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Children Under Age 18, by Nativity of Child and Parent(s),* 2008

Percent of children:

  • Native child and parent 73.9
  • Native child, foreign-born parent 18.6
  • Foreign-born child and parent 3.4
  • Other 4.1

*”Native parent” indicates that both of the child’s parents were U.S. citizens at birth, “foreign-born parent” indicates that one or both parents were born outside of the United States, and “other” includes children with parents whose native status is unknown and foreign-born children with native parents.

Source I.3: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey

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