The project tracks employment trends for Latinos on a regular basis, examining differences by nativity, generation, country of origin, gender, occupation and industry. The reports also offer comparisons with other racial and ethnic groups.

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.

May. 12, 2015

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States,
1980 – 2013

There were 54 million Hispanics in the United States in 2013, comprising 17.1% of the total U.S. population. In 1980, with a population of 14.8 million, Hispanics made up just 6.5% of the total U.S. population.

May. 12, 2015

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States,
1980 – 2013

There were 54 million Hispanics in the United States in 2013, comprising 17.1% of the total U.S. population. In 1980, with a population of 14.8 million, Hispanics made up just 6.5% of the total U.S. population.

Mar. 26, 2015

Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007

In States, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Construction Are Top Industries

Mar. 26, 2015

Testimony of Jeffrey S. Passel – Unauthorized Immigrant Population: National and State Trends, Industries and Occupations

Written testimony submitted to U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs for a hearing on: Securing the Border: Defining the Current Population Living in the Shadows and Addressing Future Flows

Aug. 11, 2014

Puerto Rican Population Declines on Island, Grows on U.S. Mainland

Puerto Ricans have left the financially troubled island for the U.S. mainland this decade in their largest numbers since the Great Migration after World War II, citing job-related reasons above all others.

Jun. 19, 2014

Latino Jobs Growth Driven by U.S. Born

Immigrants No Longer the Majority of Hispanic Workers

Apr. 29, 2014

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2012

Apr. 29, 2014

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2012

Feb. 15, 2013

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2011

Jan. 29, 2013

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2011