Report

Immigrant children comprise one of the fastest growing segments of the U. S. child population ages 0-17. This report is a series of 50 state-specific papers providing information about the demographic status of these families including parental residency, citizenship, language, education, employment, and housing.  The results presented here are combined from the American Community Survey for 2005, 2006, and 2007 and compare immigrant status with native born citizens in the United States.   

September 1, 2009

Children in Immigrant Families Fact Sheet Series

In This Report, You’ll Learn

  1. 1

    The importance of reducing language and literacy barriers for children in immigrant families.

  2. 2

    The distribution of immigrant families across the United States at the time of this report.

  3. 3

    The demographic breakdown of immigrant families in each state.

  4. 4

    A comparison of immigrant families and native born families in the United States

Key Takeaway

In most states, more immigrant children than native born children have two parents in the home.

In most states, more immigrant children than native born children have two parents in the home. From the KIds Count Data Center 

Findings & Stats

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