Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Facts for Features, CB15-FF.18, September 14, 2015

55 million
The Hispanic population of the United States as of July 1, 2014, making people of Hispanic origin the nation’s largest ethnic or racial minority. Hispanics constituted 17 percent of the nation’s total population.
Source: 2014 Population Estimates

1.15 million
Number of Hispanics added to the nation’s population between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014. This number is close to half of the approximately 2.36 million people added to the nation’s population during this period.
Source: 2014 Population Estimates
National Characteristics: Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic origin
, See first bullet under “Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin”

2.1%
Percentage increase in the Hispanic population between 2013 and 2014.
Source: 2014 Population Estimates
National Characteristics: Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic origin
, See first bullet under “Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin”

119 million
The projected Hispanic population of the United States in 2060. According to this projection, the Hispanic population will constitute 28.6 percent of the nation’s population by that date.
Source: Population Projections , Table 10

64%
The percentage of those of Hispanic origin in the United States who were of Mexican background in 2013. Another 9.5 percent were of Puerto Rican background, 3.7 percent Cuban, 3.7 percent Salvadoran, 3.3 percent Dominican and 2.4 percent Guatemalan. The remainder was of some other Central American, South American or other Hispanic or Latino origin.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013 American Community Survey, Table B03001

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