Top States, Hometowns for US Winter Olympic Athletes

Top States, Hometowns for US Winter Olympic Athletes
Graphic: Nathaniel Blum

Matthew Jones
January 21, 2022

The world’s top athletes will head to Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics despite a number of controversies, driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and the diplomatic boycotts by the US, UK, Canada and other countries.

About 200 US athletes will compete in China. They will join the nearly 2,000 Winter Olympians the US has sent to the games since its inception.

BeenVerified examined the history of Team USA, dating back to the first time winter sports were included in Olympic competitions in 1908, to find out which states, cities and towns have produced the most Winter Olympics athletes.

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Key takeaways

Olympians and medals by state

  • New York and Minnesota produced the most Winter Olympians. Top states that were the birthplace of the most future Olympians are New York (259), Minnesota (230), Massachusetts (199), California (154), Illinois (101), Colorado (97), Michigan (92), Wisconsin (69), Washington (50) and Vermont (49).
  • New York also brought home the most medals. States with the most native sons and daughters on the medals podium were New York (94), Massachusetts (91), Minnesota (91), California (51), Illinois (51), Michigan (41), Wisconsin (32), Washington (21), Connecticut and New Hampshire (19 each).
  • Minnesota natives top the gold medal count. The top states for gold medals are Minnesota (31), New York (29), Massachusetts (18), California, Illinois and Wisconsin (14 each), Michigan (12), New Hampshire and Washington (6 each), Connecticut, Colorado, Utah, and Vermont (5 each).

These counts are even more notable given 21 states have never produced a gold medalist at the Winter Olympics: Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

  • By population, Vermont and Alaska are the top Winter Olympics states. Looking at historic population levels in the almost 100 years since the first Winter Games, the top state producing an Olympian per 100,000 residents is Vermont (10.5), followed by Alaska (9.2), Minnesota (6.2), New Hampshire (5.8), Colorado (3.8), Massachusetts (3.8), Montana (3.1), Idaho (2.9), Utah (2.9) and Maine (2.1).

The first Winter Olympics were in 1924, however our count includes athletes who competed in some winter sports that were part of the Summer Olympics as early as 1908, such as figure skating and ice hockey.

Future Winter Olympians tend to be born in states with snowy winters and access to mountainous climes such as New York, Massachusetts, California, Colorado, Washington and Vermont.

Alaska and Vermont produce the most Winter Olympians per 100,000 people, despite being the third- and second-smallest states in the US, respectively, in terms of population. Yet Alaska is also one of the 21 states to never have been the birthplace of a future gold medalist at the games.

“Culture plays a key role as well,” said Julianne Ohlander, a data analyst for BeenVerified. “Minnesota, for example, has a long history of producing winter athletes—hockey is more popular than baseball, and its Scandinavian roots mean other major events, such as cross-country skiing, are more common.

“Add in the fact that there are 12 total cross country skiing events and 25 players on an ice hockey roster, and you can see why places such as New York, Minnesota and Massachusetts are hotbeds for Winter Olympians.”

Birthplace state Total medals Gold Silver Bronze
New York 94 29 41 24
Minnesota 91 31 47 13
Massachusetts 91 18 53 20
Illinois 51 14 22 15
California 51 14 20 17
Michigan 41 12 23 6
Wisconsin 32 14 12 6
Washington 21 6 8 7
New Hampshire 19 6 7 6
Connecticut 19 5 9 5
Colorado 16 5 7 4
New Jersey 15 4 8 3
Pennsylvania 15 3 9 3
Ohio 14 4 5 5
Utah 12 5 6 1
Vermont 11 5 4 2
Rhode Island 11 3 5 3
North Carolina 9 4 2 3
Texas 9 2 5 2
Nevada 8 3 3 2
North Dakota 8 2 6 0
Florida 8 0 3 5
Indiana 7 1 3 3
Alaska 6 0 3 3
Idaho 5 3 2 0
Montana 5 3 1 1
Oregon 5 2 2 1
Alabama 3 2 0 1
District of Columbia 3 1 0 2
Missouri 3 0 1 2
Nebraska 2 1 1 0
Arizona 2 0 1 1
Hawaiʻi 1 1 0 0
New Mexico 1 1 0 0
Kansas 1 0 1 0
West Virginia 1 0 1 0
Arkansas 1 0 0 1
Georgia 1 0 0 1
South Carolina 1 0 0 1
Tennessee 1 0 0 1
Virginia 1 0 0 1
Delaware 0 0 0 0
Iowa 0 0 0 0
Kentucky 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 0 0 0 0
Maine 0 0 0 0
Maryland 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 0 0 0 0

Olympians and medals by city

  • The Twin Cities are the top birthplaces for Winter Olympians. These cities gave birth to the most future Olympians: Minneapolis (61), Saint Paul, Minnesota (50), Boston (49), Chicago (46), New York (44), Madison, Wisconsin (28), Denver (27), Salt Lake City (26), Buffalo, New York (22) and Duluth, Minnesota (22).
  • Chicago and Saint Paul have produced the most medalists. Native sons and daughters bringing home the most gold, silver or bronze medals originally hailed from Chicago (25), Saint Paul (23), Madison (18), New York (15), Boston (13), Minneapolis (12), Saranac Lake, New York (12), Lake Placid, New York (10), Seattle (10), New Haven, Connecticut (8) and Reno, Nevada (8).
  • Chicago and Madison tie for most gold medals. Olympians born in Chicago or Madison have produced 10 gold medals each, followed by Minneapolis (6). Saint Paul, Lake Placid and Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, each produced five gold medals. New York and Salt Lake City have four each. And Reno; Warroad, Minnesota; Missoula, Montana; South Lake Tahoe, California; and San Diego have three each.

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, as well as Boston, Chicago, New York and Denver, are the top cities for Winter Olympians in the US, and their corresponding states also rank in the top 10.

“Bigger cities may produce more athletes overall,” Ohlander said. “But gold medalists can come from anywhere. Both Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, and Warroad, Minnesota, have fewer than 3,000 people yet have produced multiple gold medalists over the years.”

Culture is once again a factor. In Warroad, Minnesota, the population is fewer than 2,000, but the town is home to five NHL players, seven Olympians and more than 80 Division 1 hockey players, earning the moniker “Hockeytown USA.”

