Census and ACS Data

Additional data on the foreign-born population and international migration (including 2003 Population Estimates, 2002 American Community Survey, and the 1990 and 2000 decennial censuses) can be found using American FactFinder.

1990 and 1980 data on place of birth and nativity are included in "Selected Place of Birth and Migration Statistics," CPH-L-121. You may order this on paper or diskette by calling (301) 763-2422.  2000 data are not yet available.

There is also a table showing Percent of Population Born in State of Residence from the 1990 census. (6k)

1990 Census: We the American...Foreign Born [PDF 157k]

1990 Foreign Born Data:
Tables [PDF 9.34Mb]
Technical Documentation [PDF 7.44Mb]
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