‘Mestizo’ and ‘mulatto’: Mixed-race identities among U.S. Hispanics
When asked if they identify as “mestizo,” “mulatto” or some other mixed-race combination, one-third of U.S. Hispanics say they do.
Puerto Rico’s losses are not just economic, but in people, too
In a trend that is both a consequence of and contributor to its financial woes, the island’s population is declining at a clip not seen in more than 60 years.
Hispanic population reaches record 55 million, but growth has cooled
Hispanic growth in the U.S. has slowed in recent years, and the trend continued in 2014, as evidenced by new figures released this week by the Census Bureau.
Census considers new approach to asking about race – by not using the term at all
Instead, the new census questionnaire may tell people to check the “categories” that describe them.
Is being Hispanic a matter of race, ethnicity or both?
Our new survey of multiracial Americans finds that, for two-thirds of Hispanics, their Hispanic background is a part of their racial background – not something separate.
How Pew Research conducted its survey of multiracial Americans
We released our first report on American multiracial adults, a group that comprises an estimated 6.9% of the adult population, or nearly 17 million adults. The report looks at who they are demographically, their attitudes and experiences, and the spectrum of their racial identity.
Will California ever become a majority-Latino state? Maybe not
It could be a half-century (or longer) before Hispanics become a majority there, according to scaled-back state population projections.
Supreme Court could reshape voting districts, with big impact on Hispanics
How the Supreme Court decides a redistricting case from Texas could affect Hispanic voting strength and House representation from coast to coast.
What we know about Cuba’s economy
Despite some reforms, the island country’s economy remains dominated by the government and state-owned enterprises.
5 facts about Latinos and education
Educational attainment among U.S. Latinos has been changing rapidly in recent years, reflecting the group’s growth in the nation’s public K-12 schools and colleges.