* Numbers are for new naturalized citizens, not total naturalized citizens.
Years Available: 2002–2018
Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/7139
General Notes: *National total includes Puerto Rico, which is not listed separately. Median calculated assuming that suppressed values have a value of 2, which is not true in all cases. **Naturalized citizens are defined as foreign nationals who have become citizens of the United States after fulfilling requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act. A # symbol indicates the following: Data values of 1 or 2 suppressed to protect privacy. A number range cannot be given for suppressed data, because some higher values are suppressed to prevent the inference of values of 1 or 2, to protect privacy. A ^ symbol indicates the following: Value includes Mexico due to an inability to separate suppressed values from the total. Regional totals do not match the sum of metro areas since many persons obtaining legal permanent status are not located in Core-Based Statistical Areas. Other North America includes North America includes Canada, Greenland, Mexico, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba,The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands.