Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis
Facts on U.S. Immigrants: Interactive charts and detailed tables
There were a record 43.7 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2016, a more than fourfold increase since 1960. Explore the demographic information of the nation’s immigrant population.
Hispanic Identity Fades Across Generations as Immigrant Connections Fall Away
High intermarriage rates and declining immigration are changing how some Americans with Hispanic ancestry see their identity. Most U.S. adults with Hispanic ancestry self-identify as Hispanic, but 11%, or 5 million, do not.
Rise in U.S. Immigrants From El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Outpaces Growth From Elsewhere
The increase from these countries exceeded modest growth of the overall foreign-born population and came amid a decline in immigrants from Mexico.
Facts on U.S. Latinos: A statistical portrait on Hispanics in the United States
Hispanics accounted for 17.6% of the U.S. population in 2016. Today, U.S. Hispanics are the youngest of the nation’s largest racial and ethnic groups, and fewer are immigrants.
Mexican Lawful Immigrants Among the Least Likely to Become U.S. Citizens
While 67% of lawful immigrants eligible for naturalization had applied for and obtained U.S. citizenship by 2015, this share was only 42% among Mexicans.
Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States
There were a record 43.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2015, making up 13.4% of the nation’s population. This represents a fourfold increase since 1960, when only 9.7 million immigrants lived in the U.S.
Latinos and the New Trump Administration
Hispanics are divided about their place in America after Trump’s election.
How America Changed During Barack Obama’s Presidency
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.
Size of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Workforce Stable After the Great Recession
There were 8 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. working or looking for work in 2014, making up 5% of the civilian labor force, according to new Pew Research Center estimates using government data.
Democrats Maintain Edge as Party ‘More Concerned’ for Latinos, but Views Similar to 2012
75% of Latinos have discussed Trump’s comments about Hispanics in the past year.