May 12, 2015

Foreign-born share declining among Hispanics

Year All Hispanics Adult Hispanics
1960 13.8% 25.2%
1970 18.3% 28.1%
1980 28.3% 38.7%
1990 35.7% 47.5%
2000 40.1% 54.0%
2006 39.9% 54.9%
2007 39.8% 55.0%
2008 38.1% 53.3%
2009 37.4% 52.7%
2010 37.1% 52.0%
2011 36.2% 50.7%
2012 35.5% 49.8%
2013 35.2% 49.3%
2014 34.9% 48.7%
2015 34.4% 47.9%

Source: For 1960 and 1970, see Passel and Cohn’s 2008 population projections. For 1980-2000, Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. decennial census data (5% IPUMS). For 2006-2015, Pew Research Center analysis of American Community Survey (1% IPUMS).

Pew Research Center