Asian Population by State

The United States, otherwise known as the melting pot, is home to countless numbers of immigrants from the early European settlers, to the immigration of Southern and Eastern Europeans, to the migration of people throughout the Asian continent. 

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 19.9 million Asians living in the United States in 2020. Asians make up the fastest-growing racial group within the United States, with a growth of 81% between 2000—2019. 24% of Asians living in the United States are from China, 21% are from India, 19% are from the Philippines, and 10% are Vietnamese. By 2065, Asians are projected to become the largest immigrant group in the United States, surpassing Hispanics. 

By region, 45% of Asian Americans live in the Midwestern United States. 24% live in the Southern United States. 19% live in the Northeastern United States, and 12% live in the Midwestern United States. As a group, Asian Americans make up 5.7% of the total population of the United States. 

Learn more about Asian population distribution by state by exploring the data in the charts.

Asian Population by State

Alabama

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76,660

#32 in the US

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572

#29 in the US

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5,039,877

#24 in the US

Alaska

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44,032

#37 in the US

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63

#39 in the US

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732,673

#49 in the US

Arizona

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257,430

#19 in the US

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24,724

#3 in the US

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7,276,316

#14 in the US

Arkansas

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51,839

#36 in the US

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1,455

#24 in the US

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3,025,891

#34 in the US

California

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6,085,947

#1 in the US

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39,237,836

#1 in the US

Colorado

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199,827

#20 in the US

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7,878

#8 in the US

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5,812,069

#21 in the US

Connecticut

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172,455

#23 in the US

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9,837

#7 in the US

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3,605,597

#29 in the US

Delaware

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42,699

#38 in the US

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869

#26 in the US

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1,003,384

#46 in the US

District of Columbia

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33,545

#42 in the US

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358

#32 in the US

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670,050

#50 in the US

Florida

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643,682

#7 in the US

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29,713

#2 in the US

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21,781,128

#3 in the US

Georgia

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479,028

#12 in the US

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4,649

#10 in the US

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10,799,566

#8 in the US

Hawaii

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541,902

#9 in the US

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300

#34 in the US

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1,441,553

#41 in the US

Idaho

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26,836

#44 in the US

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2,032

#18 in the US

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1,900,923

#39 in the US

Illinois

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754,878

#5 in the US

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12,671,469

#6 in the US

Indiana

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167,959

#24 in the US

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6,805,985

#17 in the US

Iowa

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75,629

#33 in the US

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2,337

#16 in the US

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3,193,079

#32 in the US

Kansas

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86,273

#30 in the US

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2,934,582

#36 in the US

Kentucky

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74,426

#34 in the US

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624

#28 in the US

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4,509,394

#26 in the US

Louisiana

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86,438

#29 in the US

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147

#37 in the US

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4,624,047

#25 in the US

Maine

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16,798

#45 in the US

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1,372,247

#43 in the US

Maryland

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420,944

#13 in the US

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6,165,129

#19 in the US

Massachusetts

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507,934

#11 in the US

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6,984,723

#15 in the US

Michigan

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334,300

#15 in the US

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1,929

#21 in the US

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10,050,811

#10 in the US

Minnesota

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299,190

#16 in the US

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5,707,390

#22 in the US

Mississippi

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32,709

#43 in the US

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315

#33 in the US

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2,949,965

#35 in the US

Missouri

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133,377

#26 in the US

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851

#27 in the US

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6,168,187

#18 in the US

Montana

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8,300

#50 in the US

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164

#36 in the US

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1,104,271

#44 in the US

Nebraska

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52,951

#35 in the US

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1,899

#22 in the US

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1,963,692

#38 in the US

Nevada

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272,703

#18 in the US

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3,143,991

#33 in the US

New Hampshire

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35,871

#41 in the US

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120

#38 in the US

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1,388,992

#42 in the US

New Jersey

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950,090

#4 in the US

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12,344

#6 in the US

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9,267,130

#11 in the US

New Mexico

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37,469

#40 in the US

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5,432

#9 in the US

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2,115,877

#37 in the US

New York

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1,933,127

#2 in the US

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19,797

#4 in the US

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19,835,913

#4 in the US

North Carolina

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343,051

#14 in the US

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3,187

#14 in the US

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10,551,162

#9 in the US

North Dakota

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13,213

#48 in the US

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240

#35 in the US

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774,948

#48 in the US

Ohio

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298,509

#17 in the US

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2,376

#15 in the US

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11,780,017

#7 in the US

Oklahoma

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90,949

#27 in the US

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2,009

#19 in the US

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3,986,639

#28 in the US

Oregon

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194,538

#21 in the US

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4,395

#12 in the US

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4,246,155

#27 in the US

Pennsylvania

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510,501

#10 in the US

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12,443

#5 in the US

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12,964,056

#5 in the US

Rhode Island

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38,961

#39 in the US

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4,543

#11 in the US

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1,095,610

#45 in the US

South Carolina

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90,466

#28 in the US

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415

#31 in the US

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5,190,705

#23 in the US

South Dakota

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13,476

#47 in the US

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895,376

#47 in the US

Tennessee

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135,615

#25 in the US

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1,968

#20 in the US

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6,975,218

#16 in the US

Texas

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1,585,480

#3 in the US

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143,870

#1 in the US

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29,527,941

#2 in the US

Utah

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80,438

#31 in the US

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1,532

#23 in the US

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3,337,975

#30 in the US

Vermont

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11,549

#49 in the US

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2

#41 in the US

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645,570

#51 in the US

Virginia

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615,436

#8 in the US

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1,260

#25 in the US

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8,642,274

#12 in the US

Washington

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730,596

#6 in the US

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3,960

#13 in the US

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7,738,692

#13 in the US

West Virginia

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15,109

#46 in the US

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45

#40 in the US

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1,782,959

#40 in the US

Wisconsin

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175,702

#22 in the US

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2,227

#17 in the US

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5,895,908

#20 in the US

Wyoming

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5,212

#51 in the US

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433

#30 in the US

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578,803

#52 in the US