Children in Immigrant Families State by State Fact Sheets

By The Center for Social and Demographic Analysis, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

September 1, 2009

Summary

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.   

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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 

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