Rapid growth is the overriding characteristic of the Hispanic population, but that growth comes in many forms. The project’s demographic reports focus on the current and projected growth of the Latino population, trends in immigration, unauthorized migration, countries of origin of U.S. Latinos, regional patterns of settlement and related factors.

Also see our statistical portraits, state and county databases, demographic profiles and Census 2010 tables for data on the characteristics of the Latino and foreign-born populations in the United States.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 11, 2016

Democrats Maintain Edge as Party ‘More Concerned’ for Latinos, but Views Similar to 2012

75% have discussed Trump’s comments about Hispanics in the past year

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 20, 2016

Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009

Decline in share from Mexico mostly offset by growth from Asia, Central America and sub-Saharan Africa

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 8, 2016

U.S. Latino Population Growth and Dispersion Has Slowed Since Onset of the Great Recession

South still leads nation in growth overall, but three counties in North Dakota top list of fastest-growing

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InteractivesAugust 8, 2016

Hispanic Population and Origin in Select U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 2014

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InteractivesAugust 8, 2016

Demographic and Economic Profiles of Hispanics by State and County, 2014

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InteractivesAugust 8, 2016

Hispanic Population Growth and Dispersion Across U.S. Counties, 1980-2014

Multi-section ReportsJuly 20, 2016

Digital Divide Narrows for Latinos as More Spanish Speakers and Immigrants Go Online

Broadband use little changed in recent years among Hispanics

Multi-section ReportsJune 8, 2016

Latinos Increasingly Confident in Personal Finances, See Better Economic Times Ahead

Yet many economic indicators show few gains for the community since the Great Recession

Multi-section ReportsApril 20, 2016

The Nation’s Latino Population Is Defined by Its Youth

Nearly half of U.S.-born Latinos are younger than 18

InteractivesApril 19, 2016

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States

There were 55.3 million Hispanics in the United States in 2014, comprising 17.3% of the total U.S. population.