City Total medals Gold Silver Bronze
Chicago, IL 25 10 7 8
Saint Paul, MN 23 5 13 5
Madison, WI 18 10 6 2
New York, NY 15 4 7 4
Boston, MA 13 0 7 6
Minneapolis, MN 12 6 6 0
Saranac Lake, NY 12 1 6 5
Lake Placid, NY 10 5 3 2
Seattle, WA 10 2 2 6
Reno, NV 8 3 3 2
New Haven, CT 8 1 4 3
Salt Lake City, UT 7 4 2 1
Cambridge, MA 7 2 5 0
Grand Forks, ND 7 2 5 0
Royal Oak, MI 7 2 3 2
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 6 5 0 1
Warroad, MN 6 3 3 0
Eveleth, MN 6 2 4 0
Rochester, NY 6 2 2 2
Palo Alto, CA 6 1 4 1
Easton, NH 6 1 3 2
Buffalo, NY 5 2 3 0
Malden, MA 5 2 3 0
Duluth, MN 5 2 1 2
Pittsburgh, PA 5 1 4 0
Providence, RI 5 1 3 1
Houston, TX 5 1 2 2
Los Angeles, CA 5 1 2 2
Winchester, MA 5 1 2 2
Steamboat Springs, CO 5 0 4 1
Missoula, MT 4 3 1 0
South Lake Tahoe, CA 4 3 1 0
Vail, CO 4 2 1 1
Bemidji, MN 4 1 2 1
Panorama City, CA 4 1 2 1
Tacoma, WA 4 1 2 1
Maplewood, MN 4 1 1 2
Woburn, MA 4 0 2 2
Monterey, CA 4 0 1 3
San Diego, CA 3 3 0 0
Concord, MA 3 2 1 0
Englewood, NJ 3 2 1 0
Akron, OH 3 2 0 1
Danvers, MA 3 1 2 0
Flint, MI 3 1 2 0
Louisville, NY 3 1 2 0
Medford, MA 3 1 2 0
Park City, UT 3 1 2 0
South St. Paul, MN 3 1 2 0
Yakima, WA 3 1 2 0
Birmingham, MI 3 1 1 1
Derry, NH 3 1 1 1
Greensboro, NC 3 1 1 1
Greenwich, CT 3 1 1 1
Hanover, NH 3 1 1 1
Salem, NH 3 1 1 1
Toledo, OH 3 1 1 1
West Allis, WI 3 1 1 1
Newport, RI 3 1 0 2
Washington, DC 3 1 0 2
Berwyn, IL 3 0 3 0
International Falls, MN 3 0 3 0
Anchorage, AK 3 0 2 1
Mount Vernon, NY 3 0 2 1
Oceanside, CA 3 0 2 1
San Francisco, CA 3 0 2 1
Miami, FL 3 0 1 2
Durham, NC 2 2 0 0
Hartford, CT 2 2 0 0
Keene Valley, NY 2 2 0 0
Philadelphia, PA 2 2 0 0
Rutland, VT 2 2 0 0
White Salmon, WA 2 2 0 0
Belmont, VT 2 1 1 0
Brownstown Township, MI 2 1 1 0
Charlestown, MA 2 1 1 0
Concord, NH 2 1 1 0
Dousman, WI 2 1 1 0
Downers Grove, IL 2 1 1 0
Essexville, MI 2 1 1 0
Grand Rapids, MI 2 1 1 0
Marietta, NY 2 1 1 0
Marquette, MI 2 1 1 0
Nantucket, MA 2 1 1 0
Newton Centre, MA 2 1 1 0
Oak Lawn, IL 2 1 1 0
River Falls, WI 2 1 1 0
Roseau, MN 2 1 1 0
San Bernardino, CA 2 1 1 0
Shelby, NE 2 1 1 0
South Bend, IN 2 1 1 0
Triumph, ID 2 1 1 0
Warsaw, NY 2 1 1 0
Warwick, RI 2 1 1 0
Winnetka, IL 2 1 1 0
Bennington, VT 2 1 0 1
Brookline, MA 2 1 0 1
Chisholm, MN 2 1 0 1
Princeton, NJ 2 1 0 1
Raleigh, NC 2 1 0 1
Troy, AL 2 1 0 1
Utica, NY 2 1 0 1
Virginia, MN 2 1 0 1
Bayside, NY 2 0 2 0
Cleveland, OH 2 0 2 0
Dearborn, MI 2 0 2 0
Livonia, MI 2 0 2 0
Melrose, MA 2 0 2 0
Milton, MA 2 0 2 0
Pembroke, MA 2 0 2 0
Pompton Plains, NJ 2 0 2 0
Provo, UT 2 0 2 0
Trumbull, CT 2 0 2 0
Voorhees Township, NJ 2 0 2 0
Worcester, MA 2 0 2 0
Ann Arbor, MI 2 0 1 1
Arlington, MA 2 0 1 1
Arlington Heights, IL 2 0 1 1
Aspen, CO 2 0 1 1
Aurora, CO 2 0 1 1
Brooklyn, NY 2 0 1 1
Brooklyn Park, MN 2 0 1 1
Burlington, VT 2 0 1 1
Champaign, IL 2 0 1 1
Evanston, IL 2 0 1 1
Fort Wayne, IN 2 0 1 1
Imperial, MO 2 0 1 1
Lawrence, NY 2 0 1 1
Newton, MA 2 0 1 1
Roseburg, OR 2 0 1 1
Siren, WI 2 0 1 1
Somerville, MA 2 0 1 1
Torrance, CA 2 0 1 1
Visalia, CA 2 0 1 1
Waukegan, IL 2 0 1 1
West Newton, MA 2 0 1 1
Lyon Mountain, NY 2 0 0 2
Sunset Beach, CA 2 0 0 2
Andover, MN 1 1 0 0
Birmingham, AL 1 1 0 0
Claremont, NH 1 1 0 0
Coeur d’Alene, ID 1 1 0 0
Denver, CO 1 1 0 0
Eastvale, CA 1 1 0 0
Edina, MN 1 1 0 0
Farmington, MI 1 1 0 0
Grand Rapids, MN 1 1 0 0
Hailey, ID 1 1 0 0
Hancock, MI 1 1 0 0
Harkness, NY 1 1 0 0
Hayward, CA 1 1 0 0
Hoboken, NJ 1 1 0 0
Littleton, CO 1 1 0 0
Long Beach, CA 1 1 0 0
Lubbock, TX 1 1 0 0
Manhasset, NY 1 1 0 0
Mankato, MN 1 1 0 0
Marlborough, CT 1 1 0 0
Milwaukee, WI 1 1 0 0
Mountain View, CA 1 1 0 0
#N/A 1 1 0 0
North Easton, MA 1 1 0 0
Portland, OR 1 1 0 0
Preston, MN 1 1 0 0
Pueblo, CO 1 1 0 0
Randolph, VT 1 1 0 0
Rochester, MN 1 1 0 0
Ruidoso, NM 1 1 0 0
Salem, OR 1 1 0 0
San José, CA 1 1 0 0
Saugus, MA 1 1 0 0
Schenectady, NY 1 1 0 0
Scituate, MA 1 1 0 0
Springfield, IL 1 1 0 0
St. Clair Shores, MI 1 1 0 0
Staten Island, NY 1 1 0 0
Suisun City, CA 1 1 0 0
Union Lake, MI 1 1 0 0
West Springfield, MA 1 1 0 0
West St. Paul, MN 1 1 0 0
Westlake, OH 1 1 0 0
Winthrop, MA 1 1 0 0
Abington, PA 1 0 1 0
Ansonia, CT 1 0 1 0
Ballston Springs, NY 1 0 1 0
Beverly, MA 1 0 1 0
Blaine, MN 1 0 1 0
Bloomington, MN 1 0 1 0
Boise, ID 1 0 1 0
Brackenridge, PA 1 0 1 0
Brattleboro, VT 1 0 1 0
Brighton, MA 1 0 1 0
Bronx, NY 1 0 1 0
Bryn Mawr, PA 1 0 1 0
Cherry Hill, NJ 1 0 1 0
Clawson, MI 1 0 1 0
Corpus Christi, TX 1 0 1 0
Cranston, RI 1 0 1 0
Crookston, MN 1 0 1 0
Dallas, TX 1 0 1 0
Danbury, CT 1 0 1 0
Del Rio, TX 1 0 1 0
Deland, FL 1 0 1 0
Detroit, MI 1 0 1 0
Eagles Mere, PA 1 0 1 0
East Lansing, MI 1 0 1 0
East Walpole, MA 1 0 1 0
Elyria, OH 1 0 1 0
Eugene, OR 1 0 1 0
Evergreen Park, IL 1 0 1 0
Fall River, MA 1 0 1 0
Fitchburg, MA 1 0 1 0
Flemington, NJ 1 0 1 0
Hibbing, MN 1 0 1 0
Highland Park, MI 1 0 1 0
Hingham, MA 1 0 1 0
Holyoke, MA 1 0 1 0
Indianapolis, IN 1 0 1 0
Ithaca, NY 1 0 1 0
Johnson City, NY 1 0 1 0
Juneau, AK 1 0 1 0
La Crosse, WI 1 0 1 0
Leonard, ND 1 0 1 0
Logan, WV 1 0 1 0
Lynn, MA 1 0 1 0
Mesa, AZ 1 0 1 0
Needham, MA 1 0 1 0
Newport, MN 1 0 1 0
Newtonville, MA 1 0 1 0
Northfield, MN 1 0 1 0
Northridge, CA 1 0 1 0
Oceanside, NY 1 0 1 0
Olympia, WA 1 0 1 0
Orange, CA 1 0 1 0
Orange Park, FL 1 0 1 0
Phoenix, NY 1 0 1 0
Pittsfield, MA 1 0 1 0
Plainfield, IL 1 0 1 0
Plover, WI 1 0 1 0
Pottstown, PA 1 0 1 0
Queens, NY 1 0 1 0
Rockford, IL 1 0 1 0
Roseville, MN 1 0 1 0
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 1 0 1 0
Schaumburg, IL 1 0 1 0
Shelton, WA 1 0 1 0
Springville, NY 1 0 1 0
St. Albans, VT 1 0 1 0
St. Cloud, MN 1 0 1 0
Strongsville, OH 1 0 1 0
Summit, NJ 1 0 1 0
Topeka, KS 1 0 1 0
Urbana, IL 1 0 1 0
Wakefield, MA 1 0 1 0
Walpole, MA 1 0 1 0
Warren, MI 1 0 1 0
Waterford, MI 1 0 1 0
West Bloomfield, MI 1 0 1 0
Westwood, CA 1 0 1 0
Whallonsburg, NY 1 0 1 0
White Bear Lake, MN 1 0 1 0
