Have you ever wondered which are the U.S cities with the most immigrants living there? When studied, almost all cities had a valuable percentage of its population belonging to the immigration community, people that aren’t born in States. Below, you can find the top 7 cities where immigrants take a significant place in the overall number of population.
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area
Immigrant Population: 1,995,000
Percentage this population covers: 37.00%
This city is often described as the Latin America gateway. Miami comes in the first place on this list and it’s famous for its large Cuban population. Nearly 60% percent of the population speaks Spanish as their first language.
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metro Area
Immigrant Population: 4,400,068
Percent of Population: 34.30%
LA is one of the classic immigration cities in the United States. It’s home of more than 4 million immigrants, most of them being Latin American
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metro Area
Immigrant Population: 1,300,000
Percent of Population: 30.00%
Even though with strict immigration policies, San Francisco is also known for its tolerant attitude against immigrants. It is expected the number of immigrant in this city to be further increased in the next few years.
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ
Immigrant Population: 5,320,000
Percent of Population: 28.00%
New York is the most famous city for immigrants across the globe. It’s known for its cultural diversity and tolerant population. You can find almost everything in the city that never sleeps. The statue of Liberty is the one that best symbolizes the immigration orientation this city has.
Immigrant Population: 1,700,949
Percent of Population: 17.70%
Chicago began growing as an immigrant city in the 1880s. Most of the immigrants were from Germany, and Eastern Europeans countries. Today, the city has become home to people originally from Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Asia.