Number of Foreign-Born Citizens in Every State

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15. Virginia
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 12.13% (total of 1,014,966 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 5.94% (total of 496,678 people)
> State’s total population: 8,365,952
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: El Salvador (10.06%), India (8.02%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 21,930
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 29,466 (or 352 per 100,000 people)

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14. Arizona
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 13.39% (total of 911,810 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 7.88% (total of 536,708 people)
> State’s total population: 6,809,946
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Mexico (55.99%), Canada (4.74%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 12,462
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 19,344 (or 284 per 100,000 people)

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13. Rhode Island
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 13.65% (total of 144,210 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 6.38% (total of 67,344 people)
> State’s total population: 1,056,138
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Caribbean (21.43%), Dominican Republic (17.55%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 3,415
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 4,102 (or 388 per 100,000 people)

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12. Washington
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 13.76% (total of 986,515 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 7.28% (total of 521,887 people)
> State’s total population: 7,169,967
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Mexico (24.06%), China (8.31%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 16,030
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 27,363 (or 382 per 100,000 people)

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11. Illinois
> Share of foreign-born citizens: 14.01% (total of 1,800,858 people)
> Share of foreign-born non-citizens: 7.11% (total of 913,882 people)
> State’s total population: 12,854,526
> Origin of largest immigrant groups: Mexico (37.02%), India (8.47%)
> No. of naturalized citizens in 2017: 24,933
> No. of green cards granted in 2017: 40,530 (or 315 per 100,000 people)