Nearly half (45%) of the nation’s Hispanic population lives in just 10 metropolitan areas and over 75% live in 60 of the largest Hispanic metropolitan areas, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data by the Pew Hispanic Center.
Characteristics of the 60 metropolitan areas with the largest Hispanic populations.
A map showing the distribution of all Hispanics and the six largest Hispanic origin groups in the U.S., by county.
Among the 50.7 million Hispanics in the United States, nearly two-thirds (65%), or 33 million, self-identify as being of Mexican origin, according to tabulations of the 2010 American Community Survey.
Browse detailed demographic and economic profiles of Hispanics in the United States by their countries of origin in 2010.
The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill.
This statistical profile of the foreign-born population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2010 American Community Survey.
The U.S. population in 2010 included 39.9 million foreign-born residents. This estimate, the latest available for the foreign-born population, is 1.5 million, or 4%, higher than the survey’s 38.5 million estimate in 2009.