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In the last decade the number of foreign born on Long Island has increased. Today, nearly one out of four (21%) of Nassau residents are foreign born and fourteen percent(14%) are foreign born in Suffolk. Communities with a substantial percentage of foreign born on Long Island include: Brentwood 42% Elmont 42% Uniondale 41% Hempstead Village 39% North Bay Shore 38% Central Islip 37% Freeport 34% Valley Stream 33% Huntington Station 27% Hicksville 27% Source: U.S. Census. The American Community Survey 2006-2010.