North Carolina has long benefited from the immeasurable economic contributions of its immigrant population. Coming from all over the world, immigrants play a vital role in the Tar Heel state as neighbors, entrepreneurs, consumers, and taxpayers. Immigrants help position North Carolina for growth and cultural vitality, bringing with them ingenuity and a variety of languages, practices, and beliefs. Put simply, immigrants share Tar Heel values—they work hard to provide for their families and to make the state a more prosperous, connected, and successful place to live for all North Carolinians.
Below are factsheets that provide data and snapshots of immigrants in North Carolina and its counties.
Click here to explore an interactive map displaying demographic trends as well as data on immigrants' contributions to the labor force and economy in North Carolina.