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The long-standing divide in internet use between U.S. Hispanics and whites is now at its narrowest point since 2009, as immigrant and Spanish-dominant Latinos make big strides in going online.
Hispanics have become more upbeat about their personal finances and their financial future since the Great Recession, with 81% saying that they expect their family's financial situation to improve in the next year.
Nearly six-in-ten U.S. Hispanics are Millennials or younger, making them the youngest major racial or ethnic group in the United States. In 2014, the median age of Hispanics was just 28 years.
There were 55.3 million Hispanics in the United States in 2014, comprising 17.3% of the total U.S. population.
There were a record 42.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2014, making up 13.2% of the nation’s population.
Hispanic millennials will account for 44% of the Hispanic electorate. The coming of age of youth and naturalizations will drive the number of Latino eligible voters to a record 27.3 million this year.
Field dates: 10/21/15 - 11/30/15
Respondents: Nationally representative sample of 1,500 Latinos ages 18 and older.
Margin of Error: +/- 3.3 percentage points at the 95% confidence interval.
This survey focused on identity, Hispanics as a distinctive group, parents' views about Hispanicity, advantages and disadvantages of being Hispanic, political views, assimilation, the economy and internet use.
Publications from this dataset