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Foreign Born Population
Cities of Long Beach & Los Angeles

1870 (L.A.)/ 1920 (L.B.) - 2010

Also see Foreign Born Population for Other Los Angeles County Cities & Communities - 2010

Long Beach Total Population Native Population Foreign Born Population
Number Percent
2010* 461,823 335,439 126,384 27.4%
2000* 461,381 329,213 132,168 28.6%
1990* 429,433 325,283 104,150 24.3%
1980* 361,334 309,923 51,411 14.2%
1970* 358,622 334,370 24,252 6.8%
1960* 344,153 322,700 21,453 6.2%
1950* 250,135 233,875 16,260 6.5%
1940 164,271 151,542 12,729 7.7%
1930 142,032 127,640 14,392 10.1%
1920 55,593 48,493 7,100 12.8%
Los Angeles Total Population Native Population Foreign Born Population
Number Percent
2010* 3,772,486 2,277,540 1,494,946 39.6%
2000* 3,694,834 2,182,114 1,512,720 40.9%
1990* 3,485,398 2,148,733 1,336,665 38.4%
1980* 2,966,850 2,162,032 804,818 27.1%
1970* 2,815,998 2,405,128 410,870 14.6%
1960* 2,481,456 2,169,779 311,677 12.6%
1950* 1,965,150 1,702,210 262,940 13.4%
1940 1,504,277 1,277,240 227,037 15.1%
1930 1,238,048 990,913 247,135 20.0%
1920 576,673 454,542 122,131 21.2%
1910 319,198 253,065 66,133 20.7%
1900 102,479 82,515 19,964 19.5%
1890 50,395 37,643 12,752 25.3%
1880 11,183 7,979 3,204 28.7%
1870 5,728 3,724 2,004 35.0%

* From sample data (estimated)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau