Did you know that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas has recorded a total of 1,474,077 Filipino emigrants bound for the US from 1981 to 2018? The large majority of these emigrants are situated in the mainland US at 96.8% while the rest are in the US Insular Area and its territories.

Furthermore, the state of California lists the most number of Filipino emigrants at 43.09%. Hawaii is second at 19.09%, followed by Illinois and New York at 4.52% and 4.24%, respectively. Other major states of destination include New Jersey, Texas, Washington, Florida, Guam, and Virginia.