Table 1. Top 10 States with the Largest Numbers of Naturalizations, 2001 to 2010
Rank State of residence 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  United States 606,259 572,646 462,435 537,151 604,280 702,589 660,477 1,046,539 743,715 619,913
1 California 202,668 149,213 135,599 145,593 170,489 152,836 181,684 297,909 179,754 129,354
2 New York 98,858 94,181 63,888 66,234 84,624 103,870 73,676 90,572 88,733 67,972
3 Florida 48,577 44,732 35,105 43,795 42,999 90,846 54,563 128,328 82,788 67,484
4 Texas 43,287 42,767 28,638 35,417 38,553 37,835 53,032 82,129 54,024 49,699
5 New Jersey 26,730 26,760 22,968 30,291 33,160 39,801 35,235 59,950 35,077 33,864
6 Illinois 32,256 32,585 23,401 29,432 27,739 30,156 38,735 45,224 28,112 26,180
7 Massachusetts 17,596 18,024 11,461 16,263 22,685 22,932 20,952 28,728 21,748 21,095
8 Georgia 3,223 11,066 11,068 6,880 7,903 19,785 14,181 20,417 15,408 18,253
9 Virginia 7,414 10,598 9,583 13,478 17,653 20,401 14,171 29,949 24,730 17,815
10 Washington 8,778 9,335 11,787 12,667 14,817 12,762 14,671 18,665 19,853 16,830
  Other states 116,872 133,385 108,937 137,101 143,658 171,365 159,577 244,668 193,488 171,367
Note: States are ranked by 2010 numbers. Source: Yearbook of Immigration Statistics, 2010. Available online.


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