Profile of the Foreign-Born Population in the U.S. (2000)
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Published by Diane Pub. .
Written in English

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Number of Pages70
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Open LibraryOL10857428M
ISBN 100756724074
ISBN 109780756724078

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  Everyone else is counted among the native-born population, which comprises anyone who is a U.S. citizen at birth, including people born in the United States, Puerto Rico, a U.S. Island Area (Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), or abroad to a U.S. citizen parent or parents.   Multiracial Heritage Week: June , The American Community Survey estimated the U.S. “Two or More Races” population at 11,, — up from 8,, in , based upon self-identification.   There were a record million immigrants living in the U.S. in , making up % of the nation’s population. This represents a more than fourfold increase since , when only million immigrants lived in the U.S., accounting for just % of the total U.S. population. As of November 8, , the United States is estimated to have a population of ,, The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook estimated as of , unless otherwise indicated.. Immigration. In , out of the U.S. foreign-born population, some 45% ( million) were naturalized citizens, 27% ( million) were lawful permanent residents (including many.

The foreign-born population includes naturalized U.S. citizens, lawful permanent immigrants (or green-card holders), refugees and asylees, certain legal nonimmigrants (including those on student, work, or some other temporary visas), and persons residing in the country without authorization. The largest foreign-born population in the world is in the United States, which was home to 39 million foreign-born residents in , or % of the population. The highest percentage of foreign-born residents occurs in small, wealthy countries with large numbers of temporary foreign workers, such as the United Arab Emirates and Qatar ; the.   In , with a population of million, Hispanics made up just % of the total U.S. population. For more, read the accompanying blog post, “Key facts about U.S. Hispanics and their diverse heritage.” For facts on the foreign-born population in the United States, see our profile on U.S. immigrants. Hispanic population in the U.S.,   This statistic represents the percentage of foreign-born population in the United States in , by state. As of , about percent of California's population were born in .

The once-tiny population of Vietnamese immigrants in the United States has grown to become the country’s sixth largest foreign-born group in the span of several decades, with the first wave beginning at the end of the Vietnam War in This data profile examines the Vietnamese immigrant population by size, recency of arrival, top states and cities of settlement, college education, sending.   This statistical profile of the foreign-born population in the 50 states and the District of Columbia is based on Pew Research Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s and American Community Survey (ACS) and the decennial censuses. More than 43 million people living in the United States—whether as naturalized citizen, legal permanent resident, temporary resident, or unauthorized immigrant—were born in another country, representing 13 percent of the U.S. population. Immigration has ebbed and flowed throughout U.S. history, peaking at nearly 15 percent of the population in and plummeting to 5 percent in Source: Profile of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States: , U.S. Census Bureau, ; American Community Survey Immigration Foreign-Born Population in Metropolitan Areas with 5 Million or More People,