State Immigration Data Profiles

Maintained/created by: Migration Policy Institute
Website: http://www.migrationpolicy.org/programs/data-hub/state-immigration-data-profiles
Geographic unit of data: U.S. national, U.S. state

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Background

Users can obtain demographic characteristics of the foreign-born population in each state. Topics include: language, education, income, and poverty. The American Community Survey and Census Data on the Foreign-Born interactive map was created by the Migration Policy Institute using Census data. This website provides information pertaining to the immigrant population in the United States. Topics include: demographics, language, education, income and poverty of the foreign-born population.

Data Notes

Users can click on states to generate fact sheets about the demographic, social, language, education, workforce, income, and poverty characteristics of the population in each state. Data can be downloaded into SAS statistical software. Users can view demographic information by race/ethnicity, Hispanic origin, place of origin, citizenship status, sex/gender, and marital status.

Data are derived from the 1990 and 2000 Decennial Censuses and the 2007 American Community Surveys (ACS). Information is available on national and state levels. The website does not indicate when the data will be updated.