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Louisiana
1.17%
Maine
0.09%
Mississippi
0.07%
Wyoming
0.07%
Texas
0.06%
Arkansas
0.06%
Oklahoma
0.04%
Alaska
0.03%
Alabama
0.02%
Oregon
0.02%
District of Columbia
0.02%
Georgia
0.02%
Colorado
0.02%
New Mexico
0.02%
Tennessee
0.02%
Kansas
0.02%
Virginia
0.01%
Washington
0.01%
North Carolina
0.01%
Massachusetts
0.01%
Vermont
0.01%
Florida
0.01%
Idaho
0.01%
Delaware
0.01%
Maryland
0.01%
West Virginia
0.01%
South Carolina
0.01%
Missouri
0.01%
Arizona
0.01%
New Hampshire
0.01%
Kentucky
0.01%
Utah
0.01%
Nevada
0.01%
California
0.01%
Indiana
0.01%
Minnesota
0.01%
Rhode Island
0.01%
Hawaii
0.01%
Connecticut
0.01%
Wisconsin
0.01%
New York
0.01%
Montana
0%
Nebraska
0%
Pennsylvania
0%
North Dakota
0%
Michigan
0%
Illinois
0%
Iowa
0%
Ohio
0%
New Jersey
0%
South Dakota
0%

Cajun Population by State 2024

Cajun Population by State 2024

According to the data, Louisiana has by far the largest Cajun population with 53,398 people identified as such, accounting for 1.17% of its total population. Texas and Arkansas also have noticeable Cajun populations, with 18,660 (0.06%) and 1,777 (0.058%) individuals respectively identifying as Cajun. In contrast, some states have very small Cajun populations, with South Dakota having the smallest population of only 11 people, accounting for just 0.001% of its total population.

Although there are Cajun populations across the United States, their percentages tend to be small in most states. The majority of states have less than 0.1% of their population identified as Cajun, with many having less than 0.01%. This suggests that although Cajun culture is present throughout the country, it is concentrated primarily in Louisiana and neighboring states.

Cajun Population by State 2024

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State
Cajun Population
Cajun %
Louisiana53,3981.17%
Maine1,2090.09%
Mississippi2,1730.07%
Wyoming4010.07%
Texas18,6600.06%
Arkansas1,7770.06%
Oklahoma1,4600.04%
Alaska2020.03%
Alabama1,2340.02%
Oregon9890.02%
District of Columbia1510.02%
Georgia2,4490.02%
Colorado1,2290.02%
New Mexico4350.02%
Tennessee1,0960.02%
Kansas4440.02%
Virginia1,2750.01%
Washington1,1080.01%
North Carolina1,2350.01%
Massachusetts7640.01%
Vermont690.01%
Florida2,3260.01%
Idaho2000.01%
Delaware1000.01%
Maryland5790.01%
West Virginia1640.01%
South Carolina4770.01%
Missouri5220.01%
Arizona6190.01%
New Hampshire1140.01%
Kentucky3510.01%
Utah2660.01%
Nevada2390.01%
California2,7450.01%
Indiana4860.01%
Minnesota3870.01%
Rhode Island720.01%
Hawaii830.01%
Connecticut2090.01%
Wisconsin3270.01%
New York9750.01%
Montana530%
Nebraska910%
Pennsylvania5480%
North Dakota330%
Michigan3900%
Illinois4480%
Iowa1000%
Ohio2720%
New Jersey1910%
South Dakota110%
United States105,1360.03%
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Cajun Population by State 2024

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