Jamaican Americans are most heavily concentrated in the eastern United States, with the highest numbers found in New York, Florida, and Connecticut. In New York, Jamaican Americans number over 315,000, which is approximately 1.6% of the state's population. Florida has the second-highest number of Jamaican Americans, with over 311,000 residing in the state, which accounts for around 1.4% of its total population. Connecticut has the highest percentage of Jamaican Americans, at around 1.6%, with a total of almost 60,000 residents identifying as Jamaican.
Jamaican Americans are also present in smaller numbers across the rest of the country, with many states having less than 0.1% of their population identifying as Jamaican American. For example, Idaho has the smallest number of Jamaican Americans, with only 205 people, making up just 0.01% of the state's population. Overall, Jamaican Americans account for less than 2% of the population in all 50 US states.
|District of Columbia||5,359||0.79%|