Eileen Patten is a Research Analyst at the Pew Research Center. She graduated from the University of Michigan with bachelor’s degrees in English and Sociology with honors. While at the University, she was a research assistant at the Institute for Social Research on the Relationship Dynamics and Social Life (RDSL) study, which primarily investigates the phenomenon of unintended pregnancies among young women. She was also a copy editor and co-copy chief at The Michigan Daily, and has interned in the editorial division of Oxford University Press – New York

Oct. 16, 2014

Latino Voters and the 2014 Midterm Elections

A record 25.2 million Latinos are eligible to vote in the 2014 midterms, or 11% of eligible voters nationwide. But in many states with close races this year, Latinos make up a smaller share of eligible voters.

Aug. 11, 2014

Puerto Rican Population Declines on Island, Grows on U.S. Mainland

Puerto Ricans have left the financially troubled island for the U.S. mainland this decade in their largest numbers since the Great Migration after World War II, citing job-related reasons above all others.

Apr. 29, 2014

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2012

Apr. 29, 2014

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2012

Jun. 19, 2013

Hispanics of Puerto Rican Origin in the United States, 2011

Jun. 19, 2013

Hispanics of Cuban Origin in the United States, 2011

Jun. 19, 2013

Hispanics of Salvadoran Origin in the United States, 2011

Jun. 19, 2013

Hispanics of Colombian Origin in the United States, 2011

Jun. 19, 2013

Hispanics of Dominican Origin in the United States, 2011

Jun. 19, 2013

Hispanics of Guatemalan Origin in the United States, 2011