An estimated 810,000 Hispanics of Spanish origin – that is, who are immigrants from or who trace their family ancestry to Spain – resided in the United States in 2017, according to a Pew Research Center analysis.
Explore data on the 15 largest U.S. Hispanic groups by origin.
Mexico has apprehended and deported more migrants within its borders so far this fiscal year than at the same point in fiscal 2018.
Key charts and stats about immigrants in the United States from 1980 to 2017.
There were a record 44.4 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2017, making up 13.6% of the nation’s population.
There were a record 44.4 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2017, making up 13.6% of the nation’s population. This represents a more than fourfold increase since 1960.
This statistical profile of the foreign-born population in the 50 states and the District of Columbia is based on Pew Research Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2010 and 2017 American Community Survey (ACS) and the 1960-2000 decennial censuses.
As of 2017, 19% of the national immigrant population lives in the top five counties: Los Angeles County, Calif.; Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Harris County, Texas; Queens County, N.Y. and Cook County, Ill.
More than half of U.S. eligible voters voted in 2018, the highest midterm turnout rate in recent history. Increased turnout was particularly pronounced among Hispanics and Asians.