Pew Hispanic Research Reports

Hispanic Trends
  1. Hispanic Identity Fades Across Generations as Immigrant Connections Fall Away

    High intermarriage rates and declining immigration are changing how some Americans with Hispanic ancestry see their identity. Most U.S. adults with Hispanic ancestry self-identify as Hispanic, but 11%, or 5 million, do not.
  2. Rise in U.S. Immigrants From El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Outpaces Growth From Elsewhere

    The increase from these countries exceeded modest growth of the overall foreign-born population and came amid a decline in immigrants from Mexico.
  3. Facts on U.S. Latinos, 2015

    Key charts and stats about Latinos in the United States from 1980 to 2015.
  4. Mexican Lawful Immigrants Among the Least Likely to Become U.S. Citizens

    While 67% of lawful immigrants eligible for naturalization had applied for and obtained U.S. citizenship by 2015, this share was only 42% among Mexicans.
  5. Facts on U.S. Immigrants, 2015

    Key Charts Current Data Trend Data County Maps Previous Years’ Data There were a record 43.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2015, making up 13.4% of the nation’s population. This represents more than a fourfold increase since 1960, when only 9.7 million immigrants lived in the U.S., accounting for just 5.4% of the […]
  6. Latinos and the New Trump Administration

    Hispanics are divided about what a Donald Trump presidency means for their place in America, according to a Pew Research Center survey of Hispanic adults taken before his inauguration.
  7. Size of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Workforce Stable After the Great Recession

    There were 8 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. working or looking for work in 2014, making up 5% of the civilian labor force.
  8. Democrats Maintain Edge as Party ‘More Concerned’ for Latinos, but Views Similar to 2012

    75% of Latinos have discussed Trump’s comments about Hispanics in the past year.
  9. Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009

    The estimated total - 11.1 million in 2014 - has steadied since the end of the recession as the number declined from Mexico but grew from other countries.
  10. U.S. Latino Population Growth and Dispersion Has Slowed Since Onset of the Great Recession

    A decline in Hispanic birth rates and the pace of immigration from Latin America has had an effect on the growth and dispersion of Hispanics in the country.

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How come some of the people shown on the left don't look Hispanic?

Hispanic or Latino is not a race.   There are Latinos of many different races and physical characteristics.  For more information see our FAQ article, Why doesn't the census include Hispanic as a race?, and the Latino Blog post Let's Stop Segmenting People by Race! 

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