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The foreign-born population in the St. Louis area grew by about 9 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to census data collected in theĀ American Community Survey.

During that time, the number of immigrants grew to 129,559. St. Louis attracted the highest percentage increase of the nation's top 20 metropolitan areas, beating out New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco.