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Table 8. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Sex, Age, Marital Status, and Occupation: Fiscal Year 2018

The 2018 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provide data on foreign nationals who are granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., immigrants who receive a “green card”), admitted as temporary nonimmigrants, granted asylum or refugee status, or are naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including apprehensions and arrests, removals, and returns.

Table 8. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Sex and Age: Fiscal Year 2018
Age Total Sex
Female Male Unknown
   Total 1,096,611 584,426 512,176 9
Under 1 year 2,959 1,472 1,487 -
1 to 4 years 34,215 16,976 17,239 -
5 to 9 years 61,533 30,098 31,433 2
10 to 14 years 64,298 31,416 32,881 1
15 to 19 years 80,317 38,898 41,417 2
20 to 24 years 91,213 50,629 40,583 1
25 to 29 years 124,077 68,542 55,535 -
30 to 34 years 138,204 70,019 68,184 1
35 to 39 years 116,352 58,854 57,498 -
40 to 44 years 93,808 50,032 43,775 1
45 to 49 years 79,901 44,344 35,557 -
50 to 54 years 62,506 36,094 26,411 1
55 to 59 years 48,504 28,651 19,853 -
60 to 64 years 38,503 22,650 15,853 -
65 to 74 years 44,452 26,367 18,085 -
75 years and over 15,769 9,384 6,385 -

 

Table 8. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Sex and Broad Age Groups: Fiscal Year 2018
Broad Age Group Total Sex
Female Male Unknown
   Total 1,096,611 584,426 512,176 9
Under 16 years 177,300 86,839 90,458 3
16 to 20 years 85,830 42,113 43,715 2
21 years and over 833,481 455,474 378,003 4

 

Table 8. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Sex and Marital Status: Fiscal Year 2018
Marital Status Total Sex
Female Male Unknown
   Total 1,096,611 584,426 512,176 9
Married 627,443 342,625 284,816 2
Single 400,196 191,733 208,457 6
Widowed 26,579 23,446 3,133 -
Divorced/separated 32,416 22,045 10,371 -
Unknown 9,977 4,577 5,399 1

 

Table 8. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Sex and Occupation: Fiscal Year 2018
Occupation Total Sex
Female Male Unknown
   Total 1,096,611 584,426 512,176 9
Management, professional, and related occupations 114,188 47,830 66,357 1
Service occupations 42,652 22,243 20,409 -
Sales and office occupations 44,871 23,430 21,441 -
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 12,006 2,270 9,736 -
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations 16,838 624 16,214 -
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 55,385 11,810 43,575 -
Military 80 22 58 -
No occupation/not working outside home 474,469 298,260 176,202 7
Homemakers 118,819 112,400 6,418 1
Students or children 253,623 124,984 128,634 5
Retirees 6,854 3,926 2,928 -
Unemployed 95,173 56,950 38,222 1
Unknown 336,122 177,937 158,184 1

- Represents zero.

Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Last Published Date: January 6, 2020

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