52Puerto Rico0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Sri Lankan

# State Population
1California12,691
2New York7,201
3Texas5,361
4Maryland3,621
5New Jersey2,538
6Florida2,367
7Virginia1,861
8Massachusetts1,781
9Illinois1,778
10Michigan1,559
11Georgia1,491
12Ohio1,395
13Pennsylvania1,251
14Washington1,136
15Connecticut1,134
16Minnesota916
17Arizona807
18Nevada783
19North Carolina650
20Oregon518
21Missouri425
22Tennessee407
23Kansas375
24Iowa348
25Wisconsin343
26Colorado343
27Indiana331
28District of Columbia321
29Louisiana318
30Alabama283
31Hawaii280
32Kentucky228
33Oklahoma215
34Utah181
35New Mexico178
36Nebraska175
37Delaware173
38South Carolina131
39North Dakota116
40West Virginia102
41Mississippi84
42Arkansas72
43New Hampshire62
44Rhode Island61
45Alaska32
46South Dakota30
47Montana23
48Maine19
49Vermont18
50Wyoming5
51Idaho0
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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