Which country has the largest immigrant population in New York City? The Dominican Republic is the #1 source of foreign-born New York City residents today. The number of New Yorkers originally born in the Dominican Republic has ballooned to 453,176, representing 13.7% of all foreign-born locals.
Where do most immigrants come from in New York? New York was home to 2.3 million women, 2 million men, and 206,980 children who were immigrants. The top countries of origin for immigrants were the Dominican Republic (11 percent of immigrants), China (9 percent), Mexico (5 percent), Jamaica (5 percent), and India (4 percent).
What is the racial breakdown of NYC?
|White alone, percent|| 41.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent(a)|| 23.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)|| 0.4%|
|Asian alone, percent(a)|| 14.3%|
What is the largest ethnic group in New York City? According to the 2012-2016 ACS, New York City’s population was 32% White, 29% Hispanic, 22% Black, and 14% Asian/PI, and the NYC Population by Race and Ethnicity map below shows how these groups are distributed by residence.