Here’s how many people in each state were born outside the US?

Here's how many people in each state were born outside the US
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Recently released Census data shows the share of each state’s population that was born outside the US.

High: California and New York had the largest percentages of foreign-born residents

Low: West Virginia, Mississippi, and Montana had the lowest.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau / INSIDER