Twelve Percent of Coloradans Born in Another Country

 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, as analyzed by the Migration Policy Institute, by 2013, Colorado had a population of more than 4 million (ages 16 and over).  Of those, 12 percent were born in another country.

The foreign-born in Colorado come from other parts of the world as follows:

·         Africa, 25,000, or 5%

·         Asia, 97,000, or 21%

·         Europe, 68,000, or 15%

·         Latin America, 257,000, or 55%

·         Northern America, 14,000, or 3%

·         Oceania, 3,000 or 1%

The category “Latin America” includes South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.  Northern America includes Canada, Bermuda, Greenland, and St.  Pierre and Miquelon.

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