April 18, 2014

Workforce

Jacksonville has Skilled Immigrant Workers

Cynthia Barnett | 9/6/2011

Jacksonville has 223 immigrant workers with at least a bachelor's degree for every 100 immigrant workers without a high school diploma, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution. Jacksonville's immigrant numbers:

106,029 Jacksonville's immigrant population

8% Immigrant percentage of population

3,273 Low-skilled immigrants

44,935 Mid-skilled immigrants

30,103 High-skilled immigrants

223:100 City's ratio of high-skilled workers to low-skilled

Source: The Brookings Institution, "The Geography of Immigrant Skills"

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