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State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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Alabama 6% 3% 91% 178
Alaska 5% 7% 88% 141
Arizona 16% 12% 73% 284
Arkansas 2% 2% 96% 113
California 29% 18% 53% 1,577
Colorado 12% 11% 77% 208
Connecticut 10% 13% 77% 191
Delaware 10% 7% 82% 139
District of Columbia 15% 6% 79% 114
Florida 17% 15% 68% 921
Georgia 7% 6% 87% 357
Hawaii 18% 14% 68% 154
Idaho 5% 3% 91% 150
Illinois 9% 11% 79% 588
Indiana 3% 4% 92% 281
Iowa 6% 3% 91% 147
Kansas 6% 7% 87% 138
Kentucky 4% 1% 95% 172
Louisiana 2% 6% 92% 167
Maine 3% 12% 84% 166
Maryland 10% 7% 83% 278
Massachusetts 12% 17% 71% 363
Michigan 4% 8% 89% 445
Minnesota 7% 5% 88% 261
Missouri 5% 4% 90% 263
Montana 1% 6% 93% 136
Nebraska 9% 1% 90% 131
Nevada 17% 12% 71% 161
New Hampshire 4% 13% 83% 166
New Jersey 21% 14% 65% 412
New Mexico 13% 7% 80% 113
New York 21% 14% 65% 915
North Carolina 8% 4% 88% 386
North Dakota 5% 5% 89% 158
Ohio 4% 8% 88% 520
Oklahoma 7% 1% 91% 162
Oregon 5% 9% 86% 185
Pennsylvania 4% 7% 89% 580
Rhode Island 9% 19% 72% 154
South Carolina 3% 2% 94% 177
South Dakota 3% 2% 95% 139
Tennessee 7% 4% 89% 227
Texas 19% 14% 67% 936
Utah 9% 8% 83% 119
Vermont 4% 19% 77% 160
Virginia 11% 10% 79% 345
Washington 7% 11% 82% 307
West Virginia < 1% 6% 93% 122
Wisconsin 4% 8% 88% 262
Wyoming 2% 10% 88% 123

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