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 Number 2010 Percent Number 2000 Percent
Total Hispanic or Latino population (of any race) 50,477,594 100.0% 35,305,818 100.0%
 Mexican 31,798,258 63.0 20,640,711 58.5
 Puerto Rican 4,623,716 9.2 3,406,178 9.6
 Cuban 1,785,547 3.5 1,241,685 3.5
 Other Hispanic or Latino 12,270,073 24.3 10,017,244 28.4
Not Hispanic or Latino 258,267,944 -- 246,116,088 --
 Total Population, all races 308,745,538 -- 281,421,906 --
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000, 2010. Web: www.census.gov

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Hispanic Population in the U.S., Census 2000

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