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Top 10 U.S. metropolitan areas by Laotian population, 2019

Metro areaLaotian population
Sacramento, CA11,000
San Francisco9,000
Minneapolis-St. Paul8,000
Fresno, CA8,000
San Diego7,000
Nashville, TN7,000
Portland, OR5,000
Los Angeles5,000

Note: Due to data limitations, figures for Laotians based on single-race population only, regardless of Hispanic origin. See methodology for more detail.

Source: Pew Research Center analysis of 2017-2019 American Community Survey (IPUMS).


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