Hispanic Population in Select U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 2011

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Hispanic Population

Top Three Hispanic Origin Groups Population Share Among Hispanic
SOURCE: 2011 American Community Survey

Top 60 Hispanic Metropolitan Areas

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Rankings by Hispanic Origin Population

Mexican

Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA 4,529,000  
Riverside-San Bernardino, CA 1,813,000  
Houston-Brazoria, TX 1,632,000  
Chicago, IL 1,561,000  
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX 1,546,000  
Phoenix, AZ 1,059,000  
San Antonio, TX 997,000  
San Diego, CA 918,000  
San Francisco-Oakland-Vallejo, CA 774,000  
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr-Mission, TX 707,000  

Puerto Rican

New York-Northeastern NJ 1,225,000  
Orlando, FL 284,000  
Philadelphia, PA/NJ 242,000  
Chicago, IL 190,000  
Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL 160,000  
Boston, MA-NH 121,000  
Miami-Hialeah, FL 90,000  
Hartford-Bristol, CT 90,000  
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, FL 75,000  
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA 64,000  

Cuban

Miami-Hialeah, FL 886,000  
New York-Northeastern NJ 131,000  
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, FL 96,000  
Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL 84,000  
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL 53,000  
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA 44,000  
Orlando, FL 41,000  
Fort Myers-Cape Coral, FL 19,000  
Las Vegas, NV 19,000  
Chicago, IL 18,000  

Salvadoran

Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA 443,000  
Washington, DC/MD/VA 262,000  
New York-Northeastern NJ 215,000  
Houston-Brazoria,TX 152,000  
San Francisco-Oakland-Vallejo, CA 90,000  
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX 78,000  
Riverside-San Bernardino, CA 57,000  
Boston, MA-NH 39,000  
Atlanta, GA 30,000  
Las Vegas, NV 28,000  

Dominican

New York-Northeastern NJ 898,000  
Boston, MA-NH 98,000  
Miami-Hialeah, FL 62,000  
Providence-Fall River, MA/RI 36,000  
Orlando, FL 33,000  
Philadelphia, PA/NJ 32,000  
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, FL 22,000  
Washington, DC/MD/VA 16,000  
Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL 14,000  
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL 12,000  

Guatemalan

Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA 283,000  
New York-Northeastern NJ 106,000  
Washington, DC/MD/VA 61,000  
Chicago, IL 41,000  
Houston-Brazoria, TX 41,000  
Boston, MA-NH 38,000  
Atlanta, GA 37,000  
San Francisco-Oakland-Vallejo, CA 34,000  
Riverside-San Bernardino, CA 33,000  
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL 26,000  

Rankings by Hispanic Origin Share

Mexican

McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr-Mission, TX 97.7%  
Yuma, AZ 97.6%  
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 97.2%  
Las Cruces, NM 96.0%  
El Paso, TX 95.6%  
Visalia-Tulare-Porterville, CA 95.4%  
Odessa, TX 95.3%  
Laredo, TX 95.0%  
Merced, CA 94.7%  
Fresno, CA 94.1%  

Puerto Rican

Hartford-Bristol, CT 69.3%  
Philadelphia, PA/NJ 55.8%  
Orlando, FL 50.5%  
Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL 34.2%  
Boston, MA-NH 29.1%  
Providence-Fall River, MA/RI 28.4%  
New York-Northeastern NJ 28.4%  
Fort Myers-Cape Coral, FL 25.8%  
Milwaukee, WI 23.9%  
Baltimore, MD 17.5%  

Cuban

Miami-Hialeah, FL 54.5%  
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywod, FL 20.9%  
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL 20.5%  
Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL 17.9%  
Fort Myers-Cape Coral, FL 16.5%  
Orlando, FL 7.3%  
Las Vegas, NV 3.3%  
Atlanta, GA 3.2%  
New York-Northeastern NJ 3.0%  
Raleigh-Durham, NC 2.7%  

Salvadoran

Washington, DC/MD/VA 32.4%  
Baltimore, MD 13.9%  
Charlotte-Gastonia, NC-SC 11.9%  
Boston, MA-NH 9.3%  
San Francisco-Oakland-Vallejo, CA 8.1%  
Raleigh-Durham, NC 7.9%  
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA 7.6%  
Greensboro-Winston Salem-High Point, NC 7.3%  
Houston-Brazoria, TX 7.2%  
Atlanta, GA 5.6%  

Dominican

Providence-Fall River, MA/RI 25.9%  
Boston, MA-NH 23.6%  
New York-Northeastern NJ 20.8%  
Philadelphia, PA/NJ 7.4%  
Orlando, FL 5.9%  
Charlotte-Gastonia, NC-SC 5.5%  
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, FL 4.7%  
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL 4.4%  
Miami-Hialeah, FL 3.8%  
Baltimore, MD 3.8%  

Guatemalan

Providence-Fall River, MA/RI 15.3%  
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL 9.9%  
Boston, MA-NH 9.1%  
Washington, DC/MD/VA 7.6%  
Atlanta, GA 6.8%  
Baltimore, MD 6.7%  
Fort Myers-Cape Coral, FL 6.2%  
Raleigh-Durham, NC 5.1%  
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA 4.9%  
Oklahoma City, OK 4.9%  
  1. Hispanic origin is based on self-described family ancestry or place of birth in response to a question on the Census Bureau's American Community Survey. Ancestry is not necessarily the same as the place of birth of the respondent, nor is it indicative of immigrant or citizenship status.
  2. Source: 2011 American Community Survey