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Citizenship and Immigration Statistics: US: Overview

Provides a guide to obtaining statistics on citizenship and immigration for the US.

US Citizenship and Immigration Statistics

The collection of statistics on immigration and citizenship in the United States are the responsibility of both the United States Census Bureau and the Department of Homeland Security. In this guide, you will learn more about the statistics collected and how to analyze them in Data Planet Statistical Datasets.

Accessing and Viewing Statistics in the Data Planet Repository

Datasets in the Data Planet statistical repository can be accessed via two complementary interfaces: Statistical Datasets, which offers powerful functionality for comparing and contrasting multiple indicators, and Statistical Ready Reference, designed for quick searching for data points. Both offer multiple export options and display infographics complete with statistical abstracts and citations that can be used in your own work products and papers.

For more information on these two interfaces, please visit Data Planet Statistical Datasets and Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference search guides.

Browsing Datasets in Data Planet Statistical Datasets

To explore datasets on immigration in Data Planet Statistical Datasets, log into the repository and review the Indicator column on the left-hand side of the interface.

Datasets and indicators may be browsed by broad subject category and by source. Below the arrows indicate some promising areas to explore: the Population and Income datasets and the Census Bureau and Department of Homeland Security datasets.


For a full listing of the datasets and data sources available in Data Planet, see Data Planet Datasets and Sources. For information on how datasets are selected for inclusion in Data Planet, please see the Data Planet Coverage Policy.

US Naturalized Citizens by State of Residence



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