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ACS – Foreign-Born Persons

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Data Source:US Census Bureau, Natural Resources Research Institute
Update Fequency:Annually
Date Acquired:9/9/2023
Data Available:Yes
Metadata Available:Yes

This data layer displays the percentage of foreign-born non-citizens by Census Tract. This dataset does not include U.S. citizens who were born aboard or foreign-born persons who have obtained U.S. citizenship. It was developed by the Metropolitan Council and the Natural Resources Research Institute using data from the American Community Survey's (ACS) five-year summary for 2017 to 2021. The ACS is conducted on an annual basis by the US Census Bureau, and provides more timely data than the Census for identifying trends in a community. ACS data provides survey-collected demographic, social, economic, commuting, and housing statistics, which can be useful for project planning.

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