Today, Missouri is home to almost 225,000 immigrants. Over the past several decades, this Midwest state’s immigrant population has fluctuated considerably. In 1990, immigrants in Missouri accounted for just 1.6 percent of the state’s total population. By 2010, that share had more than doubled, reaching 4 percent. Between 2010 and 2014, however, a period when most states saw their foreign-born populations increase, Missouri’s immigrant population actually declined by more than 8,500 people.
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