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Old 09-23-2008, 10:58 PM
 
Location: Piedmont, CA
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According to the US Census Bureau

Foreign Born Residents as a percentage of the total population, 2007, 20%+
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 37.2%
Miami-Ft Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 37.0%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 34.9%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 29.6%
Laredo, TX 29.2%
El Centro, CA 28.9%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 28.5%
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA 28.3%
El Paso, TX 26.7%
Brownsville-Harligen, TX 26.0%
Merced, CA 26.9%
Yuma, AZ 24.9%
Naples-Marco Island, FL 24.6%
Stockton, CA 24.3%
Napa, CA 23.7%
Visalia-Porterville, CA 23.5%
Oxnard-Ventura, CA 23.2%
Las Vegas, NV 22.3%
Riverside-San Bernardino, CA 22.3%
Santa Barbara, CA 22.3%
Madera, CA 22.1%
Fresno, CA 21.8%
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 21.4%
Bakersfield, CA 20.6%
Washington-Alexandria-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV 20.5%
Las Cruces, NM 20.0%

United States by Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico - GCT0501. Percent of People Who Are Foreign Born: 2007<BR>Universe: Total population
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Old 09-23-2008, 11:45 PM
 
Location: Houston
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is this a good thing or a bad thing?
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Old 09-23-2008, 11:48 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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It depends, San Jose has a HUGE Filipino-Born population...in addition to Mexican
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Old 09-24-2008, 12:28 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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San Diego should be listed right above Vegas at 22.7%, which is decent but less than other border cities.
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Old 09-24-2008, 12:33 AM
 
Location: North BX
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is this a good thing or a bad thing?
good thing.
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Old 09-24-2008, 01:22 AM
 
Location: yeah
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is this a good thing or a bad thing?
It's good as far as I can tell. I'm not one of them, but I know quite a few.
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Old 09-24-2008, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Piedmont, CA
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San Diego should be listed right above Vegas at 22.7%, which is decent but less than other border cities.

In my haste I overlooked SD as well as Salinas....wish I could edit.
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Old 09-24-2008, 01:04 PM
 
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Is the Census going to give them a bouquet of roses and a box of chocolates as a congrats?
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Old 09-24-2008, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Piedmont, CA
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Is the Census going to give them a bouquet of roses and a box of chocolates as a congrats?
Don't hate, emulate.
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Old 09-24-2008, 02:03 PM
 
Location: yeah
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Is the Census going to give them a bouquet of roses and a box of chocolates as a congrats?
Those are too domestic a prize.
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