Immigrants of Dayton
Who Are the Immigrants OF Dayton?
Immigrants from more than one hundred different countries call Dayton home. The top countries of origin as of the 2020 Census are: Mexico, China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), India, Vietnam, Guatemala, and Rwanda. The top regions of origin are: Latin & Central America, South Central Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Eastern Asia and Eastern Africa. (Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019).
New research from New American Economy (NAE) shows that immigrants in Montgomery County paid over $219 million in taxes and held over $562 million in spending power in 2019. The report, "New Americans in Montgomery County and the City of Dayton," was prepared in partnership with the City of Dayton Human Relations Council (HRC) and published in March, 2022.
View the report here: New Americans in Montgomery County and the City of Dayton - March 2022
Highlights from the report:
- 25,400 immigrants lived in Montgomery County in 2019.
- Between 2014 and 2019, the total population in Montgomery County decreased by 0.5% while the immigrant population increased by +21.6% during the same period.
- In 2019, immigrant households in Montgomery county earned $782.0 million. $144.4 million went to federal taxes. $75.1 million went to state and local taxes. $562.4 million was left in spending power. Foreign-born households help 5.2% of all spending power in Montgomery County.
- 6,900 immigrants lived in the City of Dayton in 2019.
- Between 2014 and 2019, the total population in the City of Dayton decreased by 0.2% while the immigrant population increased by +25.9% during the same time period.
- In 2019, immigrant households in Dayton earned $135.9 million. $18.9 million went to federal taxes. $14.2 million went to state and local taxes. $102.8 million was left in spending power. Foreign-born households held 5.2% of all spending power in the city.
Immigrants in ohio
Data from the American Immigration Council analysis of microdata from the 1-year sample of the 2019 American Community Survey (ACS).
Access the report here: Immigrants in Ohio
The Economic Impact of Refugees in america
A special report published June 20, 2023, by the American Immigration Council highlights demographics, tax contributions, employment and wages, entrepreneurship/innovation and more.
Access the report here: Starting Anew: The Economic Impact of Refugees in America
Facts About Immigrants in America
- Immigrants are 30 percent more likely to start their own business.
- Small businesses owned by immigrants employed an estimated 4.7million people in 2007, and generated more than $776 billion annually.
- Asian-owned businesses in Ohio have sales and receipts of $6.8billion. Latino owned business in Ohio have sales and receipts of $2.3 billion.
- The purchasing power of Ohio’s Latino population and Asian population, respectively is $7.7billion and $7.3 billion.
- Ohio has 22,370 foreign students who contribute $583.9 million to the state economy.
- 38.6% of foreign-born adults in Ohio have a bachelor’s degree or higher.
- More than 87 percent of Ohio children with immigrant parents are English-proficient. (Immigration Policy Center)
From the WE Global Network.