Another emerging trend was that new green-card holders were more likely to be married females. Out of 54% of new female LPRs, 59% are married. Comparatively, only 38 % of the native population is married. The new LPRs have also been younger than the
native US population. As per the report, the median age of new immigrants was 32 years; whereas that of the native population was 37 years. More than one-fourth (25%) of the new green-card holders were between 25 to 34 years old, followed by those in the age-group of 35 to 44 years (20%). More than fifty percent of these new green-card holders were already living in the United States when they were granted lawful permanent residence, according to the report. New arrivals consisted of 47%.
In total, one million people were awarded the LPR status in 2014. Out of which, 74,451 new green-card holders were born in India (7.7%) that is second only to Mexico (13%). China ranks third with 7.5%.