Percent of Hispanic and Latino population by state hispanic american population demographics census pdf 2012. 52 million people or 16.
47 Million are American citizens. A large proportion of Hispanics that came from Latin America to the U. Hispanic students are in college or are attending to college. United States since the 1960s whereby minority groups now compose one-third of the population. Nearly one in six Americans was Hispanic or Latino as of 2009, a total of 48. 4 million out of the estimated 307 million Americans. 47 percent of the county’s ten million residents.
The Hispanic growth rate over the April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 period was 28. The growth rate from July 1, 2005 to July 1, 2006 alone was 3. Based on the 2010 census, Hispanics are now the largest minority group in 191 out of 366 metropolitan areas in the US. The projected Hispanic population of the United States for July 1, 2050 is 132.
8 million people, or 30. Hispanic and Latino population in the United States is of Mexican ancestry. The influence of Mexican and Mexican-American culture is felt throughout the country, with the epicenter of this influence located in the southwestern United States, including Texas, Nevada, Arizona and Southern California. Latinos in the United States hail from the Caribbean, Central America and South America.
Caribbean Latinos are those with ancestry originating in the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic. Puerto Ricans are the second-largest Hispanic group in the U. There are large Puerto Rican and Dominican populations in the Northeastern states, including the urban centers of New York, New Jersey and Boston as well as large Cuban and Puerto Rican populations in Florida, including the influential Cuban-American enclave in Miami and a Puerto Rican community in Orlando that is the third largest in the world. Central American Latinos come from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Belize and Costa Rica. The largest numbers of Hispanics with Central American origins can be found in California, Texas, and the DC Metropolitan area. Due to its large agricultural industry, Florida has been a frequent destination for Guatemalan and Honduran migrant workers who often live and work alongside the state’s large population of Mexicans. Latinos from South America come from Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia, and Paraguay.
Significant numbers of Colombians and people of Colombian ancestry live in Miami and throughout Florida, as do Peruvians, who also have enclaves in New Jersey and the DC Metropolitical Area. Other Hispanic and Latino groups come from Spain, and the descendants of the colonial Spanish in Florida, Louisiana, and the US southwest. Significant numbers of Black Hispanics can also be found among the Central American communities. Though comprising very small percentages of the Hispanic and Latino American population, and even smaller percentages of the total U. LGBT Latinos in the 121 000 sample population of the survey. S Census Bureau, Hispanics are among the least educated ethnic group. 19 years of age were high school dropouts, yielding a dropout rate of 21.
1 percent for all Hispanics and Latinos. Often, Hispanic and Latino youth begin schooling without the necessary economic and social resources that other children have. One frequent cause is their being the children of immigrant parents with low socioeconomic status and language barriers that result in a lack of knowledge about the U. These unfavorable conditions frequently spawn others, such as weak parent-teacher relationships. There is a notable education gap between foreign-born Hispanics, who have more difficulties with language barriers, and U.