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

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, 2019

Ages 25-44
AllWomenMenBoth
Tech Occupations64%70%62%64%
Computer & Mathematical65%71%63%65%
Architectural & Engineering61%66%59%61%
Natural Sciences50%50%50%50%
Medical & Health Services51%52%51%51%
Financial Services45%53%35%45%
Other Occupations43%43%44%43%
Total48%47%48%48%

Data Source:

United States 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, 2019 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, 2019 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. Tech includes Computer & Mathematical, Architectural & Engineering occupations.

*Tech Occupations include Computer & Mathematical, and Architectural & Engineering

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