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.

Blog PostsOctober 28, 2013

Hispanic or Latino? Many don’t care, except in Texas

ReportsOctober 22, 2013

Three-Fourths of Hispanics Say Their Community Needs a Leader

Most Latinos Cannot Name One

ReportsOctober 3, 2013

Latinos’ Views of Illegal Immigration’s Impact on Their Community Improve

PublicationsSeptember 4, 2013

Among Recent High School Grads, Hispanic College Enrollment Rate Surpasses That of Whites

ReportsAugust 29, 2013

Mapping the Latino Population, By State, County and City

ReportJuly 23, 2013

A Growing Share of Latinos Get Their News in English

The language of news media consumption is changing for Hispanics: a growing share of Latino adults are consuming news in English from television, print, radio and internet outlets, and a declining share are doing so in Spanish, according to survey findings from the Pew Research Center.

PublicationsJuly 22, 2013

Are Unauthorized Immigrants Overwhelmingly Democrats?

ReportsJune 19, 2013

Diverse Origins: The Nation’s 14 Largest Hispanic-Origin Groups

ReportsJune 19, 2013

Latinos’ Changing Views of Same-Sex Marriage

ReportsJune 19, 2013

Salvadorans May Soon Replace Cubans as Third-Largest U.S. Hispanic Group