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Utah
23.58%
Maine
19.13%
Vermont
17.52%
New Hampshire
16.83%
Idaho
16.13%
Wyoming
13.22%
West Virginia
12.52%
Oregon
12.2%
Kentucky
11.82%
Montana
11.33%
Kansas
10.96%
Colorado
10.57%
Rhode Island
10.51%
Washington
10.45%
Virginia
10.04%
North Carolina
9.89%
Tennessee
9.84%
Missouri
9.65%
Massachusetts
9.33%
Michigan
9.28%
Ohio
9.19%
Indiana
9.16%
South Carolina
9.06%
Delaware
9.03%
Arkansas
8.77%
Iowa
8.58%
Alabama
8.55%
Oklahoma
8.52%
Alaska
8.49%
Connecticut
8.45%
Arizona
8.35%
Nebraska
8.21%
Mississippi
8.11%
Georgia
7.97%
Pennsylvania
7.5%
Maryland
7.49%
Nevada
7.29%
New Mexico
6.94%
Florida
6.72%
South Dakota
6.24%
Illinois
6.13%
Texas
6.07%
District of Columbia
6.04%
Wisconsin
5.96%
Louisiana
5.94%
Minnesota
5.81%
California
5.72%
New York
5.33%
New Jersey
4.76%
North Dakota
4.43%
Hawaii
4.36%

English Population by State 2024

English Population by State 2024

English Americans are the largest ancestral group in the United States, representing over 22% of the population. Utah has the highest percentage of English ancestry with almost 24%, followed by Maine with 19%. Other states with high percentages of English ancestry include Vermont, New Hampshire, and Idaho. Meanwhile, Hawaii and North Dakota have the lowest percentages of English ancestry with just over 4%.

In terms of total numbers, California has the largest population of English Americans with over 2.2 million, followed by Texas with almost 1.9 million and Florida with 1.5 million. However, these states have relatively low percentages of English ancestry compared to other states. New York and Illinois also have large populations of English Americans with over 1 million each. Overall, the data shows that English Americans are a significant ancestral group throughout the United States, but their distribution varies significantly by state.

English Population by State 2024

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State
English Population
English %
Utah814,63723.58%
Maine268,25219.13%
Vermont113,49117.52%
New Hampshire236,51316.83%
Idaho321,03616.13%
Wyoming77,52513.22%
West Virginia221,06712.52%
Oregon515,61912.2%
Kentucky536,49311.82%
Montana129,46211.33%
Kansas322,72010.96%
Colorado624,98410.57%
Rhode Island115,38410.51%
Washington819,72010.45%
Virginia879,13310.04%
North Carolina1,085,6749.89%
Tennessee709,1919.84%
Missouri599,6069.65%
Massachusetts655,2839.33%
Michigan932,3229.28%
Ohio1,085,8829.19%
Indiana631,5989.16%
South Carolina495,1279.06%
Delaware94,2909.03%
Arkansas270,7848.77%
Iowa275,8228.58%
Alabama439,5948.55%
Oklahoma348,1818.52%
Alaska62,3088.49%
Connecticut306,5278.45%
Arizona626,2968.35%
Nebraska163,2958.21%
Mississippi238,5848.11%
Georgia888,6597.97%
Pennsylvania971,0647.5%
Maryland464,0687.49%
Nevada234,0677.29%
New Mexico146,7346.94%
Florida1,543,0996.72%
South Dakota57,9236.24%
Illinois767,4166.13%
Texas1,880,1416.07%
District of Columbia41,5076.04%
Wisconsin353,2975.96%
Louisiana271,0175.94%
Minnesota334,4735.81%
California2,225,4865.72%
New York1,036,8385.33%
New Jersey443,6524.76%
North Dakota34,9624.43%
Hawaii62,3894.36%
United States26,773,1927.95%
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English Population by State 2024

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