ports of immigrant entry 1885 - 1890 #general


Herbert Lazerow
 

Where would someone generally enter in: 1881, 1887, 1890
% of U.S. Immigrants Entering Through Each Port
1880 1885 1890
NY 58% 67% 80%
Boston 7% 6% 7%
Phila 5% 5% 5%
Balt 4% 3% 6%
SF 2% 0% 1%
Others 24% 10% 1%

* Other ports include Portland ME, New Bedford MA, Providence RI,
Norfolk VA, Savannah GA, Miami, Key West, Knights Key, Tampa &
Pensacola FL, Mobile AL, New Orleans LA, Galveston TX, "Other Gulf
Ports", San Diego CA, Portland OR, Seattle WA, Alaska, arrivals
through Canadian Pacific ports, Honolulu HI and Puerto Rico.

Statistics taken >from Treasury Dept, Summary of Commerce and Finance
for June 1903, "Immigration into the U.S. showing number,
nationality, sex, age, occupation, destination >from 1820 to 1903.

Bert
Herbert Lazerow
U. of San Diego Law School
lazer@sandiego.edu

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