Where Immigrants Live

Where Immigrants Live
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Which states have the highest shares of foreign-born residents?

The percent of foreign-born residents varies greatly by state. California had the largest share of foreign-born—26.9% of its population in 2017. West Virginia, with 1.6% of its population foreign-born, had the lowest.

Hover over a state to see its data. Use the time-slider beneath the map to switch years.

About the Data

Data is from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS), 1-year estimates, Table DP02. 

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