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Hispanic Population in the U.S.

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Census 2000

Here is a look at the U.S. population, based on the 2000 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 Percent
Total population 281,421,906 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any  race) 35,305,818 12.5
 Mexican 20,640,711 7.3
 Puerto Rican 3,406,178 1.2
 Cuban 1,241,685 0.4
 Other Hispanic or Latino 10,017,244 3.6
Not Hispanic or Latino 246,116,088 87.5
 White alone 194,552,774 69.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000. Web:

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Hispanic Population in the U.S., Census 2000

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