Dominican Populations in the United States (2000)

1. New York…638,578
2. New Jersey…134,421
3. Florida…109,705
4. Massachusetts…75,986
5. Rhode Island…26,254
6. Pennsylvania…19,556
7. Connecticut…15,261
8. California…12,118
9. Texas…8,986
10. Maryland…8,947
11. Illinois…7,200
12. Virginia…6,145
13. Georgia…5,983
14. North Carolina…5,889
15. Ohio…3,755
16. Michigan…3,591
17. Washington DC…2,153
18. Louisiana…1,946
19. Nevada…1,692
20. Arizona…1,579
21. Indiana…1,455
22. Colorado…1,432
23. New Hampshire…1,432
24. Tennessee…1,410
25. Alabama…1,280
26. Washington…1,268
27. Alaska…1,206
28. Delaware…1,113
29. Kentucky…1,105
30. South Carolina…1,102
31. Minnesota…1,024
32. Oklahoma…877
33. Missouri…847
34. New Mexico…781
35. Wisconsin…676
36. Utah…667
37. Oregon…647
38. Mississippi…515
39. Hawaii…453
40. Maine…438
41. Arkansas…407
42. Kansas…280
43. Iowa…274
44. Idaho…221
45. Nebraska…197
46. West Virginia…109
47. Montana…92
48. Vermont…84
49. South Dakota…5
50. North Dakota…0
51. Wyoming…0

Total: 1,111,142

==========Extra Information==========

I. On average, the U.S. admits 20,000 permanent Dominican immigrants on a yearly basis.

II. An average of 200,000 temporary Dominican migrants (ie. tourists/students/etc) are admitted on a yearly basis.

III. Roughly, 109,000 of Dominican immigrants are undocumented (13 to 15% of the Dominican population) -one of the lowest rates among the Hispanic migrant population-.

IV. 82% of Dominicans under 15 years old were born in the United States vs. 80% of Dominicans 15 to 64 years old were born in the Dominican Republic.

V. Approximately 64% (710,921) of Dominicans were born outside the United States, and of those roughly 4% were born outside the Dominican Republic.

VI. 79% of Dominicans live in three states: New York, New Jersey, and Florida.

VII. The Dominican population was projected to be 1.6 million in 2010.

VIII. The U.S. government considers a person to be Dominican if:






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