In 2020, Afro-Latino Americans made up about 2% of the U.S. adult population and 12% of the adult Latino population.
Latinos with darker skin color report more discrimination experiences than Latinos with lighter skin color.
The 2020 census has drawn attention to some layers of Hispanic identity, providing details about how Hispanics view their racial identity.
More than half of foreign-born Latinos describe themselves using the name of their origin country, versus 39% among U.S.-born adult children of immigrants.
One-quarter of United States lawmakers mentioned the term on Facebook or Twitter during the 116th Congress.
The term Latinx has emerged in recent years as a gender-neutral alternative to the pan-ethnic terms Latino, Latina and Hispanic. However, awareness of Latinx is relatively low among the population it is meant to describe.
About half of U.S. Hispanics said in our December 2019 survey that they had serious concerns about their place in the country.
The U.S. Hispanic population is diverse. These nearly 60 million individuals trace their heritage to Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America and to Spain, each with distinct demographic and economic profiles. But as migration patterns from Latin America change, the origins of U.S. Hispanics are beginning to shift.
About six-in-ten Hispanics have experienced discrimination because of their race or ethnicity, though their experiences vary by skin color.
A median of 23% in eight key countries in Western Europe name immigration as one of the top two problems facing their country.