Percentage of foreign-born population, by state U.S. 2018

This statistic represents the percentage of foreign-born population in the United States in 2018, by state. As of 2018, about 26.9 percent of California's population were born in a foreign country.

Percentage of foreign-born population in the United States in 2018, by state

StatePercentage of population
California26.9%
New Jersey22.8%
New York22.8%
Florida21%
Nevada19.4%
Hawaii18.7%
Massachusetts17.4%
Texas17.2%
Maryland15.1%
Washington14.7%
Connecticut14.6%
Illinois14.1%
District of Columbia13.9%
United States13.7%
Arizona13.4%
Rhode Island13.2%
Virginia12.5%
Oregon10.3%
Georgia10.1%
Colorado9.6%
New Mexico9.5%
Delaware9.4%
Utah8.6%
Minnesota8.6%
Alaska8.2%
North Carolina7.9%
Kansas7.2%
Pennsylvania7.2%
Nebraska7.2%
Michigan7%
New Hampshire6.1%
Oklahoma6%
Idaho6%
Iowa5.5%
Indiana5.3%
South Carolina5.1%
Wisconsin5.1%
Tennessee5.1%
Vermont4.9%
Arkansas4.8%
Ohio4.8%
North Dakota4.7%
Missouri4.2%
Louisiana4.2%
South Dakota4%
Kentucky3.8%
Maine3.5%
Alabama3.3%
Wyoming3%
Mississippi2.4%
Montana2.2%
West Virginia1.5%
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Foreign born persons are persons not born in the United States, Puerto Rico, a U.S. Island Area, or abroad of American parent or parents.

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