Number of unauthorized immigrants in the United States in 2016, by state

Illegal immigrants in the U.S., by state 2016 This statistic shows the population of unauthorized immigrants across the states in the United States in 2016. California had the highest population of unauthorized immigrants at around 3.05 million. The overall figure for the United States was estimated to be around 11.3 million.
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Estimated population
California 3,059,000
Texas 1,597,000
New York 940,000
Florida 656,000
New Jersey 526,000
Illinois 487,000
Georgia 351,000
North Carolina 321,000
Virginia 269,000
Maryland 247,000
Washington 229,000
Arizona 226,000
Massachusetts 173,000
Colorado 162,000
Pennsylvania 141,000
Michigan 129,000
Nevada 129,000
Tennessee 121,000
Oregon 113,000
Ohio 107,000
Connecticut 102,000
Indiana 92,000
South Carolina 87,000
Wisconsin 86,000
Minnesota 83,000
Oklahoma 82,000
Utah 79,000
Kansas 64,000
Alabama 63,000
Arkansas 63,000
Louisiana 63,000
New Mexico 58,000
Missouri 54,000
Kentucky 44,000
Iowa 38,000
Nebraska 38,000
Hawaii 36,000
Idaho 30,000
District of Columbia 27,000
Rhode Island 26,000
Mississippi 25,000
Delaware 22,000
Alaska 11,000
New Hampshire 9,000
South Dakota 6,000
West Virginia 6,000
Wyoming 6,000
Maine 5,000
Montana3,000
Estimated population
California 3,059,000
Texas 1,597,000
New York 940,000
Florida 656,000
New Jersey 526,000
Illinois 487,000
Georgia 351,000
North Carolina 321,000
Virginia 269,000
Maryland 247,000
Washington 229,000
Arizona 226,000
Massachusetts 173,000
Colorado 162,000
Pennsylvania 141,000
Michigan 129,000
Nevada 129,000
Tennessee 121,000
Oregon 113,000
Ohio 107,000
Connecticut 102,000
Indiana 92,000
South Carolina 87,000
Wisconsin 86,000
Minnesota 83,000
Oklahoma 82,000
Utah 79,000
Kansas 64,000
Alabama 63,000
Arkansas 63,000
Louisiana 63,000
New Mexico 58,000
Missouri 54,000
Kentucky 44,000
Iowa 38,000
Nebraska 38,000
Hawaii 36,000
Idaho 30,000
District of Columbia 27,000
Rhode Island 26,000
Mississippi 25,000
Delaware 22,000
Alaska 11,000
New Hampshire 9,000
South Dakota 6,000
West Virginia 6,000
Wyoming 6,000
Maine 5,000
Montana3,000
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This statistic shows the population of unauthorized immigrants across the states in the United States in 2016. California had the highest population of unauthorized immigrants at around 3.05 million. The overall figure for the United States was estimated to be around 11.3 million.
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Release date
November 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016

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