U.S. Census Bureau
Table 20. Nativity of the Population for the 25 Largest Urban Places and for Selected Counties: 1860
  Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census
Internet Release date: March 9, 1999

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Place (rank in parentheses) and county Total Native Foreign born
Number Percent
New York city, NY (1) 813,669 429,952 383,717 47.2
Philadelphia city, PA (2) 565,529 396,099 169,430 30.0
Kings county, NY 279,122 170,045 109,077 39.1
   Brooklyn city, NY (3) 266,661 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Baltimore city, MD (4) 212,418 159,921 52,497 24.7
Boston city, MA (5) 177,841 114,050 63,791 35.9
New Orleans city, LA (6) 168,675 104,054 64,621 38.3
Cincinnati city, OH (7) 161,044 87,430 73,614 45.7
St. Louis county, MO 190,524 94,438 96,086 50.4
   St. Louis city, MO (8) 160,773 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Chicago city, IL (9) 109,260 54,636 54,624 50.0
Erie county, NY 141,971 87,067 54,904 38.7
   Buffalo city, NY (10) 81,129 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Essex county, NJ 98,877 65,071 33,806 34.2
   Newark city, NJ (11) 71,941 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Jefferson county, KY 89,404 63,281 26,123 29.2
   Louisville city, KY (12) 68,033 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Albany county, NY 113,917 79,629 34,288 30.1
   Albany city, NY (13) 62,367 (NA) (NA) (NA)
District of Columbia 75,080 62,596 12,484 16.6
   Washington city, DC (14) 61,122 (NA) (NA) (NA)
San Francisco city, CA (15) 56,802 28,348 28,454 50.1
Providence county, RI 107,799 80,394 27,405 25.4
   Providence city, RI (16) 50,666 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Allegheny county, PA 178,831 125,104 53,727 30.0
   Pittsburgh city, PA (17) 49,221 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Monroe county, NY 100,648 69,476 31,172 31.0
   Rochester city, NY (18) 48,204 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Wayne county, MI 75,547 46,249 29,298 38.8
   Detroit city, MI (19) 45,619 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Milwaukee county, WI 62,518 29,374 33,144 53.0
   Milwaukee city, WI (20) 45,246 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Cuyahoga county, OH 78,033 49,224 28,809 36.9
   Cleveland city, OH (21) 43,417 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Charleston county, SC 70,100 63,565 6,535 9.3
   Charleston city, SC (22) 40,522 (NA) (NA) (NA)
New Haven county, CT 97,345 74,966 22,379 23.0
   New Haven city, CT (23) 39,267 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Rensselaer county, NY 86,328 65,004 21,324 24.7
   Troy city, NY (24) 39,235 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Henrico county, VA 61,616 55,258 6,358 10.3
   Richmond city, VA (25) 37,910 (NA) (NA) (NA)

(NA) Not available.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Authors: Campbell Gibson and Emily Lennon
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Last Revised: October 31, 2011 at 10:03:04 PM