Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Korean Immigrants in the United States


Members of Los Angeles's World Korean Traditional Marching Band participate in California's annual Rose Parade. (Photo: Carol M. Highsmith)

Korean Immigrants in the United States

Approximately 1 million Korean immigrants—the vast majority from South Korea—resided in the United States in 2017. Korean immigrants tend to be highly educated and of high socioeconomic standing. In this Migration Information Source Spotlight, get the latest data on this population, including flows over time, geographic distribution, employment, and more in this Spotlight.

Figure 1. Korean Immigrant Population in the United States, 1980-2017




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