From tothe U. Census Bureau population estimatesthe last before census figures are released. Inthe of Hispanics reached a record This is up from The of Hispanics is growing more slowly than it ly did, due to a decline in the annual of births to Hispanic women and a drop in immigration, particularly from Mexico.
From tothe Hispanic population grew by an average of 1. As part of our ongoing research of Hispanics in the United States, we examined population changes over the past decade of racial and ethnic groups in the U. The analysis is based on data from the U. These are the last population estimates before the census.
In four states — Illinois, Connecticut, West Virginia and Vermont — the Latino population increased from toeven though the overall state population declined during this time. The decreases happened almost entirely among the white populations of these states both Black and white populations declined in Illinois.
In six of these states — New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Rhode Island and Mississippi — Latino population growth exceeded that of the overall population during this time, again largely due to declines among the white population. In New York, the of Latinos increased byeven as the state population went up by only 53, States with much smaller populations saw similar patterns.
In Rhode Island, the Hispanic population jumped by 40, as the state population increased by only 5, In Mississippi, the Hispanic population increased by 18, even as its overall population was up by only 5, In fact, the two states with the most Hispanics, California Hispanics in Major Latino populations are also dispersed around the country. Florida has 5.
Twelve states had Latino populations of more than 1 million inup from eight in The three states with the most Hispanics also had the biggest increases of this population from to Texas 2. Hispanic population growth during this time. No state saw a decrease in Hispanics.
Four of these states have had the slowest Hispanic population growth in the U. Several states with Hispanic populations of less thanhad some of the fastest increases from to The median age of U. Hispanics is The two most populated Hispanic states, California and Texas, have median ages of 30 and 29, respectively.
Among the 12 states with more than 1 million Hispanics, North Carolina 25 yearsGeorgia 27Pennsylvania 28 and Arizona 28 have the lowest median ages. The two youngest states by median age, South Dakota 23 and North Dakota 24have among the smallest Hispanic populations in the country. Each has fewer than 40, Hispanics. In times of uncertainty, good decisions demand good data. Please support our research with a financial contribution.
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Black population is growing. At the same time, how Black people self-identify is changing, with increasing shares considering themselves multiracial or Hispanic. Born afterthe oldest Gen Zers will turn 23 this year. They are racially and ethnically diverse, progressive and pro-government, and more than 20 million will be eligible to vote in November.
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Hispanic population surpassed 60 million inbut growth has slowed. Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the U. With fewer new arrivals, Census lowers Hispanic population projections.
Hispanic population reaches record 55 million, but growth has cooled. Hispanic and Asian populations growing, but for different reasons. Take our quiz to find out. Migrant encounters at U. Follow Us.