Median Income of Immigrants
What is the typical personal income of a foreign-born resident in the United States?
Income is defined by the Census Bureau as money received on a regular basis. It includes earnings from work—wages, salaries, tips, or self-employment—as well as money from public assistance, social security, and other benefit programs. The chart below compares the median income of foreign-born residents with that of native-born residents.
About the Data
Data is from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS), 1-year estimates, Table B06011. The population considered here only includes people who are 15 years and over with income.