Latino Population in Cali to Surpass Non-Hispanic Whites in March
Latino Population in Cali to Surpass Non-Hispanic Whites in March
By Latina Staff | 03/24/2014 - 09:34

By the end of this month, Latinos are expected to become the largest racial/ethnic group in California, surpassing the number of non-Hispanic whites living in the state, accordi


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Nevada Latino Population Grows
Nevada's Latino Population Growing As White Population Shrinks
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 17:26

The chance for Latinos to become a majority seems to get bigger by the minute. According to new U.S. Census figures, the Latino population in Nevada increased by 5.1 percent in the state's two largest counties from 2010 to 2012.


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2011 Latino News
Year in Review: Latinos in the News
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/29/2011 - 09:51

For Latinos, it’s been a great year (we are now the largest minority in the country!) and it’s been a bad year (immigration laws and deportations galore). As we say goodbye to 2011, here’s a look back at the biggest stories for our community. To a better 2012!


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Baby
Census Shows White Babies Now the Minority
By Fox News Latino | 06/23/2011 - 15:00

For the first time, minorities make up a majority of babies in the U.S., part of a sweeping race change and a growing age divide between mostly white, older Americans and predominantly minority youths that is set to reshape everything from American culture to government policies.

The findings, based on the latest government data, offer a preview of final 2010 census results being released this summer that provide detailed breakdowns by age, race and householder relationships.


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What You Need to Know: 2010 Census Results & Immigration Laws in the U.S.
What You Need to Know: 2010 Census Results & Immigration Laws in the U.S.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/01/2011 - 15:55

Back when Arizona first passed SB 1070 in the summer of 2010, we decided to look into the similar laws that were sweeping across the country at the time. Now with the 2010 census results in, we updated the map to get a side-by-side look at the immigration laws as they relate to each state's Latino population. Click here to see the full page map.


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Census 2010
Census 2010: 1 in 6 Americans is Latino
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/24/2011 - 17:00

The 2010 Census’ final population count is in, showing that we now number 50.5 million or 16 percent of the U.S. population, up 43 percent from 2000. Those numbers account for more than half of the growth of the country’s population in a decade that saw an aging white population, according to the findings, part of the Census bureau’s first set of national –level findings released Thursday. Of the 27.3 million added to the U.S. population in the last decade, 15.2 million were Hispanic. Take a look around: 1 in 6 Americans is now a Latino.


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Census 2010: New Mexico is the Most Latino State, North Dakota is the Least
Census 2010: New Mexico is the Most Latino State, North Dakota is the Least
By Mariela Rosario | 03/24/2011 - 15:30

Census results are being released today, along with the totals for the Latino population growth! The Census bureau has been sharing the results on a state-by-state basis, but today will be our first real look at what the numbers mean on a larger national scale.


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CENSUS: Latino Population Growth Outpaces Estimates
CENSUS 2010: Latino Population Growth Outpaces Estimates
By Mariela Rosario | 03/15/2011 - 15:15

A new Pew Hispanic Center study of the recently released 2010 Census results shows that the growth of the Latino community in the United States outpaced all of the previous estimates. Out of the thirty-three states for which the census bureau has released a count of the Latino population, twenty-eight had more Hispanics than expected. In fact, Latinos have accounted for most of the discrepancy between 2010 Census counts and census estimates of states' total populations.


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Census Data Show Immigrants Moving to Suburbs
Census Data Show Immigrants Moving to Suburbs
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/15/2010 - 17:00

It used to be that immigrants flocked almost exclusively to large cities. No more. According to current census data, new arrivals are hitting suburbia and small towns in bigger numbers for the first time ever.


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The Final Countdown: The 2010 Census
By Franziska Castillo | 03/12/2010 - 11:38

To be counted or not to be counted? That’s the question facing millions of Latinos as the 2010 Census forms are mailed out starting this month. What we decide will move billions of dollars and could shift the balance of power in Congress. It’s no surprise then, that most of this year’s Census news is all about us—from a raging controversy over whether any Latinos should allow themselves to be counted, to a spicy telenovela ad campaign the Census Bureau hopes will convince us to participate.


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