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Maps of the Foreign Born in the United States

Maps of the Foreign Born in the United States

Use our maps to learn about the settlement patterns and concentration of various immigrant populations in the United States in 2010 and 2000. To locate the map on the page, click on its title.

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Below are links to the maps showing the distribution by state, county, and/or metropolitan area of the foreign born overall and of the eight largest immigrant groups according to the results of 2010 American Community Survey and Census 2000. These maps demonstrate that the immigrant populations are not evenly distributed across the United States but are concentrated in certain regions, states, and urban areas.

States with the Largest and Fastest-Growing Immigrant Populations
Two in three immigrants lived in six states in 2010; North Carolina, Georgia, and Arkansas were among 10 states that experienced more than 280 percent growth of their immigrant population between 1990 and 2010. View state ranking tables. Check out our collection of Frequently Requested Statistics on immigrants in the United States.
State Proportion of the Immigrant Population in the United States and Metropolitan Areas with 700,000 Immigrants or More, 2010
Read the profile of the foreign born in the United States here.

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State Proportion of the South American-Born Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2011
Read the profile of the foreign born in the South America here.
State Proportion of the Central American-Born Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2011
Read the profile of the foreign born in the Central America here.
State Proportion of the Mexican Immigrant Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2010
Read the profile of the foreign born from Mexico here
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State Proportion of the Chinese-Born Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2010
Read the profile of the foreign born from China and Hong Kong here.
Read the profile of the foreign born from Taiwan here.
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State Proportion of the Indian-Born Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2010
Read the profile of the foreign born from India here.
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State Proportion of the Filipino-Born Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2010
Read the profile of the foreign born from the Philippines here.
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State Proportion of the Vietnamese-Born Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2010
Read the profile of the foreign born from Vietnam here.
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State Proportion of the Salvadoran-Born Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2010
Read the profile of the foreign born from El Salvador here.
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State Proportion of the Cuban-Born Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2010
Read the profile of the foreign born from the Caribbean here.
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State Proportion of the Korean-Born Population in the United States and Top Metropolitan Areas, 2010
Read the profile of the foreign born from Korea here.
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Below are links to the maps showing the number of immigrants from various origins by U.S. county according to the results of Census 2000.

The Foreign Born in the United States as Share of Total County Population, 2000
Foreign Born from Mexico as Share of Total County Population, 2000
Foreign Born from the Philippines as Share of Total County Population, 2000
Foreign Born from India as Share of Total County Population, 2000
Foreign Born from China as Share of Total County Population, 2000
Foreign Born from Vietnam as Share of Total County Population, 2000
Foreign Born from South America, 2000
The number of foreign born from South America by county, 2000.
Read the profile of the foreign born from South America here
Foreign Born from the Caribbean, 2000
The number of foreign born from the Caribbean by county, 2000.
Read the profile of the foreign born from the Caribbean here.
Foreign Born from Africa, 2000
The number of foreign born from Africa by county, 2000
Read the profile of the foreign born from Africa here.
Foreign Born from Iran, 2000
The number of foreign born from Iran by county, 2000.
Read the profile of the foreign born from Iran here.
Foreign Born from Pakistan, 2000
The number of foreign born from Pakistan by county, 2000.
Read the 2006 ACS-based profile of the foreign born from Pakistan here.

U.S.-Born Senior Population in Mexico, 2000
Read about U.S. retirees migrating to Mexico and Panama here.