How Many People Living In the United States Were Born In Other Countries?

About 26 million of the 273 million people living in the United States in 1999 were born somewhere else.

Half were born in Latin America, including Mexico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and El Salvador.

A fourth were born in Asia, including the Philippines, China, Vietnam, and India. A fifth were born in Europe.

how many people living in the united states were born in other countries

Half of all foreign born people in the United States live in these five metropolitan areas: Los Angeles, New York, Miami, San Francisco, and Chicago.

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