Characteristics of the U.S. Hispanic population: Speaking English at least very well (ages 5 and older)

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  • Characteristics of the U.S. Hispanic population: 2015 % of the Hispanic population, unless otherwise noted

    Population/Hispanic Origin/Nativity/Language Use/Race

    Population (#) 56,476,777

    Mexican 63.3 %

    Foreign born 34.4 %

    Speaking English at least very well (ages 5 and older) 69.0 %

    White 66.3 %

    Age/Gender/Marital Status/Fertility

    Median age (in years) 28

    Female 49.5 %

    Married (ages 18 and older) 45.8

    Women ages 15-44 giving birth in past year 6.7

    Educational Attainment and Enrollment (highest degree completed, ages 25 and older)

    High school graduate or less 61.4 %

    Two-year degree/Some college 23.6

    Bachelor's degree or more 15.0

    Work/Earnings/Income (ages 16 and older)

    In labor force (among civilian population) 67.0 %

    Median annual personal earnings (in 2015 dollars, among those with earnings) $24,000

    Median annual household income (in 2015 dollars) $44,800

    Poverty/Government Assitance/ Health Care

    Living in Poverty 21.9 %

    Uninsured 19.7

    Homeownership and Household Characteristics

    In family households 90.6 %

    Region and Top Five States of Residence

    West 40.0 %

    California 26.9

    South 36.9

    Texas 18.9

    Florida 8.8

    Northeast 14.0

    New York 6.6

    Midwest 9.1

    Illinois 3.8

    PEW RESEARCH CENTER

    SUMMARY

    "Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2015"

    Source: Pew Research Center tabulations of 2015 American Community Survey (1% IPUMS).

  • Hispanic 56,476,777 17.6 %

    U.S. born 37,063,520 11.5

    Foreign born 19,413,257 6.0

    White alone, not Hispanic 197,553,955 61.5

    Black alone, not Hispanic 39,650,251 12.3

    Asian alone, not Hispanic 17,097,490 5.3

    Other, not Hispanic 10,640,348 3.3

    Total 321,418,821 100.0 %

    TABLE 1

    Population, by race and ethnicity: 2015 Universe: 2015 resident population

    Source: Pew Research Center tabulations of 2015 American Community Survey (1% IPUMS). "Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2015"

    PEW RESEARCH CENTER

    Note: "Other, not Hispanic" includes persons reporting single races not listed separately and persons reporting more than one race.

  • One race 311,459,890 96.9 % 53,926,609 95.5 % 257,533,281 97.2 %

    White 234,996,564 73.1 37,442,609 66.3 197,553,955 74.6

    Black or African American 40,756,105 12.7 1,105,854 2.0 39,650,251 15.0

    American Indian and Alaska Native 2,609,176 0.8 544,173 1.0 2,065,003 0.8

    Asian 17,288,974 5.4 191,484 0.3 17,097,490 6.5

    Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 537,773 0.2 53,639 0.1 484,134 0.2

    Some other race 15,271,298 4.8 14,588,850 25.8 682,448 0.3

    Two or more races 9,958,931 3.1 2,550,168 4.5 7,408,763 2.8

    Total 321,418,821 100.0 % 56,476,777 100.0 % 264,942,044 100.0 %

    PEW RESEARCH CENTER

    "Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2015"

    HISPANIC NOT HISPANICTOTAL

    Source: Pew Research Center tabulations of 2015 American Community Survey (1% IPUMS).

    Racial self-identification among Hispanics and non-Hispanics: 2015 TABLE 2

    Universe: 2015 resident population

  • U.S. born 37,063,520 65.6 %

    Foreign born 19,413,257 34.4

    Citizen 6,766,268 12.0

    Non-citizen 12,646,989 22.4

    Total 56,476,777 100.0 %

    "Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2015"

    TABLE 3

    PEW RESEARCH CENTER

    Source: Pew Research Center tabulations of 2015 American Community Survey (1% IPUMS).

    Universe: 2015 Hispanic resident population

    Hispanic population, by nativity: 2015

  • Mexican 35,757,893 63.3 %

    Puerto Rican 5,371,113 9.5

    Salvadoran 2,173,905 3.8

    Cuban 2,115,879 3.7

    All other Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 1,928,930 3.4

    Dominican 1,865,987 3.3

    Guatemalan 1,384,403 2.5

    Colombian 1,090,777 1.9

    Honduran 853,016 1.5

    Spaniard 798,628 1.4

    Ecuadorian 707,428 1.3

    Peruvian 651,128 1.2

    Nicaraguan 421,974 0.7

    Venezuelan 320,943 0.6

    Argentinean 274,480 0.5

    Panamanian 204,847 0.4

    Chilean 150,041 0.3

    Costa Rican 145,711 0.3

    Bolivian 116,193 0.2

    Uruguayan 55,688 0.1

    Other Central American 39,191 0.1

    Other South American 27,589

  • Total population

    U.S.-born population

    Foreign-born population

    Mexican 35,757,893 24,250,184 11,507,709 32.2 %

    Puerto Rican 5,371,113 5,274,698 96,415 1.8

    Salvadoran 2,173,905 895,041 1,278,864 58.8

    Cuban 2,115,879 927,628 1,188,251 56.2

    All other Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 1,928,930 1,611,198 317,732 9.0

