Hispanic Population in the U.S.

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Census 2000 and 2010

Here is a look at the U.S. population, based on the 2000 and 2010 U.S. Census. Figures are broken down by Hispanic country of origin. Find more population statistics classified by general demographic characteristics by clicking the links below.



Hispanic or Latino and Race 2000 Number 2000 Percent 2010 Number 2010 Percent Change, 2000 to 2010 Precent
Total population 281,421,906 100.0% 308,745,538 100.0% 9.7%
Hispanic or Latino (of any  race) 35,305,818 12.5 50,477,594 16.3 43.0
 Mexican 20,640,711 58.5 31,798,258 63.0 54.1
 Puerto Rican 3,406,178 9.6 4,623,716 9.2 35.7
 Cuban 1,241,685 3.5 1,785,547 3.5 43.8
 Other Hispanic or Latino 10,017,244 28.4 12,270,073 24.3 22.5
Not Hispanic or Latino 246,116,088 87.5 258,267,944 83.7 4.9
 White alone 211,460,626 75.1 223,553,265 72.4 5.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 and 2010. Web: www.census.gov

Population
Hispanic Population in the U.S., Census 2000 and 2010

highlights

11 Awesome STEM Toys to Get Kids into Science & Math
Get your child excited about the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math) and summer learning! See our picks for science kits, math games, and other STEM toys for kids of all ages.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, brought to you by Galactic Hot Dogs.

Preventing Hot Car Deaths: 6 Facts & Tips for Parents
Every year, between 30 and 50 children in the U.S. die from overheating in a vehicle. Learn facts and prevention tips to safeguard your child from "hot car death."

Registered for Kindergarten — Now What?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks