July 2, 2012

Median Age for Hispanics is Lower Than Median Age for Total U.S. Population

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With a median age of 27, Hispanics in the United States on the whole are younger than the general U.S. population.

Hispanics in the United States on the whole are younger than the general U.S. population. The median age for Hispanics is 27 years while the median age for the U.S. population is 37 years.

According to tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) by the Pew Hispanic Center, the youngest Hispanic groups are Mexicans (25), Puerto Ricans (27) and Guatemalans (27).

Cubans are the oldest Hispanic group, with a median age of 40 years, higher than the median age of the U.S. population as a whole. Read More