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Table 2.I.I

New York City (NYC)
Foreign-Born Population - By Country of Birth
2012 Estimates*

 
     
  Country of Birth
Total
NYC
Bronx
Brooklyn
(Kings)
Manhattan
(New York)
Queens
Staten
Island
(Richmond)
 
 
Total
Foreign-Born Population
3,136,592
488,956
987,951
467,833
1,087,607
104,245
 
  Europe
471,870
30,406
193,076
85,306
127,932
35,150
 
  Northern Europe
50,789
5,806
11,605
20,843
11,532
1,003
 
  -United Kingdom
32,725
2,753
8,177
16,408
4,664
723
 
  -Ireland
14,847
2,927
1,989
3,928
5,777
226
 
  -Other Northern Europe
5,765
126
1,439
3,055
1,091
54
 
  Western Europe
47,646
2,785
10,720
24,048
8,897
1,196
 
  -France
18,361
704
3,843
10,745
2,926
143
 
  -Germany
16,955
1,433
2,874
7,648
4,109
891
 
  -Other Western Europe
12,330
648
4,003
5,655
1,862
162
 
  Southern Europe
85,794
6,670
21,326
15,303
32,407
10,088
 
  -Italy
49,701
4,568
16,295
7,370
14,294
7,174
 
  -Portugal
2,290
145
372
883
712
178
 
  -Other Southern Europe
33,803
1,957
4,659
7,050
17,401
2,736
 
  Eastern Europe
286,168
15,115
148,817
25,033
74,703
22,500
 
  -Poland
48,189
553
19,654
4,495
20,154
3,333
 
  -Russia
64,909
1,306
40,145
6,747
13,090
3,621
 
  -Other Eastern Europe
173,070
13,256
89,018
13,791
41,459
15,546
 
  Europe n.e.c
1,110
30
608
79
393
0
 
  Asia
872,089
37,560
256,739
139,393
405,788
32,609
 
  Eastern Asia
443,912
7,149
141,647
87,719
197,417
9,980
 
  -China
353,414
4,074
134,426
61,627
145,073
8,214
 
  -Japan
21,817
681
2,794
12,304
5,972
66
 
  -Korea
68,681
2,394
4,427
13,788
46,372
1,700
 
  -Other Eastern Asia
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
  South Central Asia
244,266
18,508
55,801
19,766
139,204
10,987
 
  -India
78,214
4,026
8,010
11,725
49,539
4,914
 
  -Iran
5,538
357
1,531
1,605
1,862
183
 
  -Other South Central Asia
160,514
14,125
46,260
6,436
87,803
5,890
 
  South Eastern Asia
100,135
7,212
16,014
18,416
51,742
6,751
 
  -Philippines
55,581
3,924
5,837
9,033
31,978
4,809
 
  -Vietnam
14,830
2,013
4,447
2,492
4,262
1,616
 
  -Other South Eastern Asia
29,724
1,275
5,730
6,891
15,502
326
 
  Western Asia
81,391
4,691
42,199
13,041
16,612
4,848
 
  -Israel
23,381
243
12,422
5,034
4,803
879
 
  -Lebanon
5,358
449
1,786
1,293
1,434
396
 
  -Other Western Asia
52,652
3,999
27,991
6,714
10,375
3,573
 
  Asia, n.e.c
2,385
0
1,078
451
813
43
 
  Africa
132,392
54,444
27,946
20,345
22,565
7,092
 
  Eastern Africa
8,906
1,407
1,616
2,766
3,058
59
 
  Northern Africa
26,904
824
9,903
4,025
9,053
3,099
 
  Western Africa
79,818
45,091
13,019
9,435
8,606
3,667
 
  Middle and Southern Africa
7,571
2,158
1,872
2,812
729
0
 
  Africa n.e.c
9,193
4,964
1,536
1,307
1,119
267
 
 

Oceania

13,492
257
2,075
10,014
1,075
71
 
  Australia & New Zealand Subregion
12,049
212
1,988
8,744
1,034
71
 
  Ocenia, n.e.c
1,443
45
87
1,270
41
0
 
 

Americas

1,646,749
366,289
508,115
212,775
530,247
29,323
 
  Latin America
1,626,730
365,564
502,437
202,841
526,854
29,034
 
  Caribbean
890,938
254,474
312,828
136,445
178,573
8,618
 
  -Cuba
15,049
2,425
2,566
4,365
5,493
200
 
  -Jamaica
181,481
51,339
70,748
5,700
51,774
1,920
 
  -Other Caribbean
694,408
200,710
239,514
126,380
121,306
6,498
 
  Central America
315,050
69,365
102,125
28,828
101,885
12,847
 
  -Mexico
186,495
42,921
56,399
18,648
57,774
10,753
 
  -El Salvador
36,354
5,024
6,558
3,708
20,127
937
 
  -Other Central America
92,201
21,420
39,168
6,472
23,984
1,157
 
  South America
420,742
41,725
87,484
37,568
246,396
7,569
 
  -Brazil
15,985
373
1,833
7,489
5,549
741
 
  -Colombia
72,336
3,249
6,076
5,254
55,693
2,064
 
  -Other South America
332,421
38,103
79,575
24,825
185,154
4,764
 
  Northern America
20,019
725
5,678
9,934
3,393
289
 
  -Canada
19,844
725
5,647
9,880
3,303
289
 
  -Other
Northern America
175
0
31
54
90
0
 
     
  *Latest annual estimates available  
     
 

View Additional Population Data for NYC:
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Native & Foreign Born Population
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Source:
U.S. Census - American Community Survey (Table C05006)
 

 

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