    Dominican 1,865,987 855,532 1,010,455 54.2

    Guatemalan 1,384,403 535,427 848,976 61.3

    Colombian 1,090,777 425,626 665,151 61.0

    Honduran 853,016 317,444 535,572 62.8

    Spaniard 798,628 681,619 117,009 14.7

    Ecuadorian 707,428 289,180 418,248 59.1

    Peruvian 651,128 242,444 408,684 62.8

    Nicaraguan 421,974 177,205 244,769 58.0

    Venezuelan 320,943 94,424 226,519 70.6

    Argentinean 274,480 116,917 157,563 57.4

    Panamanian 204,847 121,368 83,479 40.8

    Chilean 150,041 63,376 86,665 57.8

    Costa Rican 145,711 71,539 74,172 50.9

    Bolivian 116,193 50,372 65,821 56.6

    Uruguayan 55,688 19,111 36,577 65.7

    Other Central American 39,191 19,534 19,657 50.2

    Other South American 27,589 15,693 11,896 43.1

    Paraguayan 21,033 7,960 13,073 62.2

    Total 56,476,777 37,063,520 19,413,257 34.4 %

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    TABLE 5

    "Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2015"

    Percent foreign born

    Nativity, by detailed Hispanic origin: 2015

    Source: Pew Research Center tabulations of 2015 American Community Survey (1% IPUMS).

    Note: Hispanic populations are listed in descending order of total population size. Hispanic origin is based on self-described ancestry, lineage, heritage, nationality group or country of birth.

    Universe: 2015 Hispanic resident population

  • Total population

    U.S.-born population

    Foreign-born population

    Mexican 23,399,049 12,443,025 10,956,024 46.8 %

    Puerto Rican 3,711,574 3,619,616 91,958 2.5

    Cuban 1,681,252 545,877 1,135,375 67.5

    Salvadoran 1,537,251 334,819 1,202,432 78.2

    All other Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 1,358,752 1,060,499 298,253 22.0

    Dominican 1,337,214 398,710 938,504 70.2

    Guatemalan 954,937 172,275 782,662 82.0

    Colombian 848,827 216,004 632,823 74.6

    Spaniard 594,636 486,402 108,234 18.2

    Honduran 587,057 97,588 489,469 83.4

    Ecuadorian 521,974 121,465 400,509 76.7

    Peruvian 500,702 109,822 390,880 78.1

    Nicaraguan 324,404 90,555 233,849 72.1

    Venezuelan 248,002 44,830 203,172 81.9

    Argentinean 210,570 59,746 150,824 71.6

    Panamanian 154,010 72,796 81,214 52.7

    Chilean 112,508 31,152 81,356 72.3

    Costa Rican 104,765 34,623 70,142 67.0

    Bolivian 84,963 21,512 63,451 74.7

    Uruguayan 42,313 7,129 35,184 83.2

    Other Central American 27,834 9,590 18,244 65.5

    Other South American 20,866 9,196 11,670 55.9

    Paraguayan 17,231 4,368 12,863 74.7

    Total 38,380,691 19,991,599 18,389,092 47.9 %

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    "Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2015"

    TABLE 6

    Nativity of adult population, by detailed Hispanic origin: 2015 Universe: 2015 Hispanic resident population age 18 and older

    Percent foreign born

    Note: Hispanic populations are listed in descending order of total population size. Hispanic origin is based on self-described ancestry, lineage, heritage, nationality group or country of birth.

    Source: Pew Research Center tabulations of 2015 American Community Survey (1% IPUMS).

  • Only English spoken at

    home

    English spoken

    very well

    English spoken less

    than very well Total

    English spoken

    very well

    English spoken less

    than very well Total

    Hispanic 4,990,090 6,472,150 1,560,546 13,022,786 8,832,049 15,182,679 14,365,963 38,380,691

    U.S. born 4,936,530 5,908,389 1,246,365 12,091,284 8,012,570 9,932,102 2,046,927 19,991,599

    Foreign born 53,560 563,761 314,181 931,502 819,479 5,250,577 12,319,036 18,389,092

    White alone, not Hispanic 26,375,576 1,267,328 307,159 27,950,063 151,040,532 6,106,575 2,618,732 159,765,839

    Black alone, not Hispanic 6,905,452 362,517 84,024 7,351,993 27,244,549 1,573,847 836,224 29,654,620

    Asian alone, not Hispanic 1,044,675 1,115,673 362,201 2,522,549 2,897,457 5,574,670 5,202,924 13,675,051

    Other, not Hispanic 2,639,614 270,549 51,532 2,961,695 5,169,566 879,595 351,105 6,400,266

    Total 41,955,407 9,488,217 2,365,462 53,809,086 195,184,153 29,317,366 23,374,948 247,876,467

    Hispanic 38.3 % 49.7 % 12.0 % 100.0 % 23.0 % 39.6 % 37.4 % 100.0 %

    U.S. born 40.8 48.9 10.3 100.0 40.1 49.7 10.2 100.0

    Foreign born 5.7 60.5 33.7 100.0 4.5 28.6 67.0 100.0

    White alone, not Hispanic 94.4 4.5 1.1 100.0 94.5 3.8 1.6 100.0

    Black alone, not Hispanic 93.9 4.9 1.1 100.0 91.9 5.3 2.8 1

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