ReportsMarch 31, 2009

Sharp Growth in Suburban Minority Enrollment Yields Modest Gains in School Diversity

The student population of America’s suburban public schools has shot up by 3.4 million in the past decade and a half, and virtually all of this increase (99%) has been due to the enrollment of new Latino, black, and Asian students.

PublicationsMarch 5, 2009

2007, 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 2007 American Community Survey.

ReportsOctober 22, 2008

Latinos Account for Half of U.S. Population Growth Since 2000

Hispanics have accounted for more than half (50.5%) of the overall population growth in the United States in this decade, a significant new demographic milestone for the nation’s largest minority group.

ReportsOctober 2, 2008

Trends in Unauthorized Immigration: Undocumented Inflow Now Trails Legal Inflow

There were 11.9 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States in March 2008. The size of the unauthorized population appears to have declined since 2007.

ReportsAugust 26, 2008

A Profile of Hispanic Public School Students

One-in-Five and Growing Fast:

ReportsFebruary 11, 2008

U.S. Population Projections: 2005-2050

If current trends continue, immigrants arriving from 2005 to 2050 and their descendants will account for 82% of the population growth in the United States during this period, according to new projections from the Pew Research Center.

PublicationsJanuary 23, 2008

2006, 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 2006 American Community Survey.

ReportJanuary 23, 2008

Arizona: Population and Labor Force Characteristics, 2000-2006

Fact Sheet

ReportsAugust 30, 2007

The Changing Racial and Ethnic Composition of U.S. Public Schools

The 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in June to strike down school desegregation plans in Seattle and Louisville has focused public attention on the degree of racial and ethnic integration in the nation’s 93,845 public schools.

ReportJuly 24, 2007

The Latino Electorate: An Analysis of the 2006 Election

Fact Sheet