White Plains, NY 1 0 1 0
Wilbraham, MA 1 0 1 0
Williams, MN 1 0 1 0
Winston-Salem, NC 1 0 1 0
Addison, IL 1 0 0 1
Bay City, MI 1 0 0 1
Bloomington, IN 1 0 0 1
Blytheville, AR 1 0 0 1
Butte, MT 1 0 0 1
Chestnut Hill, PA 1 0 0 1
Columbia, SC 1 0 0 1
Columbus, OH 1 0 0 1
Dover, MA 1 0 0 1
Eagle River, AK 1 0 0 1
Fairbanks, AK 1 0 0 1
Farmington, CT 1 0 0 1
Fort Walton Beach, FL 1 0 0 1
Hales Corners, WI 1 0 0 1
Hammond, IN 1 0 0 1
High Point, NC 1 0 0 1
Huntington Beach, CA 1 0 0 1
Kalamazoo, MI 1 0 0 1
Knoxville, TN 1 0 0 1
Lafayette, CA 1 0 0 1
Marion, OH 1 0 0 1
Moline, IL 1 0 0 1
Montebello, CA 1 0 0 1
Naples, FL 1 0 0 1
New Hartford, NY 1 0 0 1
Newark, NJ 1 0 0 1
North Andover, MA 1 0 0 1
Ocala, FL 1 0 0 1
Piqua, OH 1 0 0 1
Plymouth, MA 1 0 0 1
Poughkeepsie, NY 1 0 0 1
Prairie du Chien, WI 1 0 0 1
Quitman, GA 1 0 0 1
Reading, PA 1 0 0 1
Roanoke, VA 1 0 0 1
San Mateo, CA 1 0 0 1
Saratoga Springs, NY 1 0 0 1
Scranton, PA 1 0 0 1
Seabrook, NH 1 0 0 1
South Wellfleet, MA 1 0 0 1
St. Louis, MO 1 0 0 1
Stoneham, MA 1 0 0 1
Trenton, NJ 1 0 0 1
Tucson, AZ 1 0 0 1
West Chazy, NY 1 0 0 1
Winfield, IL 1 0 0 1
Adak, AK 0 0 0 0
Afton, MN 0 0 0 0
Alameda, CA 0 0 0 0
Albany, NY 0 0 0 0
Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 0
Algonquin, IL 0 0 0 0
Alhambra, CA 0 0 0 0
Allentown, PA 0 0 0 0
Altus, OK 0 0 0 0
Anaheim, CA 0 0 0 0
Andover, NH 0 0 0 0
Andover, VT 0 0 0 0
Annapolis, MD 0 0 0 0
Anoka, MN 0 0 0 0
Apex, NC 0 0 0 0
Apple Valley, MN 0 0 0 0
Arcata, CA 0 0 0 0
Artesia, NM 0 0 0 0
Ashburn, VA 0 0 0 0
Ashland, WI 0 0 0 0
Athens, GA 0 0 0 0
Atlanta, GA 0 0 0 0
Au Sable Forks, NY 0 0 0 0
Auburn, NY 0 0 0 0
Augusta, ME 0 0 0 0
Aurora, IL 0 0 0 0
Baltimore, MD 0 0 0 0
Barre, VT 0 0 0 0
Barrington, IL 0 0 0 0
Bayonne, NJ 0 0 0 0
Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0
Bellflower, CA 0 0 0 0
Bellingham, WA 0 0 0 0
Belmont, MA 0 0 0 0
Bend, OR 0 0 0 0
Berkeley, CA 0 0 0 0
Berlin, NH 0 0 0 0
Bethalto, IL 0 0 0 0
Bethel, ME 0 0 0 0
Bethesda, MD 0 0 0 0
Big Timber, MT 0 0 0 0
Biloxi, MS 0 0 0 0
Bishop, CA 0 0 0 0
Bismarck, ND 0 0 0 0
Boulder, CO 0 0 0 0
Bozeman, MT 0 0 0 0
Bradford, VT 0 0 0 0
Bremerton, WA 0 0 0 0
Bridgeport, CT 0 0 0 0
Bridgeville, PA 0 0 0 0
Broadview Heights, OH 0 0 0 0
Brockton, MA 0 0 0 0
Brookhaven, NY 0 0 0 0
Bryan, TX 0 0 0 0
Burbank, CA 0 0 0 0
Burlingame, CA 0 0 0 0
Burnsville, MN 0 0 0 0
Camden, NJ 0 0 0 0
Canton, NY 0 0 0 0
Cape Cod, MA 0 0 0 0
Carlsbad, NM 0 0 0 0
Castro Valley, CA 0 0 0 0
Cedar Falls, IA 0 0 0 0
Cedaredge, CO 0 0 0 0
Champlin, MN 0 0 0 0
Chardon, OH 0 0 0 0
Charlotte, NC 0 0 0 0
Charlottesville, VA 0 0 0 0
Chatham, MA 0 0 0 0
Chattanooga, TN 0 0 0 0
Chehalis, WA 0 0 0 0
Chelmsford, MA 0 0 0 0
Chesterland, OH 0 0 0 0
Chicago Heights, IL 0 0 0 0
Chico, CA 0 0 0 0
Cincinnati, OH 0 0 0 0
Clay County, KY 0 0 0 0
Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0
Climax, CO 0 0 0 0
Cloquet, MN 0 0 0 0
Coatesville, PA 0 0 0 0
Colfax, WI 0 0 0 0
Colorado Springs, CO 0 0 0 0
Columbia, MO 0 0 0 0
Columbus, NE 0 0 0 0
Commerce Township, MI 0 0 0 0
Coniston, CA 0 0 0 0
Contra Costa County, CA 0 0 0 0
Conway, NH 0 0 0 0
Corning, NY 0 0 0 0
Corona Del Mar, CA 0 0 0 0
Corvallis, OR 0 0 0 0
Council, ID 0 0 0 0
Coupeville, WA 0 0 0 0
Crossnore, NC 0 0 0 0
Crystal, MN 0 0 0 0
Danbury, NH 0 0 0 0
Davenport, IA 0 0 0 0
Deadwood, SD 0 0 0 0
Delaware, OH 0 0 0 0
Des Moines, IA 0 0 0 0
Dover Township, NJ 0 0 0 0
Downey, CA 0 0 0 0
Durango, CO 0 0 0 0
East Montpelier, VT 0 0 0 0
East Stroudsburg, PA 0 0 0 0
Easton, MA 0 0 0 0
Eau Claire, WI 0 0 0 0
Eden Prairie, MN 0 0 0 0
Eglin Air Force Base, FL 0 0 0 0
Elizabethtown, NY 0 0 0 0
Elk River, MN 0 0 0 0
Elkhart, IN 0 0 0 0
Ellensburg, WA 0 0 0 0
Encino, CA 0 0 0 0
Endicott, NY 0 0 0 0
Erie, PA 0 0 0 0
Everett, MA 0 0 0 0
Everett, WA 0 0 0 0
Evergreen, CO 0 0 0 0
Ewing, NJ 0 0 0 0
Fairfax, VA 0 0 0 0
Fairfield, CA 0 0 0 0
Fairplay, CO 0 0 0 0
Fairport, NY 0 0 0 0
Falmouth, MA 0 0 0 0
Fargo, ND 0 0 0 0
Farmington, ME 0 0 0 0
Farmington Hills, MI 0 0 0 0
Fergus Falls, MN 0 0 0 0
Folsom, CA 0 0 0 0
Fort Bragg, NC 0 0 0 0
Fort Collins, CO 0 0 0 0
Fort Myers, FL 0 0 0 0
Fort Sill, OK 0 0 0 0
Fort Washington, PA 0 0 0 0
Framingham, MA 0 0 0 0
Franklin, NH 0 0 0 0
Fremont, CA 0 0 0 0
Fresno, CA 0 0 0 0
Garden City, NY 0 0 0 0
Gardner, MA 0 0 0 0
Gary, IN 0 0 0 0
Geneva, IL 0 0 0 0
Gilman, CO 0 0 0 0
Girdwood, AK 0 0 0 0
Glasgow, MT 0 0 0 0
Glen Cove, NY 0 0 0 0
Glen Ellyn, IL 0 0 0 0
Glen Ridge, NJ 0 0 0 0
Glendale, CA 0 0 0 0
Glennallen, AK 0 0 0 0
Glens Falls, NY 0 0 0 0
Glenwood Springs, CO 0 0 0 0
Golden Valley, MN 0 0 0 0
Great Falls, MT 0 0 0 0
Great Neck, NY 0 0 0 0
Green Bay, WI 0 0 0 0
Greenfield, MA 0 0 0 0
Hamden, CT 0 0 0 0
Harbor City, Los Angeles, CA 0 0 0 0
Harrellsville, NC 0 0 0 0
Harrisburg, PA 0 0 0 0
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 0 0 0 0
Hastings, MN 0 0 0 0
Havre de Grace, MD 0 0 0 0
Helena, MT 0 0 0 0
Highland, MI 0 0 0 0
Highland Park, IL 0 0 0 0
Hinsdale, IL 0 0 0 0
Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 0 0 0 0
Honesdale, PA 0 0 0 0
Hornell, NY 0 0 0 0
Houghton, MI 0 0 0 0
Hudson, NY 0 0 0 0
Huntington, NY 0 0 0 0
Huntington Station, NY 0 0 0 0
Hyannis, MA 0 0 0 0
Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0
Iowa City, IA 0 0 0 0
Iron Mountain, MI 0 0 0 0
Iron River, MI 0 0 0 0
Irvine, CA 0 0 0 0
Ishpeming, MI 0 0 0 0
Jackson Hole, WY 0 0 0 0
Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0
Jamaica, NY 0 0 0 0
Janesville, WI 0 0 0 0
Jay, NY 0 0 0 0
Jersey City, NJ 0 0 0 0
Kalispell, MT 0 0 0 0
Kankakee, IL 0 0 0 0
Kasilof, AK 0 0 0 0
Kearsarge, NH 0 0 0 0
Keene, NH 0 0 0 0
Killeen, TX 0 0 0 0
Kingston, NY 0 0 0 0
Kirkwood, MO 0 0 0 0
Kyburz, CA 0 0 0 0
La Grande, OR 0 0 0 0
La Jolla, San Diego, CA 0 0 0 0
Laconia, NH 0 0 0 0
Ladysmith, WI 0 0 0 0
