Most U.S. Latinos speak Spanish: 75% say they are able to carry on a conversation in Spanish pretty well or very well. But not all Latinos are Spanish speakers, and about half (54%) of non-Spanish-speaking Latinos have been shamed by other Latinos for not speaking Spanish.
Although especially common in California and Texas, Mexican restaurants are found in a large majority of counties in the U.S.
An estimated 36.2 million Hispanics are eligible to vote this year, up from 32.3 million in 2020.
The number of Black eligible voters in the United States is projected to reach 34.4 million in November 2024 after several years of modest growth.
Asian Americans have been the fastest-growing group of eligible voters in the United States over roughly the past two decades and since 2020.
About one-in-four Black households and one-in-seven Hispanic households had no wealth or were in debt in 2021, compared with about one-in-ten U.S. households overall.
The median wealth of immigrant households increased by 42% from December 2019 to December 2021.
Seven-in-ten Hispanic Americans say they’ve seen a doctor or other health care provider in the past year, compared with 82% among Americans overall.
In 2021, nearly 2.5 million Latinos in the United States held advanced degrees such as master’s degrees or doctorates.
In 2021, there were 2.6 million foreign-born Hispanics who had been in the U.S. for five years or less. This is down from 3.8 million in 2000.
The U.S. population grew by 24.5 million from 2010 to 2022, and Hispanics accounted for 53% of this increase.