Distribution of Subsaharan African: Ghanaian People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Subsaharan African: Ghanaian

  • KEY
  • 0.2%
  • 0.4%
  • 0.6%
  • 0.8%
  • 1.2%
  • 1.6%
  • 2%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Robertson County, Texas2.23%
2Prince William County, Virginia1.3%
3Stewart County, Georgia1.22%
4Bronx County, New York0.97%
5Alexandria city, Virginia0.81%
6Stafford County, Virginia0.6%
7Halifax County, Virginia0.58%
8Essex County, New Jersey0.49%
9Worcester County, Massachusetts0.42%
10Winchester city, Virginia0.39%
11Montgomery County, Kansas0.37%
12Fairfax County, Virginia0.34%
13Prince George's County, Maryland0.33%
14Douglas County, Georgia0.32%
15Franklin County, Ohio0.32%
16Montgomery County, Maryland0.32%
17Manassas city, Virginia0.32%
18Gwinnett County, Georgia0.32%
19Pulaski County, Missouri0.31%
20Scurry County, Texas0.28%

Top Counties by Population of Subsaharan African: Ghanaian

# County Population
1Bronx County, New York13,991
2Prince William County, Virginia5,941
3Franklin County, Ohio4,079
4Fairfax County, Virginia3,932
5Essex County, New Jersey3,863
6Worcester County, Massachusetts3,417
7Montgomery County, Maryland3,325
8Prince George's County, Maryland3,029
9Gwinnett County, Georgia2,859
10Cook County, Illinois2,807
11Los Angeles County, California2,595
12Kings County, New York2,350
13Middlesex County, New Jersey2,010
14New Haven County, Connecticut1,630
15Queens County, New York1,609
16Hartford County, Connecticut1,596
17Harris County, Texas1,564
18Tarrant County, Texas1,507
19New York County, New York1,483
20Mecklenburg County, North Carolina1,315

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Virginia0.18%15,233
2Maryland0.16%9,801
3New Jersey0.13%11,302
4New York0.13%24,815
5Connecticut0.12%4,177
6Massachusetts0.09%6,257
7District of Columbia0.09%609
8Georgia0.07%7,102
9Delaware0.06%566
10Ohio0.06%6,434
11Colorado0.04%2,418
12Illinois0.04%4,767
13Rhode Island0.04%384
14North Carolina0.04%3,691
15Pennsylvania0.03%3,834
16Texas0.03%7,642
17Kansas0.02%660
18Missouri0.02%1,322
19Minnesota0.02%1,117
20North Dakota0.02%144
21California0.02%6,893
22Indiana0.02%1,168
23Washington0.02%1,251
24Oklahoma0.02%669
25Tennessee0.02%1,025
26Utah0.02%468
27Nebraska0.01%254
28Oregon0.01%534
29New Hampshire0.01%175
30Kentucky0.01%570
31Wisconsin0.01%723
32Hawaii0.01%171
33Arizona0.01%826
34Michigan0.01%1,135
35New Mexico0.01%239
36Nevada0.01%331
37Florida0.01%2,183
38West Virginia0.01%147
39Alaska0.01%58
40Iowa0.01%239
41Louisiana0.01%352
42Maine0.01%94
43Alabama0.01%312
44Arkansas0.01%185
45South Dakota0.01%48
46South Carolina0%230
47Vermont0%25
48Idaho0%48
49Montana0%28
50Mississippi0%70
51Wyoming0%10
52Puerto Rico0%22

Top States and Territories by Population of Subsaharan African: Ghanaian

# State Population
1New York24,815
2Virginia15,233
3New Jersey11,302
4Maryland9,801
5Texas7,642
6Georgia7,102
7California6,893
8Ohio6,434
9Massachusetts6,257
10Illinois4,767
11Connecticut4,177
12Pennsylvania3,834
13North Carolina3,691
14Colorado2,418
15Florida2,183
16Missouri1,322
17Washington1,251
18Indiana1,168
19Michigan1,135
20Minnesota1,117
21Tennessee1,025
22Arizona826
23Wisconsin723
24Oklahoma669
25Kansas660
26District of Columbia609
27Kentucky570
28Delaware566
29Oregon534
30Utah468
31Rhode Island384
32Louisiana352
33Nevada331
34Alabama312
35Nebraska254
36Iowa239
37New Mexico239
38South Carolina230
39Arkansas185
40New Hampshire175
41Hawaii171
42West Virginia147
43North Dakota144
44Maine94
45Mississippi70
46Alaska58
47Idaho48
48South Dakota48
49Montana28
50Vermont25
51Puerto Rico22
52Wyoming10

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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