Korean American Population
Korean Americans are those having origins in any of the original peoples of Korea and the Korean Ancestry. Approximately 1.96 million people (0.59% of all respondents) identified as Koreans in the 2020 US Census. It’s the fifth-largest group among Asians in the United States after Chinese, Indians, Filipino, and Vietnamese.
As per the United States Census Bureau 2020, the Korean alone Population is 1,445,315, and Korean alone or in any combination is 1,962,184. The Estimated population of Koreans in the United States as of 2023 is 2 million.
The Korean population in the U.S., 2000-2020
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Korean Population by US States
Korean Americans make up 0.59% of the U.S. population. California is the state with the largest Korean population. Next comes New York followed by Texas. Hawaii was the state with the highest concentration of Korean Americans, at 1.8%, or 25,304 people.
Let’s have a look at the Top States with Korean Population
Top U.S. metropolitan areas by Korean population
The Los Angeles metro area with a population of 326,000 has the largest Korean population. Next comes New York (220,000) and Washington (96,000)
Let’s have a look at the top 10 US metro areas by the Korean population
|#||Metro area||Korean population|
|10||San Jose, CA||36,000|
Source: US Census 2019