Vietnamese American Population
Vietnamese Americans are those having origins in any of the original peoples of Vietnam and the Vietnamese Ancestry. Approximately 2.3 million people (0.69% of all respondents) identified as Vietnamese in the 2020 US Census. It’s the fourth-largest group among Asians in the United States after Chinese, Indians, and Filipino.
As per the United States Census Bureau 2020, the Vietnamese alone Population is 1,896,690 (0.57%), and Vietnamese alone or in any combination are 2,288,082 (0.69%). The Estimated Vietnamese population in the United States as of 2023 is 2.3 million.
The Vietnamese population in the U.S., 2000-2020
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Vietnamese Population by US State
Vietnamese make up 0.69% of the U.S. population and are the fourth largest group of Asian Americans. California is the state with the largest Vietnamese population. Next Comes Texas and Washington.
The largest number of Vietnamese outside Vietnam is in Orange County, California (184,153, or 6.1 % of the county’s population), followed by Los Angeles and Santa Clara counties; the three counties accounted for 26% of the Vietnamese immigrant population in the United States.
Let’s have a look at the Top States with Vietnamese Population
Top U.S. metropolitan areas by Vietnamese population
The Los Angeles metro area with a population of 346,000 has the largest Vietnamese population. Next comes Houston (143,000) and San Jose, CA (143,000)
Let’s have a look at the top 10 US metro areas by the Vietnamese population
|#||Metro area||Vietnamese population|
|3||San Jose, CA||143,000|
Source: US Census 2019 estimates