This profile provides key demographic information on Latino eligible voters1 and other major groups of eligible voters in Arizona.2 All demographic data are based on Pew Research Center tabulations of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 American Community Survey.3
Hispanics in Arizona’s Eligible Voter Population
- The Hispanic population in Arizona is the sixth largest in the nation. About 2.1 million Hispanics reside in Arizona, 3.7% of all Hispanics in the United States.
- Arizona’s population is 31% Hispanic, the fourth largest Hispanic statewide population share nationally.
- There are 992,000 Hispanic eligible voters in Arizona—the fifth largest Hispanic statewide eligible voter population nationally. California ranks first with 6.9 million.
- Some 22% of Arizona eligible voters are Hispanic, the fourth largest Hispanic statewide eligible voter share nationally. New Mexico ranks first with 40%.
- Some 48% of Hispanics in Arizona are eligible to vote, ranking Arizona 21st nationwide in the share of the Hispanic population that is eligible to vote. By contrast, 81% of the state’s white population is eligible to vote.