The United States Census Bureau released data from the latest count conducted in 2020, which shows that the Latino population is growing faster than any other ethnic or racial group in the United States and that it will drive the future economic growth of the country.
The latest data published by the United States Census Bureau portrays the tremendous growth that the Latino population is having. Our community is driving the economic revitalization of our country and we view this growth with great enthusiasm for the opportunities it represents. America's Latino population is expanding roughly six times faster than the non-Latino population, and we have accounted for nearly 80% of all net new businesses created over the past decade.
Important facts about the Latino demographic change:
• Latinos make up nearly one in five residents of our nation or 18.7%, up from 16.3% in the 2010 census.
• The Latino population grew from 50.5 million (50,477,594) in the 2010 Census to 62.1 million (62,080,044) in the 2020 Census. This represents an increase of more than 11.6 million in the span of ten years. • The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) estimates that the actual population of the Latino community exceeds 63 million when taking into account people struggling to obtain legal status and citizenship in the United States. United. • While the nation's population increased between 2010 and 2020, the increase in the Latino population accounted for more than half, 51.1% of our nation's global growth, affirming that Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in the United States. United.
• Between 2010 and 2020, the Latino population grew 23%. By comparison, the nation's overall population only grew 7.4% in that same period.
• After Mexico, with 122 million inhabitants, the United States of America, with 62 million Hispanic inhabitants, is the second Spanish-speaking country in the world, followed by Colombia with 51 million inhabitants.