Lake Forest, IL 0 0 0 0
Lake George, NY 0 0 0 0
Lakewood, CA 0 0 0 0
Lakewood, WA 0 0 0 0
Lander, WY 0 0 0 0
Lansdale, PA 0 0 0 0
Lansing, MI 0 0 0 0
Las Vegas, NV 0 0 0 0
Lawrence, MA 0 0 0 0
Lawrence, KS 0 0 0 0
Leavenworth, WA 0 0 0 0
Lebanon, NH 0 0 0 0
Lewiston, ME 0 0 0 0
Lexington, KY 0 0 0 0
Littleton, NH 0 0 0 0
Livingston, MT 0 0 0 0
Logan, UT 0 0 0 0
Long Branch, NJ 0 0 0 0
Los Gatos, CA 0 0 0 0
Louisville, CO 0 0 0 0
Loup City, NE 0 0 0 0
Lowell, MA 0 0 0 0
Lowville, NY 0 0 0 0
Lyons, CO 0 0 0 0
Macon, GA 0 0 0 0
Madison, NH 0 0 0 0
Malone, NY 0 0 0 0
Mammoth Lakes, CA 0 0 0 0
Manchester, CT 0 0 0 0
Manchester, NH 0 0 0 0
Manhattan, NY 0 0 0 0
Marblehead, MA 0 0 0 0
Marion, IL 0 0 0 0
Marlborough, MA 0 0 0 0
Massena, NY 0 0 0 0
Maywood, IL 0 0 0 0
McCall, ID 0 0 0 0
Melrose Park, IL 0 0 0 0
Menomonie, WI 0 0 0 0
Merced, CA 0 0 0 0
Mesquite, TX 0 0 0 0
Mexico, ME 0 0 0 0
Middlebury, VT 0 0 0 0
Middletown, NJ 0 0 0 0
Middletown, OH 0 0 0 0
Midland, MI 0 0 0 0
Miles City, MT 0 0 0 0
Milford, CT 0 0 0 0
Mineola, NY 0 0 0 0
Minnetonka, MN 0 0 0 0
Monroe, CT 0 0 0 0
Monticello, UT 0 0 0 0
Moorhead, MN 0 0 0 0
Morgan City, LA 0 0 0 0
Morristown, NJ 0 0 0 0
Morrisville, VT 0 0 0 0
Mound, MN 0 0 0 0
Mount Baldy, CA 0 0 0 0
Mountain Home, ID 0 0 0 0
Muskegon, MI 0 0 0 0
Nashville, TN 0 0 0 0
Natick, MA 0 0 0 0
Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0
Nelsonville, OH 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick, NJ 0 0 0 0
New Canaan, CT 0 0 0 0
New London, NH 0 0 0 0
New Orleans, LA 0 0 0 0
New Rochelle, NY 0 0 0 0
Newark, NY 0 0 0 0
Newburgh, NY 0 0 0 0
Newport, VT 0 0 0 0
Newport Beach, CA 0 0 0 0
Newport News, VA 0 0 0 0
Newtown, PA 0 0 0 0
Niskayuna, NY 0 0 0 0
Norfolk, VA 0 0 0 0
Norman, OK 0 0 0 0
North Chicago, IL 0 0 0 0
North Conway, NH 0 0 0 0
North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 0 0 0 0
Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 0
Norway, ME 0 0 0 0
Norwood, MA 0 0 0 0
Nutley, NJ 0 0 0 0
Oak Park, IL 0 0 0 0
Oakland, CA 0 0 0 0
Oberlin, OH 0 0 0 0
Odessa, TX 0 0 0 0
Ogden, UT 0 0 0 0
Ogdensburg, NY 0 0 0 0
Old Forge, NY 0 0 0 0
Omaha, NE 0 0 0 0
Omak, WA 0 0 0 0
Orange, NJ 0 0 0 0
Orlando, FL 0 0 0 0
Oswego, NY 0 0 0 0
Panguitch, UT 0 0 0 0
Paramus, NJ 0 0 0 0
Pasadena, CA 0 0 0 0
Paterson, NJ 0 0 0 0
Paul Smiths, NY 0 0 0 0
Pawtucket, RI 0 0 0 0
Peoria, IL 0 0 0 0
Pequannock Township, NJ 0 0 0 0
Perth Amboy, NJ 0 0 0 0
Petoskey, MI 0 0 0 0
Phoenix, AZ 0 0 0 0
Pineville, NC 0 0 0 0
Pittsford, NY 0 0 0 0
Plainview, NY 0 0 0 0
Plattsburgh, NY 0 0 0 0
Plymouth, NH 0 0 0 0
Port Henry, NY 0 0 0 0
Port Huron, MI 0 0 0 0
Port Jefferson, NY 0 0 0 0
Port Townsend, WA 0 0 0 0
Portage, WI 0 0 0 0
Portland, ME 0 0 0 0
Potsdam, NY 0 0 0 0
Poynette, WI 0 0 0 0
#N/A 0 0 0 0
Pullman, WA 0 0 0 0
Quincy, MA 0 0 0 0
Ramsey, MN 0 0 0 0
Rapid City, SD 0 0 0 0
Raymond, ME 0 0 0 0
Red Bank, NJ 0 0 0 0
Redmond, WA 0 0 0 0
Redondo Beach, CA 0 0 0 0
Renton, WA 0 0 0 0
Rexburg, ID 0 0 0 0
Richfield, MN 0 0 0 0
Richland, WA 0 0 0 0
Richmond, VT 0 0 0 0
Ridgefield, CT 0 0 0 0
Riverside, CA 0 0 0 0
Riverside, CT 0 0 0 0
Robbinsdale, MN 0 0 0 0
Rock Springs, WY 0 0 0 0
Rockville Centre, NY 0 0 0 0
Roslyn, NY 0 0 0 0
Roswell, NM 0 0 0 0
Rumford, ME 0 0 0 0
Russellville, AL 0 0 0 0
Sacramento, CA 0 0 0 0
Saddle Brook, NJ 0 0 0 0
Salem, MA 0 0 0 0
Salisbury, CT 0 0 0 0
San Antonio, TX 0 0 0 0
San Leandro, CA 0 0 0 0
San Luis Obispo, CA 0 0 0 0
San Pedro, CA 0 0 0 0
Sandpoint, ID 0 0 0 0
Sandstone, MN 0 0 0 0
Santa Ana, CA 0 0 0 0
Santa Barbara, CA 0 0 0 0
Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0
Santa Cruz, CA 0 0 0 0
Santa Fe, NM 0 0 0 0
Santa Monica, CA 0 0 0 0
Sarasota, FL 0 0 0 0
Saratoga, NY 0 0 0 0
Schuylerville, NY 0 0 0 0
Sheboygan, WI 0 0 0 0
Shoreview, MI 0 0 0 0
Short Hills, NJ 0 0 0 0
Siler City, NC 0 0 0 0
Silver Spring, MD 0 0 0 0
Silverthorne, CO 0 0 0 0
Sioux City, IA 0 0 0 0
Skokie, IL 0 0 0 0
Smithtown, NY 0 0 0 0
Somerville, NJ 0 0 0 0
Sonora, CA 0 0 0 0
South Gate, CA 0 0 0 0
Southfield, MI 0 0 0 0
Spokane, WA 0 0 0 0
Springfield, MO 0 0 0 0
Springfield, MA 0 0 0 0
Springfield, VT 0 0 0 0
Stamford, CT 0 0 0 0
Sterling Heights, MI 0 0 0 0
Stillwater, MN 0 0 0 0
Stockholm, ME 0 0 0 0
Stockton, CA 0 0 0 0
Sudbury, MA 0 0 0 0
Sun Valley, ID 0 0 0 0
Sunrise, FL 0 0 0 0
Superior, WI 0 0 0 0
Superior, CO 0 0 0 0
Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0
Takoma Park, MD 0 0 0 0
Tallahassee, FL 0 0 0 0
Tarpon Springs, FL 0 0 0 0
Tarrytown, NY 0 0 0 0
Teaneck, NJ 0 0 0 0
Telluride, CO 0 0 0 0
Terre Haute, IN 0 0 0 0
Terry, MT 0 0 0 0
Thief River, MN 0 0 0 0
Toluca Lake, CA 0 0 0 0
Toms River, NJ 0 0 0 0
Tonasket, WA 0 0 0 0
Townshend, VT 0 0 0 0
Towson, MD 0 0 0 0
Trimountain, MI 0 0 0 0
Troy, NY 0 0 0 0
Truckee, CA 0 0 0 0
True, WI 0 0 0 0
Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0
Unalakleet, AK 0 0 0 0
Vallejo, CA 0 0 0 0
Vineland, NJ 0 0 0 0
Waban, MA 0 0 0 0
Waldwick, NJ 0 0 0 0
Walla Walla, WA 0 0 0 0
Wallace, ID 0 0 0 0
Walnut Creek, CA 0 0 0 0
Waltham, MA 0 0 0 0
Ware, MA 0 0 0 0
Watertown, NY 0 0 0 0
Watertown, SD 0 0 0 0
Waterville, ME 0 0 0 0
Waukesha, WI 0 0 0 0
Wayzata, MN 0 0 0 0
West Chester, PA 0 0 0 0
West Hills, CA 0 0 0 0
West Islip, NY 0 0 0 0
West Jordan, UT 0 0 0 0
West Point, NY 0 0 0 0
Westchester, NY 0 0 0 0
Weston, MA 0 0 0 0
Weymouth, MA 0 0 0 0
Wheat Ridge, CO 0 0 0 0
Whitefish, MT 0 0 0 0
Wilmington, DE 0 0 0 0
Wilmington, NY 0 0 0 0
Wilmington, NC 0 0 0 0
Winter Haven, FL 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 0 0 0 0
Woodstock, VT 0 0 0 0
Woonsocket, RI 0 0 0 0
Wrentham, MA 0 0 0 0
Wrightsville, GA 0 0 0 0
Wrightwood, CA 0 0 0 0
Wyandotte, MI 0 0 0 0
Yonkers, NY 0 0 0 0
Ypsilanti, MI 0 0 0 0
Yuba City, CA 0 0 0 0
Yuma, AZ 0 0 0 0
Yuma, CO 0 0 0 0
Zionsville, IN 0 0 0 0

