Election 2008 State Fact SheetsFebruary 1, 2008

Hispanics in the 2008 Election: New York

New York’s Hispanic population is the fourth-largest in the nation. More than 3 million Hispanics reside in New York, 7% of all Hispanics in the United States. There are 1.5 million eligible Hispanic voters in New York, 8% of all U.S. Hispanic eligible voters.

PublicationsFebruary 1, 2008

2008 Election Fact Sheets

Data on the size and social and economic characteristics of the Hispanic and non-Hispanic eligible voter populations.

ReportsDecember 13, 2007

2007 National Survey of Latinos: As Illegal Immigration Issue Heats Up, Hispanics Feel a Chill

Hispanics in the United States are feeling a range of negative effects from the increased public attention and stepped-up enforcement measures that have accompanied the growing national debate over illegal immigration.

ReportsNovember 29, 2007

English Usage Among Hispanics in the United States

Nearly all Hispanic adults born in the United States of immigrant parents report they are fluent in English. By contrast, only a small minority of their parents describe themselves as skilled English speakers.

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.

ReportsApril 25, 2007

Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

Hispanics are transforming the nation’s religious landscape, especially the Catholic Church, not only because of their growing numbers but also because they are practicing a distinctive form of Christianity.

ReportsMarch 14, 2007

Latinos Online

Hispanics with lower levels of education and English proficiency remain largely disconnected from the internet.

Fact SheetsOctober 10, 2006

From 200 Million to 300 Million: The Numbers behind Population Growth

Fact Sheet

ReportsOctober 5, 2006

The Changing Landscape of American Public Education: New Students, New Schools

Since the mid-1990s, two trends have transformed the landscape of American public education: Enrollment has increased because of the growth of the Hispanic population, and the number of schools has also increased.

ReportsSeptember 27, 2006

Latino Labor Report 2006: Strong Gains in Employment

The Hispanic unemployment rate reached a historic low in the second quarter of 2006.