Immigrants in the United States: List of Figures and Tables

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Figure 1. Immigrants in the United States, Number and Percent, 1900-2010

Figure 2. Total Immigrant Population, 2000-2010 (millions)

Figure 3. New Arrivals From the ACS Compared to Immigrant Unemployment Rate

Table 1. State Immigrant Population in 2010 by Year of Arrival

Table 2. Number and Growth of Immigrant Populations by State, 2010, 2000, and 1990

Table 3. Immigrants by Region and Year of Arrival

Table 4. Country by Year of Arrival in 2010

Table 5. Top 20 Immigrant-Sending Countries, 1990, 2000, 2010

Table 6. Impact of Immigration on U.S. Population Growth, 2000-2010

Table 7. Selected Characteristics of Immigrants and Natives

Figure 4. Percentage of Each Educational Category Comprised of Post-2000 Immigrants

Table 8. Immigrant and Native Labor Force Attachment

Table 9. Occupational Distribution of Immigrants and Natives

Table 10. Poverty and Near Poverty

Table 11. Share Without Health Insurance

Table 12. Use of Means-Tested Programs by Household Head’s Country of Birth

Table 13. Percent Self-Employed, 25 and Older

Table 14. Household Income and Overcrowding

Table 15. Home Ownership by Household Head Nativity

Table 16. Home Ownership by Country of Birth of Household Head

Table 17. Home Ownership by Country of Birth of Household Head

Table 18. Language Skills by Country

Table 19. Language Skills by Region

Table 20. Students from Immigrant and Native Households in Primary and Secondary Schools

Table 21. Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage by Length of Time in the United States

Table 22. Welfare Use, Home Ownership, and Income by Length of Time in the United States

Table 23. Ability to Speak English by Length of Time in the United States

Figure 5. Immigrants make significant progress the longer they reside in the U.S., but even established immigrants still lag well behind natives.

Figure 6. Hispanic immigrants make significant progress the longer they reside in the U.S., but even established Hispanic immigrants still lag well behind natives.

Table 24. Poverty and Income by Age

Figure 7. At almost every age immigrant income is lower than native income.

Table 25. Income by Age for 1980s & ‘90s Immigrants in 2010-11

Figure 8. Native-born Hispanics are significantly better off than immigrant Hispanics, but still lag well behind non-Hispanic natives, even by the third generation. (percent)

Figure 9. Hispanic earnings and income rise across generations, but still lag well behind those of non-Hispanic natives.

Table 26. Average Earnings and Share In or Near Poverty by Generation

Figure 10. After falling significantly in the 1990s, the share of Hispanics in or near poverty has not improved significantly since 2000, nor has the gap with non-Hispanics narrowed.

Table 27. Educational Attainment by Country and Region

Table 28. Socio-Economic Status by Education and Time in the United States

Table 29. Income and Size of Immigrant and Native Households by State

Table 30. Poverty and Near Poverty by State (thousands)

Table 31. Health Insurance Coverage by State (thousands)

Table 32. Immigrants and Their U.S.-born Children as a Share of Total Population, Poverty Population, and Uninsured Population

Table 33. Welfare Use and Tax Liability for Immigrant- and Native-Headed Households

Table 34. Educational Attainment for Adults 25 to 65

Table 35. Employment of Immigrants and Natives in Top Immigrant-Receiving States (thousands)

Table 36. Estimated Number of Illegal Aliens in the Current Population Survey, 2010-2011 (thousands)

Table 37. Poverty and Near-Poverty Among Illegal Immigrants

Table 38. Illegal Immigrant Insurance Coverage

Table 39. Welfare Use for Illegal Immigrant Households

Table 40. Illegal Immigrants and Their U.S.-Born Children as a Share of the School-Age Population (Ages 5-17)

Table 41. Average Income and Size of Illegal Immigrant Households

Table 42. Socio-Economic Status of Legal Immigrants (Adults)

Table A1. Foreign-Born Share by State, 2010, 2000, 1990

Table A2. Citizenship by State, 2010

Table A3. Public School Enrollment and Poverty for Students from Immigrant and Native Households,1990

Table A4. Language Characteristics of Public School Students by State and Nativity of Household Head

Table A5. Average Number of Public School Students, Immigrant and Native Households

Table A6. Housing Overcrowding by State and Nativity of Household Head