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

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