Immigration has remained at the core of US experience and certain US Counties and areas attract more migrants when compared with others. The US Census Bureau has revealed the yearly population estimations for the 3, 142 US Counties. It elaborates on the sum of population variance for these regions during the period July 1, 2016, and July 1, 2017.
The figures announced by the Census Bureau are also inclusive of the breakup of the components of the variance in the population. This takes into consideration the net overseas immigration from other nations arriving at the county. The numbers of individuals exiting the county for other nations is deducted from it.
The majority of the US counties and their equivalents that is out of the total 3, 142 overwhelming 2,446 had net positive overseas immigration. More numbers of immigrants arrived in these counties than departed, as quoted by the Business Insider.
Most of the US Counties with highest net migration in comparison with their population in 2016 were not at all surprising. Counties in affinity to large cities in South Florida, Northeast and alongside the border of Texas witnessed huge population growth owing to migration.
Below are the top 10 US Counties with 10,000+ populations and with the highest growth of population in per capita due to immigration:
|US County||Net overseas immigration||Immigration per 1K|
|1.||Miami Dade County FL||52, 501||19.2|
|2.||Jefferson County, IA||340||18.7|
|3.||Hudson County, NJ||11, 383||16.6|
|4.||Osceola County, FL||5, 453||16.1|
|5.||Alexandria City, VA||2, 412||15.3|
|6.||Suffolk County||10, 973||13.9|
|7.||Bronx County, NY||19, 568||13.3|
|8.||Queens County, NY||29, 248||12.4|
|9.||New York County, NY||18, 650||11.2|
|10.||Fairfax City, VA||263||11.0|
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