Who is in the Community
The immigrant share of the population in Santa Clara County is at its highest point since 1870; approximately 655,000 immigrants live in the Country, comprimising 37%of the region's population. More than 80% have arrived since 1980, with 26% arriving in the last decade. Among the 10 California regions we examined, Santa clara has the largest share of immigrants and the most diverse by nativity. While the largest group hails from Mexico (23%), more than 50% of the rest represent countries across Asia.