Statistics about the U.S. Latino population
Nearly 80% of Latinos are U.S. citizens.
Source: UnidosUS/U.S. Census Bureau data
American Community Survey, data.census.gov (accessed October 21, 2019)
The number of immigrants who become citizens every year.
The estimated number of U.S.-citizen kids who have a parent who is undocumented.
Nearly a quarter of Hispanics in the U.S. self-identify as Afro Latino.
Source: Pew Research Center
The average number of Hispanics who turn 18 each year and become eligible to vote.
U.S. Latino health care statistics
The number of Hispanics who still lack health coverage.
The number of Latinos who gained health coverage thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
The percentage of Latinos who are fully vaccinated as of July 30, 2021.
The percentage of all Latino workers who don’t have access to paid sick leave at their jobs.
U.S. Latino education statistics
The percentage of the nation’s 50.6 million public schools students who are Latino.
The rise in the number of English learners in the United States between the 2000–01 school year and the 2017–18 school year.
Schools with 90% or more students of color spend $733 less per student every year than schools with mostly white students.
The percentage of Latino college students who are the first in their family to attend college.
The percentage of the country’s 16.6 million students enrolled in undergraduate programs who are Latino.
The amount of LGBTQ Latinx students who are more likely to miss school due to feeling unsafe.
Statistics about Latino wealth in the U.S.
In 2019, the average Latino family had about $36,000 in wealth, compared to white families having $189,000, a difference of $153,000.
Invested in communities through our Raza Development Fund, the largest Hispanic community development financial institution in the country.
In the next 20 years, 70% of new homeowners will be Hispanic.
Statistics about jobs and U.S. Latinos
The labor force participation rate of Latinos, among the highest of any race or ethnicity.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
By 2024, 1 in 5 workers will be Latino.
On average, Hispanic women earn 55 cents on the dollar compared to White men.
The number of home care workers that now have minimum wage and overtime protections thanks to UnidosUS’s advocacy.
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