Percent of Population: 36.92%
Often described as the gateway to Latin America, it’s no surprise that Miami comes in at No. 1 on the list of the most foreign-born residents. Famous for its large Cuban population, Miami has such a large Spanish-speaking population (nearly 60 percent) that people say it's hard to conduct business there unless you’re fluent in the language.
To learn more about this list of top immigrant cities and explanation for the numbers, please read Richard Florida’s introduction to this list.