Last Names SPENCER

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • SPENCER is ranked as the 224th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 145,335.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 45.58 people named SPENCER for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 80% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named SPENCER is 158,779, the rank is 189 and the proportion per 100k Americans named SPENCER is 49.84.

Last Names SPENCER
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 145,335 +/-0.9%
  • National Rank 224
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 45.6

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 158,779
  • National Rank 189
  • Proportion/100k 49.84

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name SPENCER is 71.7% White, 1.8% Hispanic origin, 22.6% Black, 0.7% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.0% Two or More Races, and 1.3% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name SPENCER have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name SPENCER is included in the following name catgories:
  • Not Categorized

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name SPENCER

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 71.7% 63.9% 7.8%
Hispanic origin 1.8% 16.3% -14.6%
Black 22.6% 12.3% 10.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.7% 4.9% -4.2%
Two or more races 2.0% 1.8% 0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.3% 0.7% 0.6%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named SPENCER is California where 12,665 people have this name.
  • Utah is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named SPENCER, as 113.97 in every 100,000 Utahns have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Michigan.
  • Utah is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is North Dakota (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names SPENCER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 5,014 38.93 99.9% Indiana 3,967 60.14 99.8% Iowa 1,175 37.81 99.7% Kansas 1,983 68.29 99.8% Michigan 6,084 61.39 99.9% Minnesota 1,306 23.94 99.7% Missouri 2,187 73.05 99.4% Nebraska 828 44 99.6% North Dakota 24 3.26 70.8% Ohio 7,017 60.53 99.9% South Dakota 239 27.98 98.3% Wisconsin 1,552 26.96 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name SPENCER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 5,014 38.93 99.9%
Indiana 3,967 60.14 99.8%
Iowa 1,175 37.81 99.7%
Kansas 1,983 68.29 99.8%
Michigan 6,084 61.39 99.9%
Minnesota 1,306 23.94 99.7%
Missouri 2,187 73.05 99.4%
Nebraska 828 44 99.6%
North Dakota 24 3.26 70.8%
Ohio 7,017 60.53 99.9%
South Dakota 239 27.98 98.3%
Wisconsin 1,552 26.96 99.8%
West State Statistics Last-Names SPENCER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 366 49.72 98.9% Arizona 3,012 44.75 99.8% California 12,665 32.64 99.9% Colorado 2,316 43.25 99.8% Hawaii 1,060 74.64 99.8% Idaho 1,132 69.27 99.7% Montana 549 53.65 99.5% Nevada 1,101 38.76 99.6% New Mexico 749 35.89 99.1% Oregon 2,309 58.15 99.8% Utah 3,354 113.97 99.8% Washington 3,353 47.48 99.9% Wyoming 159 27.14 97.6%

West States
State stats for the first name SPENCER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 366 49.72 98.9%
Arizona 3,012 44.75 99.8%
California 12,665 32.64 99.9%
Colorado 2,316 43.25 99.8%
Hawaii 1,060 74.64 99.8%
Idaho 1,132 69.27 99.7%
Montana 549 53.65 99.5%
Nevada 1,101 38.76 99.6%
New Mexico 749 35.89 99.1%
Oregon 2,309 58.15 99.8%
Utah 3,354 113.97 99.8%
Washington 3,353 47.48 99.9%
Wyoming 159 27.14 97.6%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names SPENCER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,425 39.61 99.8% Maine 1,355 101.86 99.6% Massachusetts 3,004 44.54 99.8% New Hampshire 607 45.77 99.2% New Jersey 2,387 26.71 99.8% New York 7,616 38.57 99.9% Pennsylvania 4,157 32.51 99.9% Rhode Island 456 43.19 99.2% Vermont 400 63.81 99.4%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name SPENCER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,425 39.61 99.8%
Maine 1,355 101.86 99.6%
Massachusetts 3,004 44.54 99.8%
New Hampshire 607 45.77 99.2%
New Jersey 2,387 26.71 99.8%
New York 7,616 38.57 99.9%
Pennsylvania 4,157 32.51 99.9%
Rhode Island 456 43.19 99.2%
Vermont 400 63.81 99.4%
South State Statistics Last-Names SPENCER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 2,734 56.38 99.5% Arkansas 1,768 59.61 99.5% Delaware 594 63.48 99.7% Dist. of Columbia 546 82.9 99.5% Florida 7,794 39.18 99.9% Georgia 4,173 41.33 99.7% Kentucky 3,656 82.83 99.7% Louisiana 1,722 37.03 99.3% Maryland 3,173 53.09 99.9% Mississippi 2,187 73.05 99.4% North Carolina 7,020 70.59 99.9% Oklahoma 2,593 66.87 99.7% South Carolina 2,245 46.46 99.6% Tennessee 3,370 51.46 99.7% Texas 11,496 42.65 99.9% Virginia 5,918 71.08 99.9% West Virginia 1,446 78.14 99.4%

South States
State stats for the first name SPENCER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 2,734 56.38 99.5%
Arkansas 1,768 59.61 99.5%
Delaware 594 63.48 99.7%
Dist. of Columbia 546 82.9 99.5%
Florida 7,794 39.18 99.9%
Georgia 4,173 41.33 99.7%
Kentucky 3,656 82.83 99.7%
Louisiana 1,722 37.03 99.3%
Maryland 3,173 53.09 99.9%
Mississippi 2,187 73.05 99.4%
North Carolina 7,020 70.59 99.9%
Oklahoma 2,593 66.87 99.7%
South Carolina 2,245 46.46 99.6%
Tennessee 3,370 51.46 99.7%
Texas 11,496 42.65 99.9%
Virginia 5,918 71.08 99.9%
West Virginia 1,446 78.14 99.4%
 

Full Names with SPENCER as a Last Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have SPENCER as a last name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named SPENCER.

The most popular full name is James SPENCER. 2.04% of all the people named SPENCER have this given name.

There are 3856 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name SPENCER

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James SPENCER 2.04%
2 John SPENCER 1.63%
3 David SPENCER 1.58%
4 Robert SPENCER 1.39%
5 Michael SPENCER 1.30%
6 Charles SPENCER 1.16%
7 William SPENCER 1.06%
8 Mary SPENCER 1.04%
9 Richard SPENCER 0.89%
10 Barbara SPENCER 0.87%
11 Linda SPENCER 0.69%
12 Patricia SPENCER 0.69%
13 Thomas SPENCER 0.69%
14 Donald SPENCER 0.65%
15 Betty SPENCER 0.60%
16 Daniel SPENCER 0.56%
17 Mark SPENCER 0.55%
18 Kenneth SPENCER 0.54%
19 Gary SPENCER 0.53%
20 Jennifer SPENCER 0.52%

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