Foreign Born Share of Employed Residents
Over Age 16, by Occupational Category

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, 2017

Ages 25-44
AllWomenMenBoth
Computer & Mathematical64.9%77.7%68.3%70.5%
Architectural & Engineering60.7%65.1%62.4%63.1%
Natural Sciences48.3%46.8%58.8%52.7%
Medical & Health Services43.2%37.0%40.0%37.8%
Financial Services45.1%66.1%31.5%48.4%
Other Occupations43.7%45.4%46.0%45.8%
Total47.1%48.8%51.3%50.2%

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, 2017 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, 2017 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 who are at work only.

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