Statistics by sports, gender

  • The top Winter Olympics sport is figure skating. The most popular Olympic sports for US competitors are figure skating (240), Alpine skiing (201), bobsleigh (189), speed skating (174), cross-country skiing (141) freestyle skating (102), luge (87), snowboard (77), ski jumping (65), Nordic combined (42) and curling (40). (Note: Team USA hockey has had 426 participants since the first games)
  • The average ratio of male to female Winter Olympians is more than 2-to-1. While women have been participating in the Winter Games since its inception in 1924, their numbers historically lag behind male competitors. On average, since the first games, the US has sent 2.1 men for every female competitor.
  • Only four states have produced more female Olympians than male. New Mexico (four women and three men), West Virginia, Arkansas and Mississippi all have only one woman and no men.
  • Female Winter Olympians bring home more medals than men in 15 states. California was the birthplace of female Olympians who stood on the podium 31 times compared to 20 times by male state natives. Next was Rhode Island (nine medals vs. two), Illinois (28 vs. 23), New Hampshire (12 vs. seven), North Dakota and Nevada (six vs. two) and Oregon (four vs. one).

Only three states—Delaware, Kansas and South Carolina—have never produced a female Olympian in winter sports.

At the city level, however, 233 US cities produced more women than men out of 769 birthplaces for Winter Olympics athletes (nearly one-third of all US hometowns for Winter Olympics athletes).

  • Female Winter Olympians earn more medals per Olympian than men. While fewer in number (607 female Olympians compared to 1,273 male Olympians), US women Olympians historically have earned medals at a higher rate than their male counterparts, at 0.47 medals per female athlete compared to 0.3 medals per male athlete.

The Winter Olympics, like most sporting events, have historically been a “boys club.” At the first games in 1924, women were only allowed to compete in one sport: figure skating. During these inaugural games, there were only 248 total competitors from around the world, just 11 of which were female.

However, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) passed a rule in 1991 that any new event added to the games include both male and female competitions.

As a result, the number of female athletes competing at the Winter Olympics has grown significantly. In the last games, held in 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, 1,169 women competed compared to 1,664 men. This is the closest the games have ever come to full gender parity.

“Both the Summer and Winter Olympics have traditionally been dominated by male athletes and male events,” Ohlander said. “But evolving conversations around gender equality and new rules instituted by the IOC are helping close that gap. For the US, this can only mean more time on the podiums. Historically, women athletes from the US have performed better over time, earning medals at 1.5 times the rate of their male counterparts.”

