Which Americans have passports, and which Americans don’t?
30% of Americans have passports. But where do those Americans live?
New Jersey takes the prize for the highest percentage of passports issued: 68.36%. At the low end: Mississippi, with just 19.86%.
Via C.G.P. Grey, see the graphic below:
For the yes, but file: This dataset actually reflects addresses for issuance, not ownership of US passports. Thats because its based on addresses at the time of application, so if you got your passport when you live in Los Angeles and then move to St. Louis, youre in the California stats, not the Missouri stats.
Also, since its based on US passports, it doesnt take into account the sizable non-citizen resident population. So, for example, green card holders arent these data arenp>But while these data arent perfect, they probably... [via Upgrade Travel Better]
- Map shows passport ownership by state (Gadling )