National Origin in the United States

Citizenship and National Origin#1

Percentage of the total popoulation.
Scope: population of the United States
United States
0%20%40%60%80%CountCitizen, US-BornCitizen, Territory-BornCitizen, Territory-B…1Citizen, Born Abroad2Citizen, NaturalizedNot Citizen85.271589%85.271589%85.3%271,639,606272M0.585894%0.585894%0.6%1,866,4121.87M0.897101%0.897101%0.9%2,857,7902.86M6.271824%6.271824%6.3%19,979,40720.0M6.973592%6.973592%7.0%22,214,94722.2M

Continent of Birth#2

Percentage of the foreign-born population.1
Scope: population of the United States
United States
0%10%20%30%40%50%CountAmericasAsiaEuropeAfricaOceaniaOther53.451010%53.451010%53.5%22,553,00222.6M30.073005%30.073005%30.1%12,688,93812.7M11.331952%11.331952%11.3%4,781,3794.78M4.560516%4.560516%4.6%1,924,2541.92M0.583517%0.583517%0.6%246,208246k0.000000%0.000000%0.0%0

Continent of Birth#2

Percentage of the foreign-born population.1
Scope: population of the United States
United States
0%10%20%30%40%50%CountAmericasAsiaEuropeAfricaOceaniaOther53.451010%53.451010%53.5%22,553,00222.6M30.073005%30.073005%30.1%12,688,93812.7M11.331952%11.331952%11.3%4,781,3794.78M4.560516%4.560516%4.6%1,924,2541.92M0.583517%0.583517%0.6%246,208246k0.000000%0.000000%0.0%0

Country of Birth#3

Percentage of the foreign-born population.1
Scope: population of the United States
United States
Asia
Americas
0%5%10%15%20%25%CountMexicoIndiaChinaPhilippinesEl SalvadorVietnamCubaKoreaDominican RepublicGuatemala27.353424%27.353424%27.4%11,541,44411.5M5.253037%5.253037%5.3%2,216,4552.22M4.573513%4.573513%4.6%1,929,7381.93M4.532414%4.532414%4.5%1,912,3971.91M3.070268%3.070268%3.1%1,295,4621.30M3.066710%3.066710%3.1%1,293,9611.29M2.797908%2.797908%2.8%1,180,5431.18M2.515276%2.515276%2.5%1,061,2901.06M2.399159%2.399159%2.4%1,012,2961.01M2.140052%2.140052%2.1%902,969903k

Map of National Origin by State in the United States

United States National Origin by State#4

Born in the United States (excluding Puerto Rico and other US territories) as a percentage of the population (%):
71%77%82%87%93%98%

Europe National Origin by State#5

Born in Europe as a percentage of the population (%):
0.2%0.9%1.6%2.3%3.0%3.8%

Asia National Origin by State#6

Born in Asia as a percentage of the population (%):
0.5%3.3%6.0%8.7%11.4%14.2%

Africa National Origin by State#7

Born in Africa as a percentage of the population (%):
0.05%0.52%0.99%1.46%1.92%2.39%

Australia National Origin by State#8

Born in Australia or New Zealand as a percentage of the population (%):
0.00%0.36%0.71%1.06%1.41%1.76%

Americas National Origin by State#9

Born in the Americas other than the United States as a percentage of the population (%):
0.4%3.5%6.5%9.5%12.5%15.5%
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Map of National Origin by County in the United States

United States National Origin by County#10

Born in the United States (excluding Puerto Rico and other US territories) as a percentage of the population (%):
44%56%67%78%89%100%

Europe National Origin by County#11

Born in Europe as a percentage of the population (%):
0.0%1.5%3.1%4.6%6.2%7.8%

Asia National Origin by County#12

Born in Asia as a percentage of the population (%):
0%6%12%18%24%30%

Africa National Origin by County#13

Born in Africa as a percentage of the population (%):
0.0%1.8%3.5%5.3%7.1%8.9%

Australia National Origin by County#14

Born in Australia or New Zealand as a percentage of the population (%):
0.0%0.7%1.3%2.0%2.6%3.3%

Americas National Origin by County#15

Born in the Americas other than the United States as a percentage of the population (%):
0%10%19%29%39%49%
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National Origin by Place in the United States

There are 29,322 places in the United States. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 383,899.

