Around half of Hispanics say they or someone in their household has taken a pay cut or lost a job – or both – because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Since 2000, the size of the immigrant electorate has nearly doubled. More than 23 million U.S. immigrants will be eligible to vote in the 2020 presidential election.
Latinos are expected for the first time to be the nation’s largest racial or ethnicity minority in a U.S. presidential election.
More than 32 million Latinos are eligible to vote nationwide in the 2020 presidential elections. See how the share of Latino voters varies by state and congressional district.
In a growing number of U.S. counties, a majority of residents are Hispanic or black, reflecting the nation's changing demographics.
The U.S. Hispanic population reached 59.9 million in 2018, up from 47.8 in 2008. A record 32 million Latinos are projected to be eligible to vote in 2020.
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.
Black and Hispanic adults remain less likely than whites to own a computer or have high speed internet at home. But smartphones are helping to bridge these differences.
Latinos as percent of population, by state, 2014
Much of the downturn in the share of immigrant births to Hispanics has been driven by a decline in births among Mexican-origin women.