Fact TankSeptember 20, 2016

Measuring illegal immigration: How Pew Research Center counts unauthorized immigrants in the U.S.

Jeffrey S. Passel, senior demographer, on the research techniques used to derive the unauthorized immigrant population estimate in the U.S. and the challenges involved.

HispanicSeptember 20, 2016

Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009

The estimated total – 11.1 million in 2014 – has steadied since the end of the recession as the number declined from Mexico but grew from other countries.

Fact TankSeptember 15, 2016

10 facts for National Hispanic Heritage Month

As the country celebrates Latinos, their culture and their history, here are 10 facts about U.S. Hispanics by age, geography and origin groups.

Fact TankSeptember 15, 2016

Educational divide in vote preferences on track to be wider than in recent elections

The contest for president between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is marked by an educational divide that is far wider than in past elections.

Fact TankSeptember 8, 2016

Key facts about how the U.S. Hispanic population is changing

The U.S. Hispanic population reached 57 million in 2015, but a drop-off in immigration from Latin America and a declining birth rate among Hispanic women has curbed overall growth of the population and slowed the dispersion of Hispanics through the U.S.

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HispanicSeptember 8, 2016

Hispanic Population Growth and Dispersion Across U.S. Counties, 1980-2014

The map shows where Hispanics lived in the United States and provides detailed information on the 10 counties with the largest Hispanic populations.

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HispanicSeptember 8, 2016

Demographic and Economic Profiles of Hispanics by State and County, 2014

Economic, health and language facts about the Hispanic and non-Hispanic populations in the U.S.

HispanicSeptember 8, 2016

U.S. Latino Population Growth and Dispersion Has Slowed Since the Onset of the Great Recession

A decline in Hispanic birth rates and the pace of immigration from Latin America has had an effect on the growth and dispersion of Hispanics in the country.

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HispanicSeptember 8, 2016

Hispanic Population and Origin in Select U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 2014

Hispanic origin for the top 60 metropolitan areas, by Hispanic population.

Fact TankSeptember 7, 2016

13% of Americans don’t use the internet. Who are they?

Today, 13% of U.S. adults do not use the internet. The latest Pew Research Center analysis shows internet non-adoption is correlated to a number of demographic variables.