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Census #'s Reveal Hispanics Propelling Growth

NEW YORK, NY – Hispanic growth is exceeding projections across the U.S., according to the 2010 U.S. Census data released this week for Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Alabama, Hawaii and Missouri. According to the new figures:

Hispanics accounted for nearly 46% of the total population growth in Nevada. Moreover, in the last decade Nevada was the fastest growing state among total population and Hispanics outpaced total population growth in the state 81.9% vs. 35.1%.

·         In Utah, Hispanics accounted for nearly 30% of the total population growth. 1 out of every 3 individuals added to the state population is of Hispanic origin.

·         In Colorado, Hispanics are growing four times as fast as non-Hispanic whites and account for more than 42% of the total population growth in the state.

·         Hispanics are growing eight times faster than non-Hispanics (63.5% vs. 7.5%) in Oregon and accounted for 43% of overall growth in the state.

·         In Washington, Hispanics account for 38% of the total population growth in the state and are growing faster than any other demographic group.

·         The Hispanic population in Alabama more than doubled in the last decade.

·         Minorities contributed to all of the population growth in Hawaii among those under 18. Hispanics contributed nearly 48% of the minority growth among those under 18.

·         1 out of every 4 individuals added to the Missouri population is of Hispanic origin.

“The latest Census figures continue to validate the explosive population growth among U.S. Hispanics and show a snapshot of a demographic transformation taking place across the nation,” said Elizabeth Ellers, executive vice president, Corporate Research, Univision Communications Inc.

 

STATE

HISPANICS

2000

2009

2010

% DIFF. 2010 CENSUS VS. 2009 ACS ESTIMATE

COUNT DIFF. 2010 CENSUS VS. 2009 ACS ESTIMATE

% GROWTH 2000-2010 CENSUS

COUNT DIFF. 2000-2010 CENSUS

2000 CENSUS HISPANIC SHARE OF STATE POPULATION

2010 CENSUS HISPANIC SHARE OF STATE POPULATION

CENSUS

ACS ESTIMATE

CENSUS

RELEASED FEB 24, 2011

                 

ALL STATE POPULATION

                 

ALABAMA

75,830

148,279

185,602

25.2%

37,323

144.8%

109,772

1.7%

3.9%

HAWAII

87,699

115,966

120,842

4.2%

4,876

37.8%

33,143

7.2%

8.9%

MISSOURI

118,592

201,997

212,470

5.2%

10,473

79.2%

93,878

2.1%

3.5%

NEVADA

393,970

700,293

716,501

2.3%

16,208

81.9%

322,531

19.7%

26.5%

UTAH

201,559

343,167

358,340

4.4%

15,173

77.8%

156,781

9.0%

13.0%

RELEASED FEB 23, 2011

                 

ALL STATE POPULATION

                 

COLORADO

735,601

1,018,208

1,038,687

2.0%

20,479

41.2%

303,086

17.1%

20.7%

OREGON

275,314

428,466

450,062

5.0%

21,596

63.5%

174,748

8.0%

11.7%

WASHINGTON

441,509

687,364

755,790

10.0%

68,426

71.2%

314,281

7.5%

11.2%

 

 

Based on the aggregated population of Hispanics who reside in the 21 states released by Census at this point:

 

·         There are 19.3 million Hispanics.

·         Hispanic population has grown 50% since Census 2000.

·         Approximately 6.4 million “new Hispanics in the U.S” contributed 54% of overall growth in the U.S.

·         1 out of every 2 individuals added to the total population in the states released by Census is of Hispanic origin.

·         49% of the Hispanic population in the 21 states reported resides in Texas (9.4 million).


 


STORY TAGS: Hispanic News, Latino News, Mexican News, Minority News, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Racism, Diversity, Latina, Racial Equality, Bias, Equality



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