Distribution of Vietnamese People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Vietnamese

  • KEY
  • 0.65%
  • 1.3%
  • 1.95%
  • 2.6%
  • 3.9%
  • 5.2%
  • 6.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Santa Clara County, California7.52%
2Orange County, California7.09%
3Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska3.51%
4Clayton County, Georgia3.13%
5Fairfax County, Virginia3.03%
6Fort Bend County, Texas2.94%
7Alameda County, California2.49%
8Gregory County, South Dakota2.45%
9Jefferson Parish, Louisiana2.43%
10Multnomah County, Oregon2.38%
11Gwinnett County, Georgia2.38%
12King County, Washington2.34%
13San Francisco County, California2.33%
14Harris County, Texas2.3%
15Saline County, Nebraska2.28%
16Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana2.11%
17Sacramento County, California2.1%
18Sebastian County, Arkansas2.07%
19Seward County, Kansas2.06%
20Sedgwick County, Kansas2.06%

Top Counties by Population of Vietnamese

# County Population
1Orange County, California224,497
2Santa Clara County, California144,562
3Los Angeles County, California114,740
4Harris County, Texas105,640
5San Diego County, California60,266
6King County, Washington50,705
7Alameda County, California40,925
8Tarrant County, Texas37,885
9Dallas County, Texas35,214
10Fairfax County, Virginia34,594
11Sacramento County, California31,636
12Maricopa County, Arizona26,527
13Fort Bend County, Texas21,709
14Gwinnett County, Georgia21,442
15San Francisco County, California20,267
16Riverside County, California19,974
17Multnomah County, Oregon18,998
18Cook County, Illinois18,756
19Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania17,674
20Montgomery County, Maryland15,787

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1California1.89%738,195
2Washington1.21%88,215
3Hawaii1.04%14,857
4Texas1.03%287,127
5Oregon0.87%35,522
6Massachusetts0.82%56,021
7Virginia0.82%68,658
8Louisiana0.78%36,337
9Kansas0.61%17,880
10Minnesota0.59%32,622
11Oklahoma0.58%22,812
12Georgia0.57%58,294
13Nevada0.56%16,243
14Colorado0.53%29,036
15Maryland0.52%31,075
16Arizona0.5%34,494
17Nebraska0.45%8,477
18Florida0.41%83,722
19Pennsylvania0.4%50,611
20Iowa0.38%12,048
21North Carolina0.37%37,472
22Utah0.36%10,874
23District of Columbia0.34%2,336
24Connecticut0.33%11,986
25Missouri0.31%18,673
26New Jersey0.28%24,848
27Illinois0.27%34,926
28New Hampshire0.27%3,578
29New Mexico0.26%5,422
30Alaska0.26%1,886
31Mississippi0.25%7,614
32Arkansas0.24%7,076
33Rhode Island0.24%2,497
34Delaware0.23%2,164
35Alabama0.22%10,604
36Tennessee0.21%14,250
37Michigan0.2%20,363
38South Carolina0.2%9,830
39New York0.19%38,001
40Indiana0.18%12,001
41Kentucky0.18%7,862
42Ohio0.18%20,405
43Maine0.16%2,144
44Idaho0.14%2,403
45Vermont0.14%878
46South Dakota0.13%1,144
47Wisconsin0.13%7,538
48North Dakota0.13%970
49West Virginia0.09%1,617
50Montana0.06%669
51Wyoming0.04%205
52Puerto Rico0.01%276

Top States and Territories by Population of Vietnamese

# State Population
1California738,195
2Texas287,127
3Washington88,215
4Florida83,722
5Virginia68,658
6Georgia58,294
7Massachusetts56,021
8Pennsylvania50,611
9New York38,001
10North Carolina37,472
11Louisiana36,337
12Oregon35,522
13Illinois34,926
14Arizona34,494
15Minnesota32,622
16Maryland31,075
17Colorado29,036
18New Jersey24,848
19Oklahoma22,812
20Ohio20,405
21Michigan20,363
22Missouri18,673
23Kansas17,880
24Nevada16,243
25Hawaii14,857
26Tennessee14,250
27Iowa12,048
28Indiana12,001
29Connecticut11,986
30Utah10,874
31Alabama10,604
32South Carolina9,830
33Nebraska8,477
34Kentucky7,862
35Mississippi7,614
36Wisconsin7,538
37Arkansas7,076
38New Mexico5,422
39New Hampshire3,578
40Rhode Island2,497
41Idaho2,403
42District of Columbia2,336
43Delaware2,164
44Maine2,144
45Alaska1,886
46West Virginia1,617
47South Dakota1,144
48North Dakota970
49Vermont878
50Montana669
51Puerto Rico276
52Wyoming205

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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