E.g., 11/21/2017
E.g., 11/21/2017

U.S. Immigration Trends

U.S. Immigration Trends

From its inception, the United States has been a country of immigrants. These interactive charts help track changing immigration patterns and characteristics of the immigrant population through time. By placing immigration to the United States in its broader historic context, the characteristics of today's migration flows and the immigrant communities they establish can be better understood.

Click on the bullet points below to navigate for more information:

Immigration Over Time

Annual Legal Immigration

New U.S. Citizens


Immigrants Residing in the United States

Unauthorized Immigrants

Immigrants' Countries and Regions of Birth

 - By State and County

 - By Metropolitan Area

Diaspora Groups

Children Under 18 in Immigrant Families

Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Force

Limited English Proficient (LEP)

Immigrants' Age and Sex Distribution