- FIND A JOB
- START A BUSINESS
- GET EDUCATION AND JOB TRAINING
- ACCESS LEGAL ADVICE
- LOCATE RESOURCES
- JOIN THE IMMIGRANT PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM
- ACCESS CITY SERVICES
You may wish to view our presentations on immigration and demographics in the Philadelphia region.
These nonpartisan sources can provide reliable information for your story or research:
U.S. Census Bureau
Use the census.gov “American Fact Finder” tool to extract raw demographic data from the Census (conducted every 10 years; includes the entire U.S. population) and American Community Survey (conducted yearly on a sample of the U.S. population). You can download data easily as an Excel document. This how-to sheet will walk you through a sample query.
Note: Census data uses the term “foreign-born” to describe immigrants. While Census data sometimes distinguishes between U.S. citizens and non-citizens, the Census does not collect additional data on immigration status.
Migration Policy Institute
Draws on Census data to provide maps, summaries and a more user-friendly overview of demographic information, including at the national and state level.
Pew Hispanic Center
Provides interactive maps, profiles of U.S. Hispanic groups by country of origin, and publications that focus on state- and county-specific growth and settlement patterns of the U.S. Hispanic population, both native- and foreign-born.