Number of Foreign-Born Citizens in Every State

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45. Wyoming
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 3.55% (total of 20,719 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 2.20% (total of 12,807 people)
> State’s total population: 583,200
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Mexico (41.60%), Philippines (6.23%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 247
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 444 (or 76 per 100,000 people)

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44. Maine
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 3.58% (total of 47,556 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 1.58% (total of 20,960 people)
> State’s total population: 1,330,158
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Canada (21.36%), China (5.83%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 1,039
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 1,594 (or 120 per 100,000 people)

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43. North Dakota
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 3.58% (total of 26,715 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 2.19% (total of 16,295 people)
> State’s total population: 745,475
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Canada (10.32%), Mexico (9.37%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 607
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 1,471 (or 197 per 100,000 people)

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42. Kentucky
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 3.63% (total of 160,702 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 2.25% (total of 99,437 people)
> State’s total population: 4,424,376
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Mexico (20.14%), Caribbean (7.98%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 3,445
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 7,537 (or 170 per 100,000 people)

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41. Missouri
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 4.00% (total of 242,835 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 2.16% (total of 131,041 people)
> State’s total population: 6,075,300
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Mexico (18.02%), India (7.81%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 5,109
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 7,707 (or 127 per 100,000 people)