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Table 8. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Sex, Age, Marital Status, and Occupation: Fiscal Year 2019

The 2019 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 2019
Age Total Sex
Female Male Unknown
   Total 1,031,765 561,903 469,710 152
Under 1 year 2,468 1,216 1,252 -
1 to 4 years 26,611 12,939 13,672 -
5 to 9 years 51,480 25,553 25,926 1
10 to 14 years 57,004 28,031 28,969 4
15 to 19 years 70,341 34,398 35,941 2
20 to 24 years 85,978 48,409 37,559 10
25 to 29 years 120,474 68,682 51,787 5
30 to 34 years 132,512 69,973 62,530 9
35 to 39 years 111,914 58,938 52,962 14
40 to 44 years 92,238 50,646 41,579 13
45 to 49 years 80,647 45,327 35,297 23
50 to 54 years 61,497 35,442 26,036 19
55 to 59 years 47,272 27,995 19,257 20
60 to 64 years 35,892 21,509 14,368 15
65 to 74 years 41,115 24,175 16,925 15
75 years and over 14,322 8,670 5,650 2

 

Table 8. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Sex and Broad Age Groups: Fiscal Year 2019
Broad Age Group Total Sex
Female Male Unknown
   Total 1,031,765 561,903 469,710 152
Under 16 years 150,042 73,828 76,209 5
16 to 20 years 75,033 37,117 37,911 5
21 years and over 806,690 450,958 355,590 142

 

Table 8. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Sex and Marital Status: Fiscal Year 2019
Marital Status Total Sex
Female Male Unknown
   Total 1,031,765 561,903 469,710 152
Married 628,330 350,628 277,591 111
Single 339,227 164,830 174,372 25
Widowed 23,661 20,829 2,822 10
Divorced/separated 29,671 20,697 8,969 5
Unknown 10,876 4,919 5,956 1

 

Table 8. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status by Sex and Occupation: Fiscal Year 2019
Occupation Total Sex
Female Male Unknown
   Total 1,031,765 561,903 469,710 152
Management, professional, and related occupations 125,199 57,830 67,358 11
Service occupations 48,591 28,618 19,971 2
Sales and office occupations 50,890 28,034 22,846 10
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 11,321 2,430 8,886 5
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations 15,903 637 15,265 1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 45,269 10,974 34,288 7
Military 134 28 106 -
No occupation/not working outside home 375,926 233,631 142,223 72
   Homemakers 86,323 82,185 4,108 30
   Students or children 213,450 105,312 108,121 17
   Retirees 3,157 1,796 1,361 -
   Unemployed 72,996 44,338 28,633 25
Unknown 358,532 199,721 158,767 44

- Represents zero.

Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Last Published Date: October 28, 2020

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