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.
The nation’s Hispanic student population reached several milestones in 2011, according to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis of newly available U.S. Census Bureau data.
The Census wants to address the mismatch between Americans' identity and the current categories presented on their questionnaires.
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.
Hispanics and Asians are gaining jobs at a faster rate in the economic recovery than are blacks and whites, immigrants are outpacing the native born, and men are faring better than women.
Color-coded interactive maps show the Latino population, growth and its dispersion across U.S. counties since 1980.
This statistical profile of the foreign-born population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2010 American Community Survey.