Distribution of Subsaharan African: Cape Verdean People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Subsaharan African: Cape Verdean

  • KEY
  • 0.4%
  • 0.8%
  • 1.2%
  • 1.6%
  • 2.4%
  • 3.2%
  • 4%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Plymouth County, Massachusetts4.71%
2Bristol County, Massachusetts3.15%
3Providence County, Rhode Island3.07%
4Suffolk County, Massachusetts1.96%
5Barnstable County, Massachusetts1.2%
6Norfolk County, Massachusetts0.8%
7Dukes County, Massachusetts0.68%
8Harding County, New Mexico0.65%
9Newport County, Rhode Island0.62%
10Kent County, Rhode Island0.39%
11Hampshire County, Massachusetts0.38%
12Effingham County, Georgia0.36%
13Washington County, Rhode Island0.32%
14Fredericksburg city, Virginia0.21%
15Orange County, Vermont0.2%
16New Haven County, Connecticut0.18%
17Worcester County, Massachusetts0.17%
18Pratt County, Kansas0.16%
19New London County, Connecticut0.15%
20Stone County, Mississippi0.15%

Top Counties by Population of Subsaharan African: Cape Verdean

# County Population
1Plymouth County, Massachusetts24,141
2Providence County, Rhode Island19,503
3Bristol County, Massachusetts17,617
4Suffolk County, Massachusetts15,542
5Norfolk County, Massachusetts5,559
6Barnstable County, Massachusetts2,558
7Middlesex County, Massachusetts2,188
8New Haven County, Connecticut1,530
9Worcester County, Massachusetts1,398
10Fairfield County, Connecticut1,236
11Essex County, Massachusetts906
12Sacramento County, California652
13Kent County, Rhode Island637
14Hampshire County, Massachusetts618
15Los Angeles County, California530
16Newport County, Rhode Island518
17Maricopa County, Arizona421
18New London County, Connecticut411
19Hartford County, Connecticut410
20Washington County, Rhode Island409

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Rhode Island2%21,111
2Massachusetts1.04%71,084
3Connecticut0.11%3,762
4District of Columbia0.04%272
5Vermont0.03%193
6New Hampshire0.03%398
7Georgia0.01%1,397
8Florida0.01%2,811
9Virginia0.01%1,059
10Maryland0.01%706
11Maine0.01%119
12New Jersey0.01%768
13California0.01%3,085
14Hawaii0.01%105
15Arizona0.01%480
16New York0.01%1,293
17Delaware0.01%58
18North Carolina0.01%609
19Nevada0%141
20Pennsylvania0%477
21Kentucky0%166
22Mississippi0%106
23Ohio0%340
24North Dakota0%21
25Washington0%207
26Minnesota0%150
27Louisiana0%121
28Utah0%71
29Alabama0%106
30Oklahoma0%79
31Texas0%533
32Oregon0%72
33Tennessee0%105
34Missouri0%90
35Illinois0%181
36Indiana0%82
37Michigan0%117
38Montana0%13
39Wisconsin0%62
40New Mexico0%24
41Iowa0%27
42West Virginia0%17
43Idaho0%14
44Alaska0%5
45South Carolina0%35
46Puerto Rico0%19
47Kansas0%15
48Arkansas0%16
49Colorado0%12
50South Dakota0%0
51Nebraska0%0
52Wyoming0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Subsaharan African: Cape Verdean

# State Population
1Massachusetts71,084
2Rhode Island21,111
3Connecticut3,762
4California3,085
5Florida2,811
6Georgia1,397
7New York1,293
8Virginia1,059
9New Jersey768
10Maryland706
11North Carolina609
12Texas533
13Arizona480
14Pennsylvania477
15New Hampshire398
16Ohio340
17District of Columbia272
18Washington207
19Vermont193
20Illinois181
21Kentucky166
22Minnesota150
23Nevada141
24Louisiana121
25Maine119
26Michigan117
27Alabama106
28Mississippi106
29Hawaii105
30Tennessee105
31Missouri90
32Indiana82
33Oklahoma79
34Oregon72
35Utah71
36Wisconsin62
37Delaware58
38South Carolina35
39Iowa27
40New Mexico24
41North Dakota21
42Puerto Rico19
43West Virginia17
44Arkansas16
45Kansas15
46Idaho14
47Montana13
48Colorado12
49Alaska5
50South Dakota0
51Nebraska0
52Wyoming0

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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