The increase from these countries exceeded modest growth of the overall foreign-born population and came amid a decline in immigrants from Mexico.
Key Charts Current Data Trend Data Previous Years’ Data *Visit the most recent data on U.S. Hispanics. Characteristics of the U.S. Hispanic population: 1980-2015 There were 56.5 million Hispanics in the United States in 2015, comprising 17.6% of the total U.S. population. In 1980, with a population of 14.8 million, Hispanics made up just 6.5% […]
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While 67% of lawful immigrants eligible for naturalization had applied for and obtained U.S. citizenship by 2015, this share was only 42% among Mexicans.
There were a record 43.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2015, making up 13.4% of the nation’s population.