Map: Pew Research Center

Mapped: People Living in the US but Born in Other Countries

United States Maps + Infographics
by Morgane Croissant Sep 8, 2017

ACCORDING to the Pew Research Center, in 2015, 46,630,000 people living in the United States were born in other countries.

The map below, also created by the Pew Research Center, will help you visualize where most people who immigrate to the US come from.

The largest countries of origin for immigrants in the US are:

  • Mexico. In 2015, there were 12,050,000 immigrants from Mexico in the US.
  • China. In 2015, there were 2,100,000 immigrants from China in the US.
  • India: 1,970,000
  • Philippines: 1,900,000
  • Puerto Rico: 1,740,000
  • Vietnam: 1,300,000
  • El Salvador: 1,280,000
  • Cuba: 1,130,000
  • South Korea: 1,120,000

Click here to see the interactive map and learn more about the origins of immigrants in the US.

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