Unauthorized Immigrant Population Profiles

Source: Migration Policy Institute, 2015

Learn about the estimated 11.4 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States. Where do they live? When did they arrive in the United States, and from which origin countries? What are their levels of education, top industries of employment, incomes, parental and marital status, health care coverage, and more? And how many are potentially eligible for relief from deportation via deferred action? This unique data tool provides detailed sociodemographic profiles for the U.S., 41 states and D.C., and 94 counties with the largest unauthorized populations.

To access detailed data profiles for the 94 counties in the United States with the largest unauthorized populations, click on the state of interest below to display individual profiles. For topline estimates of the total unauthorized population and numbers potentially eligible for deferred action, download the spreadsheets at right.