Number of Foreign-Born Citizens in Every State

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40. Louisiana
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 4.15% (total of 193,655 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 2.45% (total of 114,487 people)
> State’s total population: 4,663,461
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Mexico (16.95%), Honduras (14.84%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 2,160
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 4,688 (or 101 per 100,000 people)

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39. Ohio
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 4.33% (total of 502,335 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 2.14% (total of 247,920 people)
> State’s total population: 11,609,756
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: India (11.15%), Mexico (9.04%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 12,427
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 16,894 (or 146 per 100,000 people)

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38. Vermont
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 4.52% (total of 28,213 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 2.04% (total of 12,712 people)
> State’s total population: 624,636
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Canada (17.79%), China (6.47%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 760
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 787 (or 126 per 100,000 people)

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37. Arkansas
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 4.74% (total of 141,079 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 3.24% (total of 96,397 people)
> State’s total population: 2,977,944
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Mexico (43.48%), El Salvador (8.37%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 1,328
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 3,071 (or 103 per 100,000 people)

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36. South Carolina
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 4.86% (total of 237,789 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 2.90% (total of 141,907 people)
> State’s total population: 4,893,444
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Mexico (29.33%), India (5.13%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 5,033
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 5,027 (or 103 per 100,000 people)