Birthplace state Winter Olympians Men Women
New York 259 190 69
Minnesota 230 174 56
Massachusetts 199 146 53
California 154 83 71
Illinois 101 60 41
Colorado 97 71 26
Michigan 92 67 25
Wisconsin 69 44 25
Washington 50 31 19
Vermont 49 25 24
New Jersey 48 34 14
New Hampshire 47 35 12
Connecticut 44 29 15
Utah 38 22 16
Ohio 37 23 14
Pennsylvania 33 26 7
Alaska 30 15 15
Idaho 25 14 11
Florida 24 14 10
Maine 22 15 7
Montana 22 12 10
Texas 19 15 4
Oregon 18 10 8
Rhode Island 18 12 6
Missouri 16 11 5
North Carolina 15 10 5
Indiana 14 12 2
Maryland 10 7 3
Nevada 9 5 4
Iowa 7 5 2
Nebraska 7 6 1
New Mexico 7 3 4
North Dakota 7 5 2
Virginia 7 6 1
Wyoming 7 4 3
Georgia 6 5 1
Alabama 5 3 2
Oklahoma 5 3 2
Arizona 4 3 1
District of Columbia 4 2 2
Tennessee 4 2 2
Louisiana 3 2 1
South Dakota 3 2 1
Hawaiʻi 2 1 1
Kansas 2 2 0
Kentucky 2 1 1
Arkansas 1 0 1
Delaware 1 1 0
Mississippi 1 0 1
South Carolina 1 1 0
West Virginia 1 0 1
City Winter Olympians Men Women
Minneapolis, MN 61 51 10
Saint Paul, MN 50 33 17
Boston, MA 49 41 8
Chicago, IL 46 32 14
New York, NY 44 28 16
Madison, WI 28 15 13
Denver, CO 27 21 6
Salt Lake City, UT 26 17 9
Buffalo, NY 22 16 6
Duluth, MN 22 16 6
Detroit, MI 19 14 5
Lake Placid, NY 19 19 0
Anchorage, AK 17 7 10
Los Angeles, CA 17 9 8
Saranac Lake, NY 17 16 1
Seattle, WA 17 7 10
Steamboat Springs, CO 16 14 2
Hanover, NH 13 10 3
Aspen, CO 12 8 4
Burlington, VT 12 7 5
St. Louis, MO 11 9 2
Cambridge, MA 10 7 3
Providence, RI 10 6 4
Rochester, NY 10 5 5
San Francisco, CA 10 5 5
Brattleboro, VT 9 9 0
Hartford, CT 9 8 1
New Haven, CT 9 5 4
Portland, OR 9 6 3
Truckee, CA 9 6 3
Brooklyn, NY 8 6 2
Cleveland, OH 8 5 3
Bemidji, MN 7 2 5
Houston, TX 7 5 2
Milwaukee, WI 7 7 0
Pittsfield, MA 7 3 4
Reno, NV 7 3 4
San José, CA 7 6 1
Schenectady, NY 7 5 2
Akron, OH 6 5 1
Albany, NY 6 6 0
Evanston, IL 6 5 1
Eveleth, MN 6 6 0
Fairbanks, AK 6 5 1
Keene Valley, NY 6 6 0
Missoula, MT 6 5 1
Pittsburgh, PA 6 4 2
Plattsburgh, NY 6 5 1
Portland, ME 6 2 4
Rutland, VT 6 2 4
South St. Paul, MN 6 5 1
Sun Valley, ID 6 2 4
Utica, NY 6 5 1
Vail, CO 6 2 4
Warroad, MN 6 6 0
Winchester, MA 6 3 3
Worcester, MA 6 6 0
Boise, ID 5 4 1
Boulder, CO 5 4 1
Brookline, MA 5 4 1
Burbank, CA 5 3 2
Durango, CO 5 3 2
Greenwich, CT 5 1 4
International Falls, MN 5 5 0
Jackson Hole, WY 5 2 3
Kalamazoo, MI 5 3 2
Medford, MA 5 4 1
Melrose, MA 5 5 0
Newton, MA 5 4 1
Philadelphia, PA 5 4 1
Roseau, MN 5 5 0
Saratoga Springs, NY 5 2 3
Tacoma, WA 5 4 1
Virginia, MN 5 4 1
Woburn, MA 5 3 2
Ann Arbor, MI 4 4 0
Arlington, MA 4 3 1
Bellevue, WA 4 3 1
Bronx, NY 4 2 2
Colorado Springs, CO 4 2 2
Columbus, OH 4 3 1
Concord, MA 4 1 3
Concord, NH 4 3 1
Dearborn, MI 4 2 2
Eau Claire, WI 4 4 0
Iron Mountain, MI 4 3 1
Lansing, MI 4 2 2
Lebanon, NH 4 3 1
Lewiston, ME 4 3 1
Long Beach, CA 4 3 1
Malden, MA 4 4 0
Ocala, FL 4 1 3
Omaha, NE 4 3 1
Palo Alto, CA 4 1 3
Park City, UT 4 1 3
Rockford, IL 4 0 4
Royal Oak, MI 4 2 2
San Diego, CA 4 4 0
Santa Monica, CA 4 1 3
Syracuse, NY 4 2 2
Trenton, NJ 4 3 1
Washington, DC 4 2 2
West Allis, WI 4 2 2
Yonkers, NY 4 2 2
Arlington Heights, IL 3 1 2
Au Sable Forks, NY 3 3 0
Baltimore, MD 3 2 1
Bennington, VT 3 2 1
Beverly, MA 3 2 1
Birmingham, AL 3 1 2
Bozeman, MT 3 1 2
Butte, MT 3 3 0
Cincinnati, OH 3 3 0
Cranston, RI 3 3 0
Dallas, TX 3 3 0
Des Moines, IA 3 1 2
Edina, MN 3 1 2
Fitchburg, MA 3 2 1
Flint, MI 3 3 0
Glenwood Springs, CO 3 1 2
Grand Forks, ND 3 1 2
Grand Rapids, MI 3 2 1
Hancock, MI 3 3 0
Indianapolis, IN 3 3 0
Lake Forest, IL 3 3 0
Lawrence, MA 3 1 2
Livonia, MI 3 3 0
Louisville, NY 3 3 0
McCall, ID 3 2 1
Miami, FL 3 2 1
Middlebury, VT 3 2 1
Milton, MA 3 3 0
Orange, CA 3 1 2
Princeton, NJ 3 1 2
Provo, UT 3 1 2
Rochester, MN 3 3 0
Rockville Centre, NY 3 2 1
Rumford, ME 3 3 0
Somerville, MA 3 3 0
Somerville, NJ 3 3 0
South Lake Tahoe, CA 3 1 2
Stillwater, MN 3 2 1
Superior, WI 3 3 0
Toledo, OH 3 2 1
Wakefield, MA 3 3 0
White Plains, NY 3 3 0
Abington, PA 2 2 0
Albuquerque, NM 2 0 2
Altus, OK 2 1 1
Apple Valley, MN 2 0 2
Augusta, ME 2 1 1
Bend, OR 2 0 2
Berkeley, CA 2 0 2
Berlin, NH 2 2 0
Berwyn, IL 2 0 2
Bethesda, MD 2 2 0
Bishop, CA 2 2 0
Bloomington, IN 2 1 1
Brockton, MA 2 2 0
Champaign, IL 2 1 1
Charlestown, MA 2 2 0
Claremont, NH 2 1 1
Conway, NH 2 1 1
Elk River, MN 2 1 1
Englewood, NJ 2 2 0
Erie, PA 2 1 1
Eugene, OR 2 2 0
Evergreen Park, IL 2 2 0
Fargo, ND 2 2 0
Fort Collins, CO 2 2 0
Framingham, MA 2 1 1
Fresno, CA 2 1 1
Glen Cove, NY 2 2 0
Golden Valley, MN 2 1 1
Grand Rapids, MN 2 2 0
Green Bay, WI 2 2 0
Hailey, ID 2 1 1
Hamden, CT 2 2 0
Hammond, IN 2 2 0
Harbor City, Los Angeles, CA 2 0 2
Hibbing, MN 2 2 0
Highland Park, IL 2 1 1
Hingham, MA 2 1 1
Hinsdale, IL 2 1 1
Hoboken, NJ 2 1 1
Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 2 2 0
Houghton, MI 2 1 1
Huntington, NY 2 2 0
Idaho Falls, ID 2 1 1
Ishpeming, MI 2 2 0
Jacksonville, FL 2 1 1
Jersey City, NJ 2 2 0
Keene, NH 2 2 0
Killeen, TX 2 1 1
Laconia, NH 2 1 1
Las Vegas, NV 2 2 0
Lawrence, NY 2 2 0
Lowell, MA 2 2 0
Lyon Mountain, NY 2 2 0
Macon, GA 2 2 0
Manhattan, NY 2 2 0
Maplewood, MN 2 0 2
Marquette, MI 2 2 0
Miles City, MT 2 0 2
Milford, CT 2 2 0
Moline, IL 2 2 0
Monterey, CA 2 1 1
Morrisville, VT 2 0 2
Nashville, TN 2 0 2
Natick, MA 2 1 1
Needham, MA 2 1 1
New London, NH 2 2 0
New Orleans, LA 2 1 1
Newport Beach, CA 2 2 0
Newport, VT 2 0 2
North Conway, NH 2 1 1
Norwood, MA 2 1 1
Oak Park, IL 2 2 0
Oakland, CA 2 2 0
Omak, WA 2 1 1
Orlando, FL 2 1 1
Pasadena, CA 2 1 1
Perth Amboy, NJ 2 2 0
Pompton Plains, NJ 2 2 0
Port Jefferson, NY 2 2 0
Portage, WI 2 0 2
Pueblo, CO 2 2 0
Queens, NY 2 1 1
Raleigh, NC 2 1 1
Randolph, VT 2 0 2
Reading, PA 2 1 1
Redmond, WA 2 1 1
Richfield, MN 2 2 0
Roanoke, VA 2 2 0
Robbinsdale, MN 2 2 0
Salem, OR 2 0 2
Salisbury, CT 2 2 0
Santa Ana, CA 2 1 1
Santa Cruz, CA 2 1 1
South Bend, IN 2 2 0
Springfield, IL 2 1 1
Springfield, MO 2 1 1
Stamford, CT 2 2 0
