Nov. 8, 2011

Hispanic Poverty Rate Highest In New Supplemental Census Measure

The poverty rate for Hispanics was 28.2% in 2010, higher than it was for blacks, non-Hispanic whites or Asians, and higher than the official poverty rate for Hispanics, 26.7%, reported by the Census Bureau.

Sep. 28, 2011

Childhood Poverty Among Hispanics Sets Record, Leads Nation

The Toll of the Great Recession

Aug. 25, 2011

Hispanic College Enrollment Spikes, Narrowing Gaps with Other Groups

24% Growth from 2009 to 2010

Jul. 26, 2011

Hispanic Household Wealth Fell by 66% from 2005 to 2009

The Toll of the Great Recession

Jul. 14, 2011

The Mexican-American Boom: Births Overtake Immigration

Births have surpassed immigration as the main driver of the dynamic growth in the nation’s Mexican-American population. From 2000 to 2010, the Mexican-American population grew by 7.2 million as a result of births and 4.2 million as a result of new immigrant arrivals.

May. 26, 2011

U.S. Hispanic Country of Origin Counts for Nation, Top 30 Metropolitan Areas

Browse detailed demographic and economic profiles of Hispanics in the United States by their countries of origin.

Apr. 26, 2011

The Latino Electorate in 2010: More Voters, More Non-Voters

More than 6.6 million Latinos voted in last year’s election—a record for a midterm. Fueled by their rapid population growth, Latinos also were a larger share of the electorate in 2010 than in any previous midterm election, representing 6.9% of all voters, up from 5.8% in 2006.

Mar. 24, 2011

Hispanics Account for More than Half of Nation’s Growth in Past Decade

Census 2010: 50 Million Latinos

Mar. 15, 2011

How Many Hispanics? Comparing Census Counts and Census Estimates

The number of Hispanics counted in the 2010 Census was nearly 1 million more than expected, based on the most recent Census Bureau population estimates.

Mar. 10, 2011

After the Great Recession: Native Born Workers Begin to Share in Jobs Recovery

For the first time since the official end of the Great Recession in June 2009, native-born workers in the second half of 2010 joined foreign-born workers in experiencing the beginnings of a recovery in employment.