The Hispanic population of the United States as of July 1, 2011, making people of Hispanic origin the nation’s largest ethnic or race minority.
The projected Hispanic population of the United States on July 1, 2050. Hispanics will constitute 30 percent of the nation’s population by that date.
Percent of foreign-born U.S. residents that were Hispanic in 2010.
The percentage of Hispanic-origin people in the United States of Mexican origin. The 10 largest Hispanic origin group are Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Salvadorans, Dominicans, Guatemalans, Colombians, Hondurans, Ecuadorians and Peruvians.
The number of states with at least a half-million Hispanic residents — Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
The number of Hispanic family households in the United States in 2011.
The number of U.S. residents ages 5 and older who spoke Spanish at home in 2009. Those who speak Spanish constituted 12 percent of U.S. residents.
The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in 2007, up 43.7 percent from 2002.
Percentage of Hispanic-owned businesses in the construction and the other services sectors; 50.8 percent of the receipts of Hispanic-owned businesses were concentrated in wholesale trade, construction and retail trade.
The median income of Hispanic households in 2011.
$1 for every 77 cents
What Latinos contribute in tax revenues in the Chicago area for every cent they cost in the delivery of public services like education, health care and public safety.
More than 2 million
The number of 18- to 24-year-old Hispanics enrolled in college. Hispanics make up a 16.5% share of all college enrollments.
Hispanics ages 18 to 24 that had a high school diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) degree in 2011. Among high school graduates 45.6% is enrolled in two-year or four-year colleges.
Number of Hispanics 18 and older with advanced degrees in 2010 (e.g., master’s, professional, doctorate).
Percentage of Hispanics or Latinos 16 and older who were in the civilian labor force in 2010.
The number of Hispanic last names ranked among the 15 most common in 2000. It was the first time that a Hispanic surname reached the top 15 during a census. Garcia (8th) was the most frequent Hispanic surname. Rodriguez (9th), Martinez (11th) and Hernandez (15th) were the next most common.
The number of Hispanics 18 and older who are veterans of the U.S. armed forces.
Percentage of Latino working-age adults who had no form of health coverage in 2010. In 2009, nearly one-third of all Hispanics were uninsured for the full year, representing nearly 16 million people.
The number of Latinos who voted in the 2010 election — a record for a midterm election. In 2008, 9.7 million Latinos voted in the presidential election, an increase of two million from the 2004 presidential election
The percentage of Hispanic voters in the 2010 congressional election. This is the highest percentage of Hispanics for a nonpresidential election.
— Compiled by Wendy Moncada
(Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Pew Research Center)END_ATTRIBUTION