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Children in immigrant families who are U.S. citizens in United States

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Children under age 18 in immigrant families who are U.S. citizens. Children in immigrant families are themselves foreign-born or reside with at least one foreign-born parent. Children are U.S. citizens if born in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or the Northern Marianas, born abroad of American parents or by naturalization.

Data Source

PRB analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey.


S – Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.

N.A. – Data not available.

Data are provided for the 50 most populous cities according to the most recent Census counts.  Cities for which data is collected may change over time.

A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at
Children in immigrant families who are U.S. citizens .

Last Updated

January 2024