Born in the USA by Place#16

Percentage of the total population that was born in the United States.1
Scope: population of the United States and selected places in the United States
US-Born1
Other
0%20%40%60%80%Count#DetroitMemphisLouisvilleAtlantaKansas CityClevelandBaltimoreIndianapolisColorado SpringsColorado SpgsOmahaWichitaTulsaVirginia BeachVirginia BchAlbuquerqueMilwaukeeColumbusJacksonvilleOklahoma CityMesaNashville-DavidsonRaleighUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesPortlandWashingtonSan AntonioMinneapolisPhiladelphiaTucsonDenverCharlotteFort WorthAustinSeattlePhoenixFresnoArlingtonLas VegasChicagoSacramentoDallasEl PasoLong BeachSan DiegoOaklandHoustonBostonSan FranciscoLos AngelesSan JoseNew YorkMiami93.714326%93.714326%93.7%640,484640k193.191504%93.191504%93.2%611,203611k292.348910%92.348910%92.3%564,781565k391.951409%91.951409%92.0%419,646420k491.744866%91.744866%91.7%432,822433k591.470970%91.470970%91.5%355,973356k691.228663%91.228663%91.2%566,530567k790.425122%90.425122%90.4%765,606766k889.271079%89.271079%89.3%400,612401k988.886682%88.886682%88.9%393,832394k1088.790386%88.790386%88.8%344,536345k1188.337759%88.337759%88.3%353,268353k1288.233018%88.233018%88.2%396,813397k1388.201861%88.201861%88.2%491,160491k1487.928114%87.928114%87.9%526,401526k1587.480855%87.480855%87.5%732,248732k1687.422836%87.422836%87.4%748,878749k1786.776610%86.776610%86.8%538,028538k1886.750089%86.750089%86.8%408,121408k1986.263904%86.263904%86.3%555,342555k2085.702633%85.702633%85.7%378,228378k2185.271589%85.271589%85.3%271,639,606272M84.838436%84.838436%84.8%526,498526k2284.133752%84.133752%84.1%554,449554k2383.707528%83.707528%83.7%1,204,8511.20M2483.517681%83.517681%83.5%337,971338k2583.278759%83.278759%83.3%1,299,0971.30M2683.038026%83.038026%83.0%438,097438k2782.814792%82.814792%82.8%549,313549k2882.742689%82.742689%82.7%669,251669k2981.223267%81.223267%81.2%662,725663k3080.094935%80.094935%80.1%727,085727k3179.803214%79.803214%79.8%533,763534k3278.982900%78.982900%79.0%1,228,4401.23M3378.451442%78.451442%78.5%403,089403k3478.110909%78.110909%78.1%299,867300k3577.299016%77.299016%77.3%474,071474k3677.261012%77.261012%77.3%2,096,8772.10M3776.260913%76.260913%76.3%369,507370k3874.762307%74.762307%74.8%955,786956k3973.234591%73.234591%73.2%496,573497k4072.521941%72.521941%72.5%340,703341k4171.497776%71.497776%71.5%982,960983k4271.176585%71.176585%71.2%293,276293k4369.829669%69.829669%69.8%1,564,5911.56M4468.774334%68.774334%68.8%452,727453k4562.838211%62.838211%62.8%534,302534k4661.035854%61.035854%61.0%2,391,9172.39M4759.678728%59.678728%59.7%602,375602k4859.151348%59.151348%59.2%5,005,3645.01M4939.687302%39.687302%39.7%171,696172k50

