Distribution of West Indian (except Hispanic groups) People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: West Indian (except Hispanic groups)

  • KEY
  • 1.2%
  • 2.4%
  • 3.6%
  • 4.8%
  • 7.2%
  • 9.6%
  • 12%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1King County, Texas14.47%
2Broward County, Florida14.28%
3Kings County, New York11.37%
4Palm Beach County, Florida9.02%
5St. Lucie County, Florida7.79%
6Bronx County, New York7.1%
7Miami-Dade County, Florida6.77%
8Queens County, New York6.58%
9Orange County, Florida6.47%
10Essex County, New Jersey6.36%
11Rockland County, New York5.9%
12Suffolk County, Massachusetts5.86%
13Collier County, Florida5.02%
14Stewart County, Georgia4.5%
15Osceola County, Florida4.4%
16Westchester County, New York4.33%
17Newton County, Georgia4.31%
18Rockdale County, Georgia4.3%
19Nassau County, New York4.2%
20Union County, New Jersey4.2%

Top Counties by Population of West Indian (except Hispanic groups)

# County Population
1Kings County, New York295,596
2Broward County, Florida272,709
3Miami-Dade County, Florida183,942
4Queens County, New York151,162
5Palm Beach County, Florida130,397
6Bronx County, New York102,043
7Orange County, Florida85,498
8Nassau County, New York56,970
9Essex County, New Jersey50,504
10Suffolk County, Massachusetts46,383
11Westchester County, New York41,917
12Los Angeles County, California38,370
13Fairfield County, Connecticut34,833
14Hartford County, Connecticut34,630
15Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania34,277
16Suffolk County, New York31,415
17Hillsborough County, Florida30,762
18New York County, New York28,271
19Middlesex County, Massachusetts27,944
20Prince George's County, Maryland26,974

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Florida4.5%926,548
2New York4.03%791,332
3Connecticut2.54%91,147
4Massachusetts2.02%137,939
5New Jersey1.84%163,803
6Maryland1.43%86,003
7District of Columbia1.26%8,658
8Georgia1.24%127,597
9Delaware1.04%9,830
10Rhode Island0.82%8,631
11Pennsylvania0.66%84,222
12Virginia0.55%46,214
13Oklahoma0.49%19,379
14North Carolina0.42%42,726
15New Hampshire0.32%4,247
16South Carolina0.31%15,365
17Texas0.29%79,459
18Illinois0.28%35,676
19Nevada0.24%7,136
20California0.22%87,136
21Alabama0.22%10,581
22Louisiana0.21%9,818
23Alaska0.2%1,504
24Tennessee0.19%12,541
25Vermont0.19%1,168
26Maine0.19%2,491
27Washington0.17%12,760
28Ohio0.16%19,006
29Hawaii0.16%2,306
30Michigan0.16%16,109
31Arizona0.16%11,128
32Minnesota0.16%8,748
33Colorado0.16%8,751
34Kansas0.14%3,943
35North Dakota0.13%1,009
36Kentucky0.13%5,857
37Missouri0.12%7,328
38Arkansas0.12%3,571
39Indiana0.12%7,873
40Puerto Rico0.11%3,892
41West Virginia0.11%2,015
42Iowa0.11%3,435
43Oregon0.11%4,380
44Wisconsin0.1%5,785
45Mississippi0.09%2,760
46New Mexico0.09%1,826
47Utah0.09%2,658
48Nebraska0.09%1,653
49South Dakota0.09%740
50Wyoming0.08%479
51Montana0.08%841
52Idaho0.05%793

Top States and Territories by Population of West Indian (except Hispanic groups)

# State Population
1Florida926,548
2New York791,332
3New Jersey163,803
4Massachusetts137,939
5Georgia127,597
6Connecticut91,147
7California87,136
8Maryland86,003
9Pennsylvania84,222
10Texas79,459
11Virginia46,214
12North Carolina42,726
13Illinois35,676
14Oklahoma19,379
15Ohio19,006
16Michigan16,109
17South Carolina15,365
18Washington12,760
19Tennessee12,541
20Arizona11,128
21Alabama10,581
22Delaware9,830
23Louisiana9,818
24Colorado8,751
25Minnesota8,748
26District of Columbia8,658
27Rhode Island8,631
28Indiana7,873
29Missouri7,328
30Nevada7,136
31Kentucky5,857
32Wisconsin5,785
33Oregon4,380
34New Hampshire4,247
35Kansas3,943
36Puerto Rico3,892
37Arkansas3,571
38Iowa3,435
39Mississippi2,760
40Utah2,658
41Maine2,491
42Hawaii2,306
43West Virginia2,015
44New Mexico1,826
45Nebraska1,653
46Alaska1,504
47Vermont1,168
48North Dakota1,009
49Montana841
50Idaho793
51South Dakota740
52Wyoming479

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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