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Hispanics in the United States. 2 Topics About the Hispanic Population Population size and growth Geographic distribution Current socioeconomic characteristics.

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1 Hispanics in the United States

2 2 Topics About the Hispanic Population Population size and growth Geographic distribution Current socioeconomic characteristics

3 3 Population in millions Hispanic Population in the United States: 1970 to 2050 *Projected Population as of July 1 Projections Census Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1970, 1980, 1990, and 2000 Decennial Censuses; Population Projections, July 1, 2010 to July 1, 2050

4 4 Percent Hispanic of the Total Population in the United States: 1970 to 2050 *Projected Population as of July 1 Projections Census Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1970, 1980, 1990, and 2000 Decennial Censuses; Population Projections, July 1, 2010 to July 1, 2050

5 GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF THE HISPANIC POPULATION: 1980 TO 2006

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10 POPULATION TRENDS IN THE HISPANIC POPULATION: 2000 to 2006

11 11 Current Population Trends in the Hispanic Population As of July 1, 2006: 44.3 million Hispanics, 14.8% of total population of 299 million Between 2000 and 2006: Hispanics accounted for one-half of the nation’s growth Hispanic growth rate (24.3%) was more than three times the growth rate of the total population (6.1%)

12 12 Hispanic Population: 2000 to 2006 Population in millions Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006

13 13 Percent Hispanic and Their Contribution to Annual Components of Change: 2000 to 2006 Percent Percent of total population Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006

14 GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF THE HISPANIC POPULATION: 2000 TO 2006

15 15 Top Five States by Hispanic Population Size: 2006 RankStatePopulation Size 1California13,074,156 2Texas8,385,139 3Florida3,646,499 4New York3,139,456 5Illinois1,886,933 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2006

16 16 Top Five States by Hispanic Growth Rate: 2000 to 2006 RankState Growth Rate (percent) 1Arkansas60.9 2Georgia59.4 3South Carolina57.4 4Tennessee55.5 5North Carolina54.9 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 (For states with 100,000 or more Hispanics in 2006)

17 17 Top Five States by Hispanic Population Gain: 2000 to 2006 RankStateNumeric Change 1California2,010,514 2Texas1,644,262 3Florida930,437 4Arizona490,124 5Illinois342,244 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006

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19 19 Top Five Counties by Hispanic Population Size: 2006 RankCountyPopulation Size 1Los Angeles County, CA4,706,994 2Harris County, TX1,484,311 3Miami-Dade County, FL1,471,709 4Cook County, IL1,200,957 5Maricopa County, AZ1,129,556 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2006

20 20 Top Five Counties by Hispanic Growth Rate: 2000 to 2006 RankCounty Growth Rate (percent) 1Kendall County, IL Luzerne County, PA Loudoun County, VA Prince William County, VA Frederick County, MD143.7 (For counties with 10,000 or more Hispanics in 2006) Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006

21 21 Top Five Counties by Hispanic Population Gain: 2000 to 2006 RankCounty Numeric Change 1Los Angeles County, CA435,671 2Maricopa County, AZ354,400 3Harris County, TX350,148 4Riverside County, CA287,157 5San Bernardino County, CA241,955 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006

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23 23 Hispanic Population by Region: 2006 RankRegionPopulation Size 1West18,864,823 2South15,376,215 3Northeast6,102,314 4Midwest3,977,686 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2006

24 24 Hispanic Population Numeric Change by Region: 2000 to 2006 RankRegionNumeric Change 1South3,660,347 2West3,376,156 3Northeast823,259 4Midwest801,552 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006

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26 Results from the 2006 American Community Survey (The following are survey estimates and are subject to sampling and nonsampling error.)

27 27 Hispanic Origin by Type: 2006 Type of originNumberPercent Total44,252, Mexican28,339, Puerto Rican3,987, Cuban1,520, Dominican1,217, Central American3,372, South American2,421, Other Hispanic3,394, Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey

28 SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS

29 29 Median Age by Sex: 2006 Median Age Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey

30 30 Nativity: 2006 Percent Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey

31 31 Median Age at First Marriage by Sex: 2006 Median Age (Population 15 to 54 years) Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey

32 32 Marital Status by Sex: 2006 Percent (Population 15 years and older) Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey

33 33 Educational Attainment by Sex: 2006 Percent (Population 25 years and older) Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey

34 34 Occupation of the Employed Male Civilian Population 16 Years and Older: 2006 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey (Percent distribution)

35 35 Occupation of the Employed Female Civilian Population 16 Years and Older: 2006 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey (Percent distribution)

36 36 Median Earnings by Sex in the Past 12 Months: 2006 (For employed, full-time, year-round workers 16 and older. In 2006 inflation-adjusted dollars) Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey

37 37 For More Information For more information about the Hispanic population of the United States visit the Census Bureau’s website at:

38 38 This presentation was created by Ethnicity and Ancestry Branch Population Division U.S. Census Bureau For more information on content please contact: Anna M. Owens Phone:


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