Cuban Americans are people who self-identified as Hispanics of Cuban origin; this includes immigrants from Cuba and those who trace their family ancestry to Cuba. As per US Census 2020, an estimated 2.4 million Hispanics of Cuban origin resided in the United States.
Cuban are the fourth-largest population of Hispanic origin living in the United States, accounting for 3.87% of the U.S. Hispanic population. Since 2000, the Cuban-origin population has increased by 105%, growing from 1.2 million to 2.47 million in 2029. At the same time, the Cuban foreign-born population living in the U.S. grew by 55%, from 853,000 in 2000 to 1.32 million in 2020.
The Cuban population in the U.S., 2000-2020
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Cuban Population by US State
Cuban Americans make up 0.72% of the U.S. population and Cubans are the fourth-largest population of Hispanic origin living in the United States after Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Salvadorans. The largest state by Cuban population is Florida (64.23%), Texas (5.15%), California (4.31%), and New Jersey (4%).
Let’s have a look at the Top States with Cuban Population
|#||State||Cuban||% of Total|
Source: US Census 2020
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Top U.S. metropolitan areas by Cuban population
Many metropolitan areas throughout the United States have significant Cuban American populations. Miami metro area has the largest Cuban population. Next comes the New York metro area and Tampa metro area.
|#||Metro Area||Population 2020|
|1||Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||1,240,468|
|2||New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||150,233|
|3||Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||150,621|
|5||Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||59,000|
|6||Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||50,405|
|7||Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||44,331|
|8||Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV||29,634|
|10||Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL||22,850|