WEB EXTRA: Top 10 States in New Citizen Voters

Created: 10/09/2012 7:19 AM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

The top 10 states where people who naturalized as American citizens since 2000 represent a sizable percentage of the voting-age citizen population, as well their estimated raw numbers, according to census data analyzed by the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration at the University of Southern California.
    
State     Pct.      Number
    
Calif.     8.6        1,998,990
    
N.Y        7.0        922,222
    
N.J        7.0        410,659
    
Fla        .6.0        789,292
    
Nev.      5.1         89,730
    
Mass.     5.0        236,419
    
Ill.           4.3        378,001
    
Hawaii    4.3         41,250
    
Md.          4.2        169,621
    
R.I.           4.0        30,318
    
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Source: Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration at the University of Southern California.

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