Green card recipients in the United States, by state of residence FY 2017

Number of persons obtaining legal permanent resident status in the U.S. in the fiscal year of 2017, by state of residence

Green card recipients in the United States, by state of residence FY 2017 This statistic shows the number of persons obtaining legal permanent resident status, also called "green card" recipients, in the U.S. in the fiscal year of 2017, by their state of residence. In 2017, about 214,243 green card recipients lived in California.
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Number of persons obtaining legal permanent resident status in the U.S. in the fiscal year of 2017, by state of residence

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Number of green card recipients
California214,243
New York139,409
Florida127,609
Texas110,126
New Jersey54,440
Illinois40,530
Massachusetts37,010
Virginia29,466
Pennsylvania27,762
Washington27,363
Georgia26,242
Maryland25,095
North Carolina21,184
Arizona19,344
Michigan18,927
Ohio16,894
Minnesota16,009
Colorado14,520
Nevada12,733
Connecticut11,938
Indiana10,052
Tennessee9,793
Oregon9,221
Missouri7,707
Kentucky7,537
Wisconsin6,681
Utah6,390
Kansas5,703
Iowa5,577
Oklahoma5,535
Hawaii5,396
Nebraska5,327
South Carolina5,027
Louisiana4,688
Rhode Island4,102
New Mexico4,002
Alabama3,801
Puerto Rico3,298
Arkansas3,071
District of Columbia2,885
Idaho2,709
New Hampshire2,279
Delaware2,244
Mississippi1,793
Maine1,594
Alaska1,547
North Dakota1,471
Other*1,413
Guam1,107
South Dakota1,017
Unknown820
Vermont787
West Virginia776
Montana529
Wyoming444
Number of green card recipients
California214,243
New York139,409
Florida127,609
Texas110,126
New Jersey54,440
Illinois40,530
Massachusetts37,010
Virginia29,466
Pennsylvania27,762
Washington27,363
Georgia26,242
Maryland25,095
North Carolina21,184
Arizona19,344
Michigan18,927
Ohio16,894
Minnesota16,009
Colorado14,520
Nevada12,733
Connecticut11,938
Indiana10,052
Tennessee9,793
Oregon9,221
Missouri7,707
Kentucky7,537
Wisconsin6,681
Utah6,390
Kansas5,703
Iowa5,577
Oklahoma5,535
Hawaii5,396
Nebraska5,327
South Carolina5,027
Louisiana4,688
Rhode Island4,102
New Mexico4,002
Alabama3,801
Puerto Rico3,298
Arkansas3,071
District of Columbia2,885
Idaho2,709
New Hampshire2,279
Delaware2,244
Mississippi1,793
Maine1,594
Alaska1,547
North Dakota1,471
Other*1,413
Guam1,107
South Dakota1,017
Unknown820
Vermont787
West Virginia776
Montana529
Wyoming444
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This statistic shows the number of persons obtaining legal permanent resident status, also called "green card" recipients, in the U.S. in the fiscal year of 2017, by their state of residence. In 2017, about 214,243 green card recipients lived in California.
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