Immigration Overview and Trends
How many people in the United States were born in another country?
The foreign-born population includes both non-citizens and naturalized citizens. It does not include the millions of children with immigrant parents, many of whom were born on U.S. soil. The tiles below show a few basic statistics about the United States that put the foreign-born population in context.
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By the Numbers:
How has the foreign-born population changed over time throughout the United States?
About the Data
Data is from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS), 1-year estimates. The overall percentage of foreign-born, as well as the trend data, is from Table DP02. Total population and foreign-born population figures are from Table B05012. The number of naturalized citizens is from Table B05001. The number of children with foreign-born parents is from Table B05009.