Staten Island, NY 2 2 0
Stockton, CA 2 2 0
Stoneham, MA 2 1 1
Summit, NJ 2 1 1
Tallahassee, FL 2 1 1
Thief River, MN 2 2 0
Torrance, CA 2 0 2
Trumbull, CT 2 2 0
Walnut Creek, CA 2 2 0
Waltham, MA 2 2 0
Warren, MI 2 2 0
Waterford, MI 2 1 1
Watertown, NY 2 1 1
Waukesha, WI 2 0 2
West Point, NY 2 1 1
West Springfield, MA 2 2 0
Westlake, OH 2 1 1
Weymouth, MA 2 1 1
Wheat Ridge, CO 2 2 0
Winston-Salem, NC 2 2 0
Winthrop, MA 2 2 0
Woonsocket, RI 2 2 0
Yakima, WA 2 2 0
Adak, AK 1 0 1
Addison, IL 1 0 1
Afton, MN 1 1 0
Alameda, CA 1 1 0
Algonquin, IL 1 0 1
Alhambra, CA 1 1 0
Allentown, PA 1 1 0
Anaheim, CA 1 1 0
Andover, MN 1 0 1
Andover, NH 1 1 0
Andover, VT 1 0 1
Annapolis, MD 1 0 1
Anoka, MN 1 1 0
Ansonia, CT 1 1 0
Apex, NC 1 0 1
Arcata, CA 1 0 1
Artesia, NM 1 0 1
Ashburn, VA 1 0 1
Ashland, WI 1 1 0
Athens, GA 1 1 0
Atlanta, GA 1 0 1
Auburn, NY 1 1 0
Aurora, CO 1 1 0
Aurora, IL 1 0 1
Ballston Springs, NY 1 1 0
Barre, VT 1 1 0
Barrington, IL 1 1 0
Bay City, MI 1 1 0
Bayonne, NJ 1 1 0
Bayside, NY 1 0 1
Bellflower, CA 1 0 1
Bellingham, WA 1 0 1
Belmont, MA 1 1 0
Belmont, VT 1 0 1
Bethalto, IL 1 0 1
Bethel, ME 1 1 0
Big Timber, MT 1 0 1
Biloxi, MS 1 0 1
Birmingham, MI 1 0 1
Bismarck, ND 1 1 0
Blaine, MN 1 1 0
Bloomington, MN 1 1 0
Blytheville, AR 1 0 1
Brackenridge, PA 1 1 0
Bradford, VT 1 1 0
Bremerton, WA 1 0 1
Bridgeport, CT 1 1 0
Bridgeville, PA 1 0 1
Brighton, MA 1 1 0
Broadview Heights, OH 1 1 0
Brookhaven, NY 1 1 0
Brooklyn Park, MN 1 0 1
Brownstown Township, MI 1 0 1
Bryan, TX 1 1 0
Bryn Mawr, PA 1 0 1
Burlingame, CA 1 1 0
Burnsville, MN 1 0 1
Camden, NJ 1 1 0
Canton, NY 1 1 0
Cape Cod, MA 1 1 0
Carlsbad, NM 1 1 0
Castro Valley, CA 1 0 1
Cedar Falls, IA 1 1 0
Cedaredge, CO 1 1 0
Champlin, MN 1 1 0
Chardon, OH 1 1 0
Charlotte, NC 1 1 0
Charlottesville, VA 1 1 0
Chatham, MA 1 1 0
Chattanooga, TN 1 1 0
Chehalis, WA 1 0 1
Chelmsford, MA 1 1 0
Cherry Hill, NJ 1 1 0
Chesterland, OH 1 1 0
Chestnut Hill, PA 1 1 0
Chicago Heights, IL 1 1 0
Chico, CA 1 0 1
Chisholm, MN 1 1 0
Clawson, MI 1 1 0
Clay County, KY 1 1 0
Clearwater, FL 1 1 0
Climax, CO 1 1 0
Cloquet, MN 1 1 0
Coatesville, PA 1 1 0
Coeur d’Alene, ID 1 1 0
Colfax, WI 1 1 0
Columbia, MO 1 1 0
Columbia, SC 1 1 0
Columbus, NE 1 1 0
Commerce Township, MI 1 0 1
Coniston, CA 1 1 0
Contra Costa County, CA 1 1 0
Corning, NY 1 1 0
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 1 0 1
Corona Del Mar, CA 1 0 1
Corpus Christi, TX 1 1 0
Corvallis, OR 1 1 0
Council, ID 1 0 1
Coupeville, WA 1 1 0
Crookston, MN 1 1 0
Crossnore, NC 1 0 1
Crystal, MN 1 1 0
Danbury, CT 1 0 1
Danbury, NH 1 0 1
Danvers, MA 1 0 1
Davenport, IA 1 1 0
Deadwood, SD 1 1 0
Del Rio, TX 1 1 0
Deland, FL 1 1 0
Delaware, OH 1 0 1
Derry, NH 1 0 1
Dousman, WI 1 0 1
Dover Township, NJ 1 0 1
Dover, MA 1 0 1
Downers Grove, IL 1 0 1
Downey, CA 1 1 0
Durham, NC 1 1 0
Eagle River, AK 1 0 1
Eagles Mere, PA 1 1 0
East Lansing, MI 1 1 0
East Montpelier, VT 1 0 1
East Stroudsburg, PA 1 1 0
East Walpole, MA 1 1 0
Easton, MA 1 1 0
Easton, NH 1 1 0
Eastvale, CA 1 0 1
Eden Prairie, MN 1 1 0
Eglin Air Force Base, FL 1 0 1
Elizabethtown, NY 1 1 0
Elkhart, IN 1 0 1
Ellensburg, WA 1 1 0
Elyria, OH 1 0 1
Encino, CA 1 0 1
Endicott, NY 1 1 0
Essexville, MI 1 1 0
Everett, MA 1 1 0
Everett, WA 1 1 0
Evergreen, CO 1 1 0
Ewing, NJ 1 1 0
Fairfax, VA 1 1 0
Fairfield, CA 1 1 0
Fairplay, CO 1 1 0
Fairport, NY 1 1 0
Fall River, MA 1 0 1
Falmouth, MA 1 0 1
Farmington Hills, MI 1 1 0
Farmington, CT 1 0 1
Farmington, ME 1 1 0
Farmington, MI 1 0 1
Fergus Falls, MN 1 1 0
Flemington, NJ 1 1 0
Folsom, CA 1 1 0
Fort Bragg, NC 1 1 0
Fort Myers, FL 1 1 0
Fort Sill, OK 1 1 0
Fort Walton Beach, FL 1 0 1
Fort Washington, PA 1 1 0
Fort Wayne, IN 1 1 0
Franklin, NH 1 1 0
Fremont, CA 1 0 1
Garden City, NY 1 0 1
Gardner, MA 1 1 0
Gary, IN 1 1 0
Geneva, IL 1 1 0
Gilman, CO 1 1 0
Girdwood, AK 1 1 0
Glasgow, MT 1 1 0
Glen Ellyn, IL 1 0 1
Glen Ridge, NJ 1 0 1
Glendale, CA 1 0 1
Glennallen, AK 1 1 0
Glens Falls, NY 1 1 0
Great Falls, MT 1 1 0
Great Neck, NY 1 0 1
Greenfield, MA 1 1 0
Greensboro, NC 1 1 0
Hales Corners, WI 1 0 1
Harkness, NY 1 1 0
Harrellsville, NC 1 1 0
Harrisburg, PA 1 1 0
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 1 1 0
Hastings, MN 1 1 0
Havre de Grace, MD 1 1 0
Hayward, CA 1 0 1
Helena, MT 1 1 0
High Point, NC 1 0 1
Highland Park, MI 1 1 0
Highland, MI 1 1 0
Holyoke, MA 1 1 0
Honesdale, PA 1 1 0
Hornell, NY 1 0 1
Hudson, NY 1 1 0
Huntington Beach, CA 1 0 1
Huntington Station, NY 1 1 0
Hyannis, MA 1 1 0
Imperial, MO 1 0 1
Iowa City, IA 1 1 0
Iron River, MI 1 1 0
Irvine, CA 1 0 1
Ithaca, NY 1 1 0
Jamaica, NY 1 1 0
Janesville, WI 1 1 0
Jay, NY 1 1 0
Johnson City, NY 1 1 0
Juneau, AK 1 0 1
Kalispell, MT 1 0 1
Kankakee, IL 1 1 0
Kasilof, AK 1 1 0
Kearsarge, NH 1 1 0
Kingston, NY 1 1 0
Kirkwood, MO 1 0 1
Knoxville, TN 1 1 0
Kyburz, CA 1 1 0
La Crosse, WI 1 1 0
La Grande, OR 1 1 0
La Jolla, San Diego, CA 1 1 0
Ladysmith, WI 1 0 1
Lafayette, CA 1 1 0
Lake George, NY 1 1 0
Lakewood, CA 1 1 0
Lakewood, WA 1 1 0
Lander, WY 1 1 0
Lansdale, PA 1 1 0
Lawrence, KS 1 1 0
Leavenworth, WA 1 1 0
Leonard, ND 1 1 0
Lexington, KY 1 0 1
Littleton, CO 1 0 1
Littleton, NH 1 1 0
Livingston, MT 1 0 1
Logan, UT 1 1 0
Logan, WV 1 0 1
Long Branch, NJ 1 0 1
Los Gatos, CA 1 1 0
Louisville, CO 1 1 0
Loup City, NE 1 1 0
Lowville, NY 1 0 1
Lubbock, TX 1 1 0
Lynn, MA 1 1 0
Lyons, CO 1 1 0
Madison, NH 1 1 0
Malone, NY 1 1 0
Mammoth Lakes, CA 1 1 0
Manchester, CT 1 0 1
Manchester, NH 1 1 0
Manhasset, NY 1 0 1
Mankato, MN 1 1 0
Marblehead, MA 1 0 1
Marietta, NY 1 0 1
Marion, IL 1 1 0
Marion, OH 1 1 0
Marlborough, CT 1 0 1
Marlborough, MA 1 1 0
Massena, NY 1 1 0
Maywood, IL 1 0 1
Melrose Park, IL 1 1 0
Menomonie, WI 1 1 0
Merced, CA 1 0 1
Mesa, AZ 1 0 1
Mesquite, TX 1 0 1
Mexico, ME 1 1 0
Middletown, NJ 1 1 0
Middletown, OH 1 0 1
Midland, MI 1 1 0
Mineola, NY 1 1 0
Minnetonka, MN 1 1 0
