Fitzsimon File

Monday numbers

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(The source for this edition of Monday numbers is the report “Demographic and Economic Impacts of International Migration to North Carolina,” by James H. Johnson Jr and Stephen J. Appold at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, Kenan-Flagler Business School, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 2014)

21,978—number of foreign-born residents of North Carolina in 1960

748,072—number of foreign-born residents of North Carolina in 2012

421,149—number of foreign-born residents in North Carolina in 2010 from Latin America

178,722—number of foreign-born residents in North Carolina ion 2010 from Asia

82,186—number of foreign-born residents in North Carolina in 2010 from Europe

46,033—number of foreign-born residents in North Carolina in 2010 from Africa

2.3 billion—amount in dollars the state spent on essential services—-K-12 education, health care and public safety—for all immigrants in North Carolina in 2010

2.4 billion—amount in dollars of direct and indirect tax revenue received by the state from immigrants in 2010

19.76 billion—amount in dollars of the economic impact of purchases by all immigrants in North Carolina in 2010 after discounting their buying power to account for remittances, savings, and interest payments

10.3 billion—amount in dollars of overall economic impact of purchases by Hispanic immigrants in North Carolina in 2010

12,985—amount in dollars of the economic impact on North Carolina per Hispanic resident

92,000—number of spin-off jobs created in North Carolina in 2010 by Hispanic consumer spending

3.4 billion—amount in dollars of spin-off labor income in North Carolina generated by Hispanic consumer spending in 2010

460 million—amount in dollars of spin-off state and local tax revenue generated in North Carolina in 2010 by Hispanic consumer spending

444 million—amount in dollars of spin-off federal tax revenue generated by Hispanic consumer spending in North Carolina in 2010

367 million—amount in dollars of spin-off payments in Medicare and Social Security generated by Hispanic consumer spending in North Carolina in 2010

171,000—number of spin-off jobs created in North Carolina by consumer spending by all immigrants

6.4 billion—amount in dollars of spin-off labor income in North Carolina generated by consumer spending by all immigrants in 2010

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