Continent of Birth by Place#17

Foreign born1 as a percentage of the total population.
Scope: population of the United States and selected places in the United States
Europe
Asia
Africa
Australia
Americas
Other
0%20%40%Count#MiamiSan JoseLos AngelesNew YorkSan FranciscoHoustonBostonOaklandSan DiegoLong BeachEl PasoDallasSacramentoLas VegasChicagoFresnoArlingtonPhoenixAustinSeattleFort WorthCharlotteDenverMinneapolisTucsonSan AntonioWashingtonPortlandUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesRaleighPhiladelphiaNashville-DavidsonOklahoma CityMesaColumbusTulsaAlbuquerqueWichitaOmahaJacksonvilleMilwaukeeVirginia BeachVirginia BchIndianapolisColorado SpringsColorado SpgsBaltimoreKansas CityAtlantaLouisvilleMemphisDetroitCleveland54.601939%1.850345%0.938001%0.209883%0.046230%57.646398%57.6%249,391249k124.141364%11.926334%1.979565%0.648627%0.160299%38.856189%38.9%392,200392k223.530700%11.148361%2.406407%0.614488%0.148844%37.848799%37.8%1,483,2461.48M319.238756%10.641540%5.502271%1.668620%0.128209%37.179396%37.2%3,146,1063.15M422.287429%7.241715%4.579422%0.516182%0.287081%34.911829%34.9%296,849297k520.288925%5.889363%1.598424%1.158672%0.067527%29.002911%29.0%649,834650k613.945607%7.053240%3.566573%2.959839%0.069727%27.594986%27.6%181,652182k712.697554%11.285797%1.583099%1.470488%0.218911%27.255849%27.3%112,305112k812.067032%11.166836%2.260382%0.845861%0.140456%26.480566%26.5%364,058364k916.178828%8.211702%1.136458%0.298429%0.222013%26.047429%26.0%122,369122k1022.460910%1.109345%0.596262%0.144825%0.051618%24.362960%24.4%165,195165k1119.196782%2.815400%1.487994%0.741220%0.028942%24.270337%24.3%310,280310k1210.389450%8.444885%1.719811%1.234805%0.617918%22.406869%22.4%108,568109k1313.944676%5.050098%1.572490%0.392307%0.079896%21.039467%21.0%129,034129k1411.542080%4.814929%3.568069%0.896678%0.038320%20.860076%20.9%566,146566k1512.047714%7.724885%0.668344%0.160566%0.056247%20.657757%20.7%106,141106k1611.002113%5.709835%2.753849%0.734829%0.070591%20.271217%20.3%77,82177.8k1714.454480%3.198240%1.345315%0.657162%0.103194%19.758391%19.8%307,307307k1811.114379%5.193114%1.182557%0.591774%0.078764%18.160588%18.2%164,858165k199.868595%3.075134%2.608063%2.182406%0.315019%18.049216%18.0%120,722121k2012.196144%3.124900%1.055115%0.774086%0.065692%17.215938%17.2%140,470140k218.109328%4.786767%1.710858%1.325365%0.085803%16.018120%16.0%129,560130k2210.216899%2.871840%1.358504%1.330764%0.077189%15.855197%15.9%105,168105k235.234883%4.919811%3.990412%1.097437%0.067462%15.310006%15.3%61,95562.0k2410.793691%2.592753%1.036798%0.657144%0.134196%15.214581%15.2%80,27080.3k2510.770983%2.355981%0.660225%0.390660%0.012436%14.190285%14.2%204,249204k266.408410%2.730008%2.531225%2.212868%0.155688%14.038200%14.0%92,51392.5k275.590173%3.897104%2.953807%0.900918%0.402360%13.744362%13.7%85,29685.3k287.079712%3.983241%1.500944%0.604051%0.077288%13.245236%13.2%42,193,78142.2M6.187943%3.989568%1.519285%1.385824%0.036028%13.118647%13.1%57,89657.9k295.152769%4.355686%2.214960%1.328578%0.019616%13.071609%13.1%203,909204k305.761210%3.765625%2.199385%0.761606%0.032310%12.520135%12.5%80,60180.6k317.872874%3.413627%0.512246%0.390474%0.027741%12.216962%12.2%75,74775.7k329.160687%1.488768%0.907417%0.347323%0.083961%11.988156%12.0%56,39956.4k334.433252%3.580244%2.683749%0.849065%0.027956%11.574265%11.6%96,88196.9k347.149680%2.466330%0.611394%0.323826%0.052512%10.603742%10.6%42,40542.4k357.018832%2.283522%0.848330%0.230938%0.018676%10.400299%10.4%57,91557.9k365.488966%3.771844%0.601753%0.434241%0.029894%10.326699%10.3%40,07140.1k375.767234%2.788034%1.012477%0.613219%0.021216%10.202179%10.2%45,20345.2k383.970741%3.865910%1.607255%0.447225%0.018211%9.909341%9.9%84,88584.9k395.783969%2.479822%0.894814%0.574438%0.006514%9.739557%9.7%58,30858.3k404.778168%2.306924%1.454196%0.491180%0.026460%9.056929%9.1%40,73240.7k414.850627%2.348365%1.086723%0.502909%0.038267%8.826892%8.8%74,73574.7k423.566502%2.106030%1.647432%0.389964%0.109413%7.819342%7.8%35,09035.1k433.423349%2.216264%1.093720%1.025121%0.052818%7.811272%7.8%48,50848.5k443.420332%2.101885%1.145905%0.586942%0.050661%7.305725%7.3%34,46634.5k452.706309%2.504722%1.154745%0.562691%0.069460%6.997927%7.0%31,93731.9k462.809640%2.160494%1.054167%0.845525%0.056739%6.926565%6.9%42,36142.4k473.426509%1.514964%0.779286%0.341080%0.012350%6.074190%6.1%39,83839.8k482.935724%1.831023%0.404862%0.313559%0.002634%5.487802%5.5%37,50637.5k492.135341%1.355723%0.996236%0.438631%0.003597%4.929529%4.9%19,18419.2k50

