Last Names FOSTER

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • FOSTER is ranked as the 91st most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 251,378.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 78.84 people named FOSTER for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 100% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named FOSTER is 261,043, the rank is 87 and the proportion per 100k Americans named FOSTER is 81.94.

Last Names FOSTER
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 251,378 +/-0.7%
  • National Rank 91
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 78.8

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 261,043
  • National Rank 87
  • Proportion/100k 81.94

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name FOSTER is 72.0% White, 1.7% Hispanic origin, 23.2% Black, 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.8% Two or More Races, and 0.9% 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 FOSTER have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

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

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

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 72.0% 63.9% 8.1%
Hispanic origin 1.7% 16.3% -14.6%
Black 23.2% 12.3% 10.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.4%
Two or more races 1.8% 1.8% -0.0%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.9% 0.7% 0.2%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named FOSTER is Texas where 24,388 people have this name.
  • Oklahoma is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named FOSTER, as 146.79 in every 100,000 Oklahomans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Oklahoma 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 1 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 FOSTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 9,218 71.56 100.0% Indiana 6,418 97.29 99.9% Iowa 2,452 78.91 99.9% Kansas 2,954 101.71 99.9% Michigan 8,256 83.31 100.0% Minnesota 2,763 50.62 99.9% Missouri 3,909 130.55 99.7% Nebraska 1,537 81.71 99.8% North Dakota 209 28.27 97.8% Ohio 9,239 79.69 99.9% South Dakota 619 72.55 99.6% Wisconsin 1,938 33.66 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name FOSTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 9,218 71.56 100.0%
Indiana 6,418 97.29 99.9%
Iowa 2,452 78.91 99.9%
Kansas 2,954 101.71 99.9%
Michigan 8,256 83.31 100.0%
Minnesota 2,763 50.62 99.9%
Missouri 3,909 130.55 99.7%
Nebraska 1,537 81.71 99.8%
North Dakota 209 28.27 97.8%
Ohio 9,239 79.69 99.9%
South Dakota 619 72.55 99.6%
Wisconsin 1,938 33.66 99.8%
West State Statistics Last-Names FOSTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 717 97.29 99.6% Arizona 4,721 70.13 99.9% California 22,129 57.03 100.0% Colorado 4,369 81.58 99.9% Hawaii 789 55.56 99.6% Idaho 1,523 93.15 99.8% Montana 745 72.81 99.7% Nevada 2,064 72.68 99.8% New Mexico 1,635 78.4 99.6% Oregon 3,529 88.88 99.9% Utah 1,424 48.4 99.4% Washington 5,471 77.47 99.9% Wyoming 625 106.95 99.7%

West States
State stats for the first name FOSTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 717 97.29 99.6%
Arizona 4,721 70.13 99.9%
California 22,129 57.03 100.0%
Colorado 4,369 81.58 99.9%
Hawaii 789 55.56 99.6%
Idaho 1,523 93.15 99.8%
Montana 745 72.81 99.7%
Nevada 2,064 72.68 99.8%
New Mexico 1,635 78.4 99.6%
Oregon 3,529 88.88 99.9%
Utah 1,424 48.4 99.4%
Washington 5,471 77.47 99.9%
Wyoming 625 106.95 99.7%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names FOSTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 2,573 71.54 99.9% Maine 1,752 131.72 99.8% Massachusetts 4,379 64.91 99.9% New Hampshire 1,065 80.28 99.7% New Jersey 5,650 63.21 99.9% New York 11,070 56.06 100.0% Pennsylvania 7,031 54.99 99.9% Rhode Island 693 65.65 99.6% Vermont 561 89.47 99.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name FOSTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 2,573 71.54 99.9%
Maine 1,752 131.72 99.8%
Massachusetts 4,379 64.91 99.9%
New Hampshire 1,065 80.28 99.7%
New Jersey 5,650 63.21 99.9%
New York 11,070 56.06 100.0%
Pennsylvania 7,031 54.99 99.9%
Rhode Island 693 65.65 99.6%
Vermont 561 89.47 99.7%
South State Statistics Last-Names FOSTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 6,881 141.9 99.9% Arkansas 4,138 139.51 99.9% Delaware 750 80.21 99.8% Dist. of Columbia 634 96.16 99.5% Florida 13,632 68.53 100.0% Georgia 11,849 117.34 99.9% Kentucky 4,485 101.63 99.8% Louisiana 4,930 106.04 99.8% Maryland 4,882 81.7 99.9% Mississippi 3,909 130.55 99.7% North Carolina 10,400 104.59 99.9% Oklahoma 5,692 146.79 99.9% South Carolina 6,224 128.79 99.9% Tennessee 7,999 122.14 99.9% Texas 24,388 90.47 100.0% Virginia 8,432 101.27 99.9% West Virginia 1,910 103.2 99.6%

South States
State stats for the first name FOSTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 6,881 141.9 99.9%
Arkansas 4,138 139.51 99.9%
Delaware 750 80.21 99.8%
Dist. of Columbia 634 96.16 99.5%
Florida 13,632 68.53 100.0%
Georgia 11,849 117.34 99.9%
Kentucky 4,485 101.63 99.8%
Louisiana 4,930 106.04 99.8%
Maryland 4,882 81.7 99.9%
Mississippi 3,909 130.55 99.7%
North Carolina 10,400 104.59 99.9%
Oklahoma 5,692 146.79 99.9%
South Carolina 6,224 128.79 99.9%
Tennessee 7,999 122.14 99.9%
Texas 24,388 90.47 100.0%
Virginia 8,432 101.27 99.9%
West Virginia 1,910 103.2 99.6%
 

Full Names with FOSTER as a Last Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have FOSTER 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 FOSTER.

The most popular full name is James FOSTER. 1.83% of all the people named FOSTER have this given name.

There are 5622 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name FOSTER

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James FOSTER 1.83%
2 John FOSTER 1.70%
3 David FOSTER 1.63%
4 Robert FOSTER 1.43%
5 Mary FOSTER 1.13%
6 Michael FOSTER 1.08%
7 Charles FOSTER 1.08%
8 William FOSTER 1.00%
9 Barbara FOSTER 0.86%
10 Richard FOSTER 0.78%
11 Linda FOSTER 0.76%
12 Betty FOSTER 0.64%
13 Donald FOSTER 0.62%
14 Patricia FOSTER 0.61%
15 Thomas FOSTER 0.58%
16 Mark FOSTER 0.58%
17 Jennifer FOSTER 0.54%
18 Susan FOSTER 0.51%
19 Brian FOSTER 0.51%
20 Karen FOSTER 0.50%

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