Have you ever wondered how many Latinos live in the United States? According to the United States Census Bureau and the 2020 Census, of the more than 333 million inhabitants of this country, over 62 million are of Latino origin; 18.6% of the total population.
Latinos in the United States are one of the fastest growing groups. Between 2010 and 2020, the country’s Hispanic population grew by 23%.
Of all Hispanics in the US, 61.5% are originally from Mexico, followed by smaller percentages from Puerto Rico, Cuba, El Salvador, and the Dominican Republic. Guatemala, Colombia and Honduras combine for a notable percentage of US Hispanics, with a population of one million+ in 2019.
The 10 states in the United States with the largest Hispanic populations are: California, Texas, Florida, New York, Arizona, Illinois, New Jersey, Colorado, Georgia and New Mexico.
10 cities with the most Hispanics in the United States
Based on information from the 2020 Census, the chart below lists the 10 cities in the United States with the largest Hispanic populations, and the percentage of Hispanics in each city compared to the total population.
List of the 10 cities with the most Hispanics in the United States. Data: 2020 Census
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These are the 10 cities where the most Latinos live in the United States:
- Los Angeles, California: Of the 3.8 million people who live there, 1.8 million are of Latino origin, representing 47% of the total.
- Houston, Texas: 43.97% of the population are Hispanic, with a population of over 1 million.
- San Antonio, Texas: 916,010 Latinos live in this city, which represents 63.85% of a total of 1.4 million inhabitants.
- Phoenix, Arizona: the capital of this state has a population of 1.6 million inhabitants. Of that total, 41.1% are Latino.
- El Paso, Texas: one of the main cities on the southern border. El Paso has one of the highest percentages of Hispanic population of any city in the United States. It has 678,815 inhabitants, of which 551,513 are Hispanic, which represents 81.25% of the total population.
- Dallas, Texas: is one of the largest cities in the state, with 551,174 Hispanics among a total of 1.3 million inhabitants. This represents 42.2%.
- Fort Worth, Texas: 34.8% of the inhabitants of this city are Latino, a total of 319,836.
- San José, California: Of the 1 million inhabitants in the city, 316,266 are Hispanic, that is, 31.21% of the total population.
- Austin, Texas: 312,448 Latinos live in this city, which represents 32.48% of a total 961,855 inhabitants.
- Miami, Florida: 310,472 people, or 70.2% of the 442,241 total inhabitants are Hispanic.
List of the 10 cities in the United States with highest percentage of Hispanic population
Although small in population numbers, the following cities have a high percentage of Latinos living in them, compared to the total population.
List of the 10 cities with the highest percentage of Hispanics in the United States. Date: 2020 Census
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