According to the poll, the rate at which immigrants to the Dallas-Fort Worth area create LinkedIn connections is 7.8 times the national average.
In terms of metropolitan areas, Miami-Fort Lauderdale came in at #9, just ahead of Dallas. Arrivals here increased their social networks at a pace 7.9 times the national average.
Newcomers to Houston expanded their social circles at a rate that was 8.2 percentage points higher than the national average.
Connectivity among Washington, DC's newcomers increased at a rate 8.3 times the national average.
The Chicago area saw an increase in the number of Arrivistes of 8.4 times the national average.
Boston's newcomers have a networking rate that's 8.6 times higher than the rest of the country.
In their first year in the area, recent transplants to Los Angeles expanded their social circles by a factor of 8.7.
Connectivity among new residents was 9.2 percentage points more than the national average, 0.5 percentage points higher than Los Angeles.