Hispanics Account for More Than Half of Nation’s Growth in Past Decade
The 2010 Census counted 50.5 million Hispanics in the United States. Hispanics now account for 16.3% of the total population. Among children ages 17 and younger, there were 17.1 million Latinos in 2010, or 23.1% of this age group. Overall, racial and ethnic minorities accounted for 91.7% of the nation’s growth over the decade.
Latinos and the 2010 Census: The Foreign Born Are More Positive
Foreign-born Latinos are more likely to say the census is good for the Hispanic community and are more knowledgeable about the process than native-born Latinos. But large majorities of both groups plan to participate.
Between Two Worlds: How Young Latinos Come of Age in America
Never before in this country’s history has a minority ethnic group made up so large a share of the youngest Americans.
Is Sotomayor the Court’s First Hispanic?
A look at how the government defines who is what origin-wise.
Between Here and There: How Attached Do Latino Immigrants Remain to Their Native Country?
Most maintain some kind of connection to their native country, but only one-in-ten can be considered to be highly attached.