Demographics
Arrivals

*Data source: Refugee Processing Center: Admissions and Arrivals, excludes Special Immigrant Visa holders (SIV) from Afghanistan and Iraq.

**Figures do not include asylum seekers.

***Immigrants comprise 13.4% of total population in AZ.

Diversity Contributions
Top Newcomer Languages
  • Swahili
  • Arabic
  • Somali
  • Burmese
69.6%
Speak Host Country's Language
Economic Contributions
$4.7B
Total Immigrant Federal Taxes paid
$2.4B
Total Immigrant State & Local Taxes paid
$28.2B
Immigrant Household Income
$21.1B
Total Immigrant Spending Power
Top 3 Fields of Labor*

Crop Production

57.6%%

Landscaping Services

54.3%%

Private Households

47.3%%

*Top % share of the immigrant labor force in Arizona. Data source: American Immigration Council: Immigrants in Arizona

71,039
Total # Immigrant Entrepreneurs
$187M
Total income generated by immigrant owned AZ businesses
Socio-Familial Stability
Unaccompanied Children Released to Sponsors by the State
# of Immigrant (refugee & asylee) Family Reunifications

*Data not available.

Community & Educational Contributions
Immigrant Educational Attainment
  • 32.7%
    Less than High School
  • 44.6%
    High School & Some College
  • 12.7%
    Bachelor's Degree
  • 9.9%
    Graduate Degree
41.6%
Naturalized Citizens

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