Education

Settling In

March 27, 2002 1 min read

The chart shows the states where Mexican emigrants, ages 5-18, have taken up residence in the United States.

More than
100,000
10,000-
100,000
1,000-
10,000

Fewer than
1,000

California 480,239 Arizona 63,221 Utah 8,803 Rhode
Island
629
Texas 191,822 Illinois 41,869 Arkansas 8,338 Nebraska 565
Florida 38,331 New
Jersey
7,750 Wyoming 200
Nevada 31,386 Ohio 5,792

North
Carolina

26,407

Maryland 4,416
Washington 19,882 Georgia 3,946
Minnesota 18,174 Michigan 3,784
Oregon 13,483 Oklahoma 2,750
New Mexico 12,638 Mississippi 2,105
Iowa 12,549 Delaware 1,443
New York 12,241 Pennsyl-
vania
1,266
Kansas 11,957
Kentucky 10,567
Idaho 10,269

SOURCE: 2000 Current Population Survey

A version of this article appeared in the March 27, 2002 edition of Education Week as Settling In