A Record 24 Million Latinos Are Eligible to Vote, But Turnout Rate Has Lagged That of Whites, Blacks
Due to their ongoing population growth, Latinos comprise a greater share of the nation’s eligible voters than they did just a few years ago—11.0% this year, up from 9.5% in 2008 and 8.2% in 2004. However, the turnout rate of eligible Latino voters has historically lagged that of whites and blacks by substantial margins.
Population Distribution of Hispanic Origin Groups by County, 2010
A map showing the distribution of all Hispanics and the six largest Hispanic origin groups in the U.S., by county.
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.
2010, Foreign-Born Population in the United States Statistical Portrait
This statistical profile of the foreign-born population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2010 American Community Survey.
Labor Force Growth Slows, Hispanic Share Grows
Hispanics will account for three-quarters of the growth in the nation’s labor force from 2010 to 2020, according to new projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
U.S. Foreign-Born Population: How Much Change from 2009 to 2010?
The U.S. population in 2010 included 39.9 million foreign-born residents. This estimate, the latest available for the foreign-born population, is 1.5 million, or 4%, higher than the survey’s 38.5 million estimate in 2009.
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.
Latino Populations in Select U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 2009
While Mexican-origin Hispanics are the largest Hispanic country-of-origin group nationally, in metropolitan areas of the East Coast, other groups are bigger.
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.