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U.S. States with the Most Foreign-Born Residents

Try to name the 10 U.S. states with the highest percentage of foreign-born residents.
2012-16 estimates. 2012-2016 estimates. U.S. Census Bureau
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Last updated: November 1, 2018
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First submittedFebruary 26, 2017
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Average score80.0%
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State
27.0
California
22.6
New York
21.8
New Jersey
19.9
Florida
19.3
Nevada
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State
17.9
Hawaii
16.7
Texas
15.8
Massachusetts
14.7
Maryland
14.0
Connecticut
12 Comments
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Level 44
Mar 14, 2017
Nice quiz, needs more time though.
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Level 66
May 22, 2017
If it had much more time, you could get all the answers just by typing every state.
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Level 82
May 22, 2017
I typed in Mass but I guess I spelled it wrong.
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Level 67
May 22, 2017
https://www.indexmundi.com/facts/united-states/quick-facts/all-states/foreign-born-population-percent#chart
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Level 46
May 22, 2017
Illinois surprises me
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Level 82
Jul 16, 2018
I was only surprised by the omission of New Mexico and Arizona. The rest of these make sense being centered around New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington, Las Vegas, Miami... and of course Texas and Hawaii.
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Level 66
May 22, 2017
So, States with big cities (with the exception of Hawaii)?
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Level 73
May 23, 2017
Got it with 0:01 left
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Level 71
May 23, 2017
Same! I just managed to get Maryland last second because I was thinking about DC.
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Level 48
Jul 15, 2018
When you accidentally think you need to type countries...
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Level 94
Nov 2, 2018
This quiz is in the list of quizzes for points but, when you've done it, it states it is not eligible for points - even after I've done the quiz, it still shows up in the list as '0' points and my best as '0%'...
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Level 80
Nov 13, 2018
Yeah, same here-- no points! What's the point?