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The Noncitizen Population Under 35, Elizabeth Grieco, U.S. Census Bureau

Friday, February 28, 2014, 8:20 a.m. EDT

Elizabeth Grieco, chief, Foreign-Born Population Branch in the Population Division at the U.S. Census Bureau, discusses statistics related to the noncitizen population under 35 live on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal."

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Biography: Elizabeth M. Grieco

PRESENTATION [PDF]
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Findings: Noncitizens Under Age 35 [PDF]
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Findings: Noncitizens Under Age 35 [PDF]
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Defining Terms: Foreign Born and Native Born [PDF]
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There were 10.3 million noncitizens under age 35 in the United States, representing 3% of the total population. [PDF]
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Over half of young noncitizens were 25 to 34. [PDF]
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About two-thirds of young noncitizens were from Latin America, with about one-fourth from Asia. [PDF]
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California had the greatest number of noncitizens under age 35, followed by Texas and New York. [PDF]
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Percent of Total Population That Are Noncitizens Age 35 by Metropolitan Statistical Area: 2010-2012 [PDF]
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Percent of Foreign-Born Population That Are Noncitizens Under Age 35 by Metropolitan Statistical Area: 2010-2012 [PDF]
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Over half of all young noncitizens entered the United States when they were under 18 years of age. [PDF]
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Over 60% of all young noncitizens entered the United States 5 years ago or more. [PDF]
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About one-third of noncitizens aged 18 to 24 were enrolled in college. [PDF]
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Three-fourths of noncitizens aged 25 to 34 were in the labor force; of those, 60% worked full-time. [PDF]
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Over half of employed noncitizens aged 25 to 34 worked in service and management occupations. [PDF]
 

Sources of Information:
Noncitizens Under Age 35: 2010-2012

News Release:
Census Bureau Highlights Young Noncitizen Population in the U.S.

Additional Information:
Foreign Born
Blog Entry
C-SPAN discussion of the Recently Arrived Foreign-Born Population. (May 11, 2012)
C-SPAN discussion of the Foreign-Born Population. (Dec 2, 2011)


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: April 08, 2014