Distribution of Subsaharan African: Ethiopian People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Subsaharan African: Ethiopian

  • KEY
  • 0.45%
  • 0.9%
  • 1.35%
  • 1.8%
  • 2.7%
  • 3.6%
  • 4.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Alexandria city, Virginia5.13%
2Nottoway County, Virginia2.48%
3Montgomery County, Maryland1.63%
4DeKalb County, Georgia1.46%
5Nobles County, Minnesota1.3%
6Ramsey County, Minnesota1.27%
7Fairfax County, Virginia1.2%
8Arlington County, Virginia1.12%
9Harmon County, Oklahoma1.03%
10District of Columbia, District of Columbia0.98%
11Minnehaha County, South Dakota0.96%
12Arapahoe County, Colorado0.87%
13Emporia city, Virginia0.85%
14King County, Washington0.84%
15Hardy County, West Virginia0.81%
16McDuffie County, Georgia0.73%
17Prince William County, Virginia0.68%
18Culpeper County, Virginia0.67%
19Anoka County, Minnesota0.65%
20Prince George's County, Maryland0.63%

Top Counties by Population of Subsaharan African: Ethiopian

# County Population
1King County, Washington18,169
2Montgomery County, Maryland16,991
3Fairfax County, Virginia13,697
4Clark County, Nevada10,937
5DeKalb County, Georgia10,884
6Dallas County, Texas10,421
7Los Angeles County, California9,323
8Alexandria city, Virginia8,028
9Hennepin County, Minnesota7,661
10Ramsey County, Minnesota6,853
11District of Columbia, District of Columbia6,700
12Alameda County, California6,116
13Harris County, Texas5,689
14Prince George's County, Maryland5,677
15Arapahoe County, Colorado5,525
16Snohomish County, Washington4,751
17Santa Clara County, California4,599
18Gwinnett County, Georgia4,317
19Cook County, Illinois4,076
20Franklin County, Ohio3,983

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1District of Columbia0.98%6,700
2Maryland0.46%27,528
3Minnesota0.41%22,778
4Virginia0.39%32,473
5Nevada0.38%11,147
6Washington0.34%25,028
7South Dakota0.24%2,095
8Colorado0.19%10,764
9Georgia0.18%18,892
10Oregon0.11%4,531
11Massachusetts0.09%6,189
12California0.09%33,495
13Texas0.09%23,814
14Tennessee0.08%5,059
15Ohio0.07%7,976
16Kansas0.06%1,788
17North Carolina0.05%5,530
18Missouri0.05%3,247
19Arizona0.05%3,356
20North Dakota0.04%306
21Illinois0.04%5,126
22Nebraska0.04%750
23Pennsylvania0.04%5,002
24New York0.04%7,412
25Iowa0.03%1,030
26Maine0.03%425
27Connecticut0.03%1,130
28New Jersey0.03%2,414
29Wyoming0.03%154
30Michigan0.03%2,626
31Oklahoma0.03%1,032
32Indiana0.03%1,724
33Utah0.03%771
34Rhode Island0.02%242
35South Carolina0.02%1,116
36Alaska0.02%164
37West Virginia0.02%372
38Florida0.02%4,166
39Wisconsin0.02%1,107
40New Hampshire0.02%251
41Kentucky0.02%815
42Vermont0.02%110
43Louisiana0.02%782
44Alabama0.02%758
45Idaho0.01%178
46Delaware0.01%92
47New Mexico0.01%204
48Hawaii0.01%127
49Montana0.01%88
50Arkansas0.01%243
51Mississippi0.01%160
52Puerto Rico0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Subsaharan African: Ethiopian

# State Population
1California33,495
2Virginia32,473
3Maryland27,528
4Washington25,028
5Texas23,814
6Minnesota22,778
7Georgia18,892
8Nevada11,147
9Colorado10,764
10Ohio7,976
11New York7,412
12District of Columbia6,700
13Massachusetts6,189
14North Carolina5,530
15Illinois5,126
16Tennessee5,059
17Pennsylvania5,002
18Oregon4,531
19Florida4,166
20Arizona3,356
21Missouri3,247
22Michigan2,626
23New Jersey2,414
24South Dakota2,095
25Kansas1,788
26Indiana1,724
27Connecticut1,130
28South Carolina1,116
29Wisconsin1,107
30Oklahoma1,032
31Iowa1,030
32Kentucky815
33Louisiana782
34Utah771
35Alabama758
36Nebraska750
37Maine425
38West Virginia372
39North Dakota306
40New Hampshire251
41Arkansas243
42Rhode Island242
43New Mexico204
44Idaho178
45Alaska164
46Mississippi160
47Wyoming154
48Hawaii127
49Vermont110
50Delaware92
51Montana88
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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