French Americans are concentrated in several states across the U.S. Maine has the highest number of French Americans with 174,157 individuals, comprising 12.5% of the state's population. New Hampshire follows closely behind with 159,100 French Americans, making up 11.3% of the state's population. Louisiana ranks third with 477,125 French Americans, constituting 10.5% of the state's population. Other states with significant French American populations include Vermont (64,859, 10.0%), Rhode Island (89,632, 8.2%), and Massachusetts (375,415, 5.4%).
In some states, such as Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming, the percentage of French Americans is higher than in other states with greater numbers, ranging from 2.0% to 2.8%. However, these states have relatively small populations of French Americans compared to larger states such as California, Texas, and Florida. Overall, French Americans represent 1-2% of the population in most states, except for Maine and New Hampshire where they comprise over 10%. The data highlights the varying geographic distribution of French Americans throughout the U.S.
|District of Columbia||11,166||1.65%|