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Decennial Data on the Foreign-Born Population

Note: The 2010 Census did not include questions on the foreign-born population. After 2000, data on the foreign born are available only through the American Community Survey and Current Population Survey.

American FactFinder

Data tables on the foreign-born population and other topics from the 2000 decennial census sample data files are available in American FactFinder.

Census 2000 Foreign-Born Profiles

Census 2000 Profiles on the Foreign Born. These profiles provide detailed demographic, social, economic, and housing information from Census 2000 about the total, native and foreign-born populations of the United States. Profiles of the foreign-born population are available by country of the birth, world region of birth, U.S. citizenship status, and period of entry into the United States.

Other Data Access Options

Data Ferrett is an online tool for extracting Census Bureau public use data according to your specifications. After reviewing the User Guide, you will be able to create a custom tabulation from your choice of data sets and variables.


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