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The Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 1980-2010

Ten most common places of birth for years 1980, 1990, 2000, 2010

2010
rank
Place of birthNumber2000
rank
Place of birthNumber1990
rank
Place of birthNumber1980
rank
Place of birthNumber
1Mexico11,711,1031Mexico7,841,0001Mexico4,298,0001Mexico2,199,000
2China2,166,5262China1,391,0002Philippines912,0002Germany849,000
3India1,780,3223Philippines1,222,0003Canada744,0003Canada842,000
4Philippines1,777,5884India1,007,0004Cuba736,0004Italy831,000
5Vietnam1,240,5425Cuba952,0005Germany711,0005United Kingdom669,000
6El Salvador1,214,0496Vietnam863,0006United Kingdom640,0006Cuba607,000
7Cuba1,104,6797El Salvador765,0007Italy580,0007Philippines501,000
8Korea1,100,4228Korea701,0008Korea568,0008Poland418,000
9Dominican Republic879,1879Dominican Republic692,0009Vietnam543,0009Soviet Union406,000
10Guatemala830,82410Canada678,00010China529,00010Korea289,000
Source: Profile of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau, 2001; 2010 American Community Survey

 

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