National Origin by Metro Area in the United States

There are 933 metro areas in the United States. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other and the United States. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 1,135,503.

Born in the USA by Metro Area#18

Percentage of the total population that was born in the United States.1
Scope: population of the United States and selected metro areas in the United States
US-Born1
Other
0%20%40%60%80%Count#Pittsburgh Metro AreaPittsburghBirmingham and Hoover Metro AreaBirminghamCincinnati Metro AreaCincinnatiSt. Louis Metro AreaSt. LouisLouisville and Jefferson County Metro AreaLouisvilleMemphis Metro AreaMemphis AreaIndianapolis, Carmel, and Anderson Metro AreaIndianapolisCleveland and Elyria Metro AreaClevelandKansas City Metro AreaKansas CityBuffalo, Cheektowaga, and Niagara Falls Metro AreaBuffalo AreaColumbus Metro AreaColumbus AreaNew Orleans and Metairie Metro AreaNew OrleansMilwaukee, Waukesha, and West Allis Metro AreaMilwaukeeNashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, and Franklin Metro AreaNashvilleVirginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro AreaVirginia BeachRichmond Metro AreaRichmond AreaOklahoma City Metro AreaOklahoma CityDetroit, Warren, and Dearborn Metro AreaDetroit AreaCharlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro AreaCharlotteMinneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington Metro AreaMinneapolisJacksonville Metro AreaJacksonvilleBaltimore, Columbia, and Towson Metro AreaBaltimorePhiladelphia, Camden, and Wilmington Metro AreaPhiladelphiaSalt Lake City Metro AreaSalt Lake CityRaleigh Metro AreaRaleigh AreaDenver, Aurora, and Lakewood Metro AreaDenver AreaPortland, Vancouver, and Hillsboro Metro AreaPortland AreaSan Antonio and New Braunfels Metro AreaSan AntonioUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesAtlanta, Sandy Springs, and Roswell Metro AreaAtlanta AreaProvidence and Warwick Metro AreaProvidencePhoenix, Mesa, and Scottsdale Metro AreaPhoenix AreaAustin and Round Rock Metro AreaAustin AreaTampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater Metro AreaTampa AreaHartford, West Hartford, and East Hartford Metro AreaHartford AreaChicago, Naperville, and Elgin Metro Area