Foreign Born

Percentage of the Total Population Who Are Foreign Born

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, San Francisco, California, and the United States | 2015

Foreign Born Share of Employed Residents
Over Age 16, by Occupational Category
Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, 2015
Ages 25-44
All Women Men Both
Computer & Mathematical 62.8% 75.9% 64.8% 67.2%
Architectural & Engineering 60.5% 77.4% 62.0% 65.5%
Natural Sciences 49.1% 38.1% 54.6% 46.9%
Medical & Health Services 46.7% 43.2% 45.2% 43.7%
Financial Services 46.9% 60.7% 29.8% 49.1%
Other Occupations 42.1% 41.6% 46.8% 44.5%
Total 45.6% 46.1% 50.9% 48.8%

Data Source:

U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey

Analysis:

Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Data for the Percentage of the Total Population Who Area Foreign Born are from the United States Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey, 1-year Estimates. Silicon Valley includes Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Data for the Foreign Born Share of Employed Residents Over Age 16, by Occupational Category are from the United States Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey Public Use Microdata, and include Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Foreign born residents do not include those who were Born Abroad of American Parent(s). Estimates for the foreign born share include employed residents over age 16 only.

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