Distribution of Thai 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: Thai

  • 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
1Denali Borough, Alaska2.28%
2Trego County, Kansas1.33%
3Nobles County, Minnesota1.19%
4Grand County, Utah1.11%
5Mono County, California1.1%
6Haines Borough, Alaska0.91%
7Garfield County, Washington0.9%
8Falls Church city, Virginia0.75%
9Throckmorton County, Texas0.7%
10Edwards County, Kansas0.68%
11Beadle County, South Dakota0.66%
12Buena Vista County, Iowa0.65%
13Morgan County, Utah0.65%
14Okaloosa County, Florida0.64%
15Dodge County, Georgia0.62%
16Anchorage Municipality, Alaska0.6%
17Brown County, Nebraska0.57%
18McIntosh County, North Dakota0.57%
19Cass County, Indiana0.55%
20Dakota County, Nebraska0.55%

Top Counties by Population of Thai

# County Population
1Los Angeles County, California30,436
2Clark County, Nevada7,923
3Orange County, California6,594
4Cook County, Illinois6,252
5King County, Washington5,491
6Queens County, New York5,055
7San Diego County, California4,990
8Fairfax County, Virginia4,677
9Maricopa County, Arizona4,430
10San Bernardino County, California4,355
11Harris County, Texas3,880
12Santa Clara County, California3,721
13Alameda County, California3,661
14Honolulu County, Hawaii3,349
15Riverside County, California3,215
16San Francisco County, California2,838
17Tarrant County, Texas2,835
18Dallas County, Texas2,789
19Sacramento County, California2,476
20Montgomery County, Maryland2,462

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Alaska0.34%2,499
2Nevada0.31%8,949
3Hawaii0.29%4,158
4California0.19%76,279
5Washington0.18%13,154
6Virginia0.15%12,653
7Colorado0.13%7,168
8Utah0.13%3,878
9Maryland0.12%6,948
10Iowa0.11%3,432
11Oregon0.11%4,343
12Rhode Island0.11%1,118
13Wyoming0.1%583
14Arizona0.1%6,953
15Nebraska0.1%1,887
16Kansas0.1%2,841
17Florida0.1%19,614
18Illinois0.09%11,819
19New Hampshire0.08%1,127
20Minnesota0.08%4,590
21New York0.08%15,498
22Texas0.08%21,651
23South Dakota0.08%663
24Georgia0.07%7,323
25New Mexico0.07%1,431
26Indiana0.07%4,433
27Massachusetts0.07%4,560
28South Carolina0.07%3,302
29Connecticut0.06%2,247
30Alabama0.06%2,977
31Oklahoma0.06%2,376
32District of Columbia0.06%411
33Missouri0.06%3,435
34Delaware0.05%498
35North Carolina0.05%5,319
36Idaho0.05%881
37Arkansas0.05%1,555
38New Jersey0.05%4,462
39Kentucky0.05%2,111
40North Dakota0.05%351
41Wisconsin0.05%2,661
42Tennessee0.05%3,066
43Michigan0.04%4,272
44Montana0.04%434
45Maine0.04%549
46Louisiana0.04%1,886
47Ohio0.04%4,663
48Vermont0.04%245
49Pennsylvania0.04%4,505
50Mississippi0.02%494
51West Virginia0.01%270
52Puerto Rico0%30

Top States and Territories by Population of Thai

# State Population
1California76,279
2Texas21,651
3Florida19,614
4New York15,498
5Washington13,154
6Virginia12,653
7Illinois11,819
8Nevada8,949
9Georgia7,323
10Colorado7,168
11Arizona6,953
12Maryland6,948
13North Carolina5,319
14Ohio4,663
15Minnesota4,590
16Massachusetts4,560
17Pennsylvania4,505
18New Jersey4,462
19Indiana4,433
20Oregon4,343
21Michigan4,272
22Hawaii4,158
23Utah3,878
24Missouri3,435
25Iowa3,432
26South Carolina3,302
27Tennessee3,066
28Alabama2,977
29Kansas2,841
30Wisconsin2,661
31Alaska2,499
32Oklahoma2,376
33Connecticut2,247
34Kentucky2,111
35Nebraska1,887
36Louisiana1,886
37Arkansas1,555
38New Mexico1,431
39New Hampshire1,127
40Rhode Island1,118
41Idaho881
42South Dakota663
43Wyoming583
44Maine549
45Delaware498
46Mississippi494
47Montana434
48District of Columbia411
49North Dakota351
50West Virginia270
51Vermont245
52Puerto Rico30

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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