Much of the downturn in the share of immigrant births to Hispanics has been driven by a decline in births among Mexican-origin women.
Around a quarter of college faculty in the U.S. were nonwhite in fall 2017, compared with 45% of students.
In 18 states and the District of Columbia, Latino children accounted for at least 20% of public school kindergarten students in 2017.
The most common age was 11 for Hispanics, 27 for blacks and 29 for Asians as of last July. Multiracial Americans were by far the youngest racial or ethnic group.
The population of Puerto Rico stood at 3.2 million in 2018, its lowest point since 1979 and down sharply from 2017.
About six-in-ten Hispanics have experienced discrimination because of their race or ethnicity, though their experiences vary by skin color.
The number of Mexican unauthorized immigrants has fallen since its peak of 6.9 million in 2007 and was lower in 2017 than in any year since 2001.
In 2017, an estimated 10.5 million unauthorized immigrants lived in the United States, down from a peak of 12.2 million in 2007. Explore trends in the unauthorized immigrant population for U.S. states, as well as for birth countries and regions, based on Pew Research Center estimates.
In 2016, a third of unauthorized immigrant adults were proficient in English – up from a quarter in 2007.
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.