What percentage of the US population is an immigrant? In 2019, immigrants comprised 13.7 percent of the total U.S. population, a figure that remains short of the record high of 14.8 percent in 1890. The foreign-born population remained largely flat between 2018 and 2019, with an increase of 204,000 people, or growth of less than 0.5 percent.
What nationality are the most immigrants to the US?
- China — 41,483.
- Dominican Republic — 30,005.
- Vietnam — 29,995.
- Philippines — 25,491.
- El Salvador — 17,907.
- Brazil — 16,746.
- Cuba — 16,367.
- South Korea — 16,244.
What is the percentage of immigrants in the US 2020? How many U.S. residents are of immigrant origin? Immigrants and their U.S.-born children number approximately 85.7 million people, or 26 percent of the U.S. population, according to the 2020 Current Population Survey (CPS), a slight decline from 2019.
How many immigrated to the US each year? Who is arriving today? More than 1 million immigrants arrive in the U.S. each year. In 2018, the top country of origin for new immigrants coming into the U.S. was China, with 149,000 people, followed by India (129,000), Mexico (120,000) and the Philippines (46,000).