Monroe, CT 1 0 1
Montebello, CA 1 0 1
Monticello, UT 1 0 1
Moorhead, MN 1 1 0
Morgan City, LA 1 1 0
Morristown, NJ 1 1 0
Mound, MN 1 0 1
Mount Baldy, CA 1 0 1
Mount Vernon, NY 1 0 1
Mountain Home, ID 1 1 0
Mountain View, CA 1 1 0
Muskegon, MI 1 1 0
Naʻālehu, HI 1 1 0
Nantucket, MA 1 0 1
Naples, FL 1 1 0
Neenah, WI 1 1 0
Nelsonville, OH 1 0 1
New Brunswick, NJ 1 1 0
New Canaan, CT 1 1 0
New Hartford, NY 1 0 1
New Rochelle, NY 1 1 0
Newark, NJ 1 1 0
Newark, NY 1 0 1
Newburgh, NY 1 1 0
Newport News, VA 1 1 0
Newport, MN 1 1 0
Newport, RI 1 0 1
Newton Centre, MA 1 0 1
Newtonville, MA 1 1 0
Newtown, PA 1 1 0
Niskayuna, NY 1 0 1
Norfolk, VA 1 1 0
Norman, OK 1 0 1
North Andover, MA 1 0 1
North Chicago, IL 1 0 1
North Easton, MA 1 1 0
North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 1 0 1
Northfield, MN 1 1 0
Northridge, CA 1 0 1
Norwalk, CT 1 1 0
Norway, ME 1 1 0
Nutley, NJ 1 1 0
Oak Lawn, IL 1 0 1
Oberlin, OH 1 0 1
Oceanside, CA 1 0 1
Oceanside, NY 1 0 1
Odessa, TX 1 1 0
Ogden, UT 1 1 0
Ogdensburg, NY 1 0 1
Old Forge, NY 1 1 0
Olympia, WA 1 1 0
Orange Park, FL 1 1 0
Orange, NJ 1 0 1
Oswego, NY 1 1 0
Panguitch, UT 1 1 0
Panorama City, CA 1 0 1
Paramus, NJ 1 0 1
Paterson, NJ 1 1 0
Paul Smiths, NY 1 1 0
Pawtucket, RI 1 1 0
Pembroke, MA 1 1 0
Peoria, IL 1 1 0
Pequannock Township, NJ 1 0 1
Petoskey, MI 1 1 0
Phoenix, AZ 1 1 0
Phoenix, NY 1 1 0
Pineville, NC 1 0 1
Piqua, OH 1 0 1
Pittsford, NY 1 0 1
Plainfield, IL 1 0 1
Plainview, NY 1 1 0
Plover, WI 1 1 0
Plymouth, MA 1 0 1
Plymouth, NH 1 1 0
Port Henry, NY 1 1 0
Port Huron, MI 1 1 0
Port Townsend, WA 1 1 0
Potsdam, NY 1 1 0
Pottstown, PA 1 1 0
Poughkeepsie, NY 1 0 1
Poynette, WI 1 0 1
Prairie du Chien, WI 1 1 0
Preston, MN 1 1 0
Princeville, HI 1 0 1
Pullman, WA 1 1 0
Quincy, MA 1 0 1
Quitman, GA 1 1 0
Ramsey, MN 1 0 1
Rapid City, SD 1 0 1
Raymond, ME 1 0 1
Red Bank, NJ 1 1 0
Redondo Beach, CA 1 0 1
Renton, WA 1 0 1
Rexburg, ID 1 0 1
Richland, WA 1 1 0
Richmond, VT 1 0 1
Ridgefield, CT 1 1 0
River Falls, WI 1 0 1
Riverside, CA 1 1 0
Riverside, CT 1 0 1
Rock Springs, WY 1 1 0
Roseburg, OR 1 0 1
Roseville, MN 1 1 0
Roslyn, NY 1 1 0
Roswell, NM 1 1 0
Ruidoso, NM 1 0 1
Russellville, AL 1 1 0
Sacramento, CA 1 0 1
Saddle Brook, NJ 1 0 1
Salem, MA 1 0 1
Salem, NH 1 0 1
San Antonio, TX 1 1 0
San Bernardino, CA 1 1 0
San Leandro, CA 1 0 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 1 1 0
San Mateo, CA 1 0 1
San Pedro, CA 1 0 1
Sandpoint, ID 1 1 0
Sandstone, MN 1 1 0
Santa Barbara, CA 1 1 0
Santa Clara, CA 1 0 1
Santa Fe, NM 1 1 0
Sarasota, FL 1 1 0
Saratoga, NY 1 0 1
Saugus, MA 1 0 1
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 1 1 0
Schaumburg, IL 1 0 1
Schuylerville, NY 1 0 1
Scituate, MA 1 1 0
Scranton, PA 1 1 0
Seabrook, NH 1 1 0
Sheboygan, WI 1 1 0
Shelby, NE 1 1 0
Shelton, WA 1 0 1
Shoreview, MI 1 1 0
Short Hills, NJ 1 0 1
Siler City, NC 1 1 0
Silver Spring, MD 1 1 0
Silverthorne, CO 1 1 0
Sioux City, IA 1 1 0
Siren, WI 1 0 1
Skokie, IL 1 0 1
Smithtown, NY 1 0 1
Sonora, CA 1 1 0
South Gate, CA 1 1 0
South Wellfleet, MA 1 1 0
Southfield, MI 1 0 1
Spokane, WA 1 1 0
Springfield, MA 1 1 0
Springfield, VT 1 0 1
Springville, NY 1 1 0
St. Albans, VT 1 1 0
St. Clair Shores, MI 1 1 0
St. Cloud, MN 1 0 1
Sterling Heights, MI 1 1 0
Stockholm, ME 1 1 0
Strongsville, OH 1 0 1
Sudbury, MA 1 0 1
Suisun City, CA 1 1 0
Sunrise, FL 1 0 1
Sunset Beach, CA 1 1 0
Superior, CO 1 0 1
Takoma Park, MD 1 1 0
Tarpon Springs, FL 1 1 0
Tarrytown, NY 1 0 1
Teaneck, NJ 1 1 0
Telluride, CO 1 0 1
Terre Haute, IN 1 1 0
Terry, MT 1 0 1
Toluca Lake, CA 1 0 1
Toms River, NJ 1 1 0
Tonasket, WA 1 1 0
Topeka, KS 1 1 0
Townshend, VT 1 0 1
Towson, MD 1 0 1
Trimountain, MI 1 1 0
Triumph, ID 1 0 1
Troy, AL 1 1 0
Troy, NY 1 0 1
TRUE, WI 1 1 0
Tucson, AZ 1 1 0
Tulsa, OK 1 1 0
Unalakleet, AK 1 0 1
Union Lake, MI 1 0 1
Urbana, IL 1 1 0
Vallejo, CA 1 1 0
Vineland, NJ 1 1 0
Visalia, CA 1 0 1
Voorhees Township, NJ 1 0 1
Waban, MA 1 0 1
Waldwick, NJ 1 1 0
Walla Walla, WA 1 1 0
Wallace, ID 1 1 0
Walpole, MA 1 1 0
Ware, MA 1 1 0
Warsaw, NY 1 0 1
Warwick, RI 1 0 1
Watertown, SD 1 1 0
Waterville, ME 1 1 0
Waukegan, IL 1 1 0
Wayzata, MN 1 0 1
West Bloomfield, MI 1 1 0
West Chazy, NY 1 1 0
West Chester, PA 1 1 0
West Hills, CA 1 1 0
West Islip, NY 1 1 0
West Jordan, UT 1 0 1
West Newton, MA 1 1 0
West St. Paul, MN 1 1 0
Westchester, NY 1 1 0
Weston, MA 1 0 1
Westwood, CA 1 0 1
Whallonsburg, NY 1 1 0
White Bear Lake, MN 1 1 0
White Salmon, WA 1 1 0
Whitefish, MT 1 0 1
Wilbraham, MA 1 1 0
Williams, MN 1 1 0
Wilmington, DE 1 1 0
Wilmington, NC 1 1 0
Wilmington, NY 1 1 0
Winfield, IL 1 0 1
Winnetka, IL 1 0 1
Winter Haven, FL 1 1 0
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 1 1 0
Woodstock, VT 1 0 1
Wrentham, MA 1 1 0
Wrightsville, GA 1 1 0
Wrightwood, CA 1 0 1
Wyandotte, MI 1 0 1
Ypsilanti, MI 1 0 1
Yuba City, CA 1 0 1
Yuma, AZ 1 1 0
Yuma, CO 1 1 0
Zionsville, IN 1 1 0

Related: Top States, Hometowns for US Summer Olympic Athletes

Methodology

BeenVerified examined the birthplaces of all US-born Winter Olympics athletes who have competed in the Winter Olympics since the first event in 1924, as well as those who competed in winter sports originally included in the 1908 and 1920 Summer Olympics (figure skating and ice hockey). Totals for medalists include both individual winners and individuals participating on teams that won gold, silver or bronze medals in previous games.

Birthplace cities are based on geographical boundaries and incorporations at the time of the athlete’s birth; some cities and towns no longer exist.

For this study, we have limited our research to only athletes who were selected or participated in past games, not those participating in the present Winter Games.

For more information, contact Kerry Sherin ( kerry@beenverifiedmedia.com ).

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