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.
Three-Fourths of Hispanics Say Their Community Needs a Leader
Most Latinos Cannot Name One
Latinos’ Views of Illegal Immigration’s Impact on Their Community Improve
Among Recent High School Grads, Hispanic College Enrollment Rate Surpasses That of Whites
U.S. Hispanic Population by County, 1980-2011
Hispanic Population in Select U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 2011
Mapping the Latino Population, By State, County and City
Latino Population Maps and Profiles, by State, 2011
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.