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About Foreign-Born Population

The foreign-born population includes anyone who is not a U.S. citizen at birth, including those who have become U.S. citizens through naturalization. The native-born population includes anyone who is a U.S. citizen at birth, including those who were born in the United States, Puerto Rico, a U.S. Island Area (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the U.S. Virgin Islands), or abroad of a U.S. citizen parent or parents.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Foreign Born |  Last Revised: 2013-03-05T16:47:01.951-05:00