Explaining Why Minority Births Now Outnumber White Births
Latinos by Geography
Color-coded interactive maps show the Latino population, growth and its dispersion across U.S. counties since 1980.
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.
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.
Hispanics Account for More than Half of Nation’s Growth in Past Decade
Census 2010: 50 Million Latinos
The 2010 Congressional Reapportionment and Latinos
Hispanic voters are nearly three times more prevalent in states that gained congressional seats and Electoral College votes in the 2010 reapportionment than they are in states that lost seats.
The Changing Pathways of Hispanic Youths Into Adulthood
Young Latino adults in the United States are more likely to be in school or the work force now than their counterparts were in previous generations.
Dissecting the 2008 Electorate: Most Diverse in U.S. History
The electorate in last year’s presidential election was the most racially and ethnically diverse in U.S. history, with nearly one-in-four votes cast by non-whites, according to a new analysis of Census Bureau data.
Sharp Growth in Suburban Minority Enrollment Yields Modest Gains in School Diversity
The student population of America’s suburban public schools has shot up by 3.4 million in the past decade and a half, and virtually all of this increase (99%) has been due to the enrollment of new Latino, black, and Asian students.
Latinos Account for Half of U.S. Population Growth Since 2000
Hispanics have accounted for more than half (50.5%) of the overall population growth in the United States in this decade, a significant new demographic milestone for the nation’s largest minority group.