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.

Pew Research CenterJune 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

Pew Research CenterApril 20, 2016

The Nation’s Latino Population Is Defined by Its Youth

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

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Pew Research CenterApril 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.

Pew Research CenterApril 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.

Pew Research CenterApril 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.

Pew Research CenterApril 19, 2016

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

There were a record 42.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2014, making up 13.2% of the nation’s population.

Pew Research CenterApril 19, 2016

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

There were a record 42.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2014, making up 13.2% of the nation’s population.

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Pew Research CenterFebruary 4, 2016

Mapping the Latino Electorate by Congressional District

A record 25.2 million Latinos will be eligible to vote in the 2014 midterm elections. See how the share of Latino voters varies by congressional district.

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Pew Research CenterFebruary 4, 2016

Mapping the Latino Electorate by State

A record 25.2 million Latinos will be eligible to vote in the 2014 midterm elections. See how the share of Latino voters varies by state.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 19, 2016

Millennials Make Up Almost Half of Latino Eligible Voters in 2016

Youth, Naturalizations Drive Number of Hispanic Eligible Voters to Record 27.3 Million