The sharp drop in teen birth rates, especially among Hispanic teens, appears to be linked to both economic and attitudinal factors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week that the birth rate among 15- to 19-year-olds had fallen to a record low 31.3 births per 1,000 in 2011. Teen birth rates dropped […]
A record seven-in-ten Hispanic high school graduates in the class of 2012 enrolled in college that fall, two percentage points higher than the rate among white high school grads.
Pew Research Center Executive Vice President Paul Taylor presented on the state of race in America at the Aspen Institute. Download the PowerPoint presentation: State of Race April 2013
A record 33.7 million Hispanics of Mexican origin resided in the United States in 2012, including 11.4 million immigrants born in Mexico and 22.3 million born in the U.S.
Key findings from the Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2011.
A new analysis of the 20 million adult U.S- born children of immigrants finds they are substantially better off than immigrants themselves on key measures of socioeconomic attainment.
Characteristics of the 60 metropolitan areas with the largest Hispanic populations.
Browse and download data on the Hispanic population by state and county.
The Los Angeles metropolitan area has the nation's largest Hispanic population followed by the New York metropolitan area. California and Texas are home to six of the 10 largest Hispanic metropolitan populations.
A map showing the distribution of all Hispanics and the six largest Hispanic origin groups in the U.S., by county.