The Foreign-Born Population in the United States by State

Top 10 states with the highest immigrant population

More than 25% of all the immigrants in the U.S. live in California, according to 2010 Census figures. New York follows with almost 11%. About 74% of the foreign-born population live in ten states.

State Percent of foreign-born population
California 25.4%
New York 10.8
Texas 10.4
Florida 9.2
New Jersey 4.6
Massachusetts 2.5
Georgia 2.4
Virginia 2.3
Washington 2.2

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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