Percent of Workers that are Foreign-Born


Percent of employed people age 16 and over who are foreign-born.


Percentages are calculated by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, using the U.S. Census Bureau Foreign-Born Population Data Tables. The Census Bureau’s estimates are based on the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

Methodological Notes: 

“Workers” includes people in the civilian non-institutionalized population who are employed full-time or part-time. “Foreign-born” includes both non-citizens and naturalized citizens.