America’s growing Latino population is changing our nation’s demographics, politics, economy, culture, and future. Pew seeks to improve public understanding of the diverse Hispanic population in the United States and to chronicle the impact Latinos are having on the United States.
This includes public opinion surveys that aim to illuminate Latino views on a range of social matters and public policy issues, including an annual National Survey of Latinos. This work also encompasses demographic studies and other social science research on a wide range of topics, including economics, personal finance, health care, immigration trends, voting patterns, technology, and employment.
Increasing representation in science is seen as important for attracting more Hispanic people to science.
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The national total in the 2020 census was largely accurate, but the Census Bureau has estimated miscounts for some states and demographic groups.
In the United States, the transience of economic status varies significantly across racial and ethnic groups and by level of education.
In 2020, Afro-Latino Americans made up about 2% of the U.S. adult population and 12% of the adult Latino population.
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About a quarter of Latino adults say they have personally experienced discrimination or unfair treatment from other Latinos.
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Nearly four-in-ten Latinos (39%) say they worry that they, a family member or someone close to them could be deported.
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The U.S. Hispanic population reached 62.1 million in 2020, an increase of 23% over the previous decade.
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By 2020, the Hispanic population had reached 62.1 million out of a total U.S. population of 331.4 million.
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