By: Janet Harrah
This month’s post examines the changing demographics of the region’s foreign-born population. A recent Census Bureau blog post noted that in recent years, China has replaced Mexico as the top sending country for immigrants to the United States. The data show the top sending region for immigrants residing in the Cincinnati MSA is Asia as well.
In 2013, the Cincinnati MSA had a foreign-born population of approximately 93,700. Of those, 42 percent arrived from Asia, followed by Latin America (24 percent), and Europe (17 percent).
Let's take a look at Cincinnati's foreign-born population broken down by their region of origin: