Nov. 7, 2012

A Milestone En Route to a Majority Minority Nation

The minority groups that carried President Obama to victory yesterday by giving him 80% of their votes are on track to become a majority of the nation’s population by 2050, according to projections by the Pew Research Center. They currently make up 37% of the population, and they cast a record 28% of the votes […]

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Jun. 19, 2012

Video: The Rise of Asian Americans

Panel discussion on the Pew Research Center’s Asian Americans survey featuring Elaine Chao, Neera Tanden, Benjamin Wu, Karthick Ramakrishnan and Tritia Toyota.

May. 17, 2012

Explaining Why Minority Births Now Outnumber White Births

The nation’s racial and ethnic minority groups—especially Hispanics—are growing more rapidly than the non-Hispanic white population, fueled by both immigration and births.

Oct. 12, 2011

In a Down Economy, Fewer Births

A sharp decline in fertility rates in the United States that started in 2008 is closely linked to the souring of the economy that began about the same time, according to a new analysis of multiple economic and demographic data sources.

Apr. 22, 2011

Census 2010: Household Size Trends

The average size of U.S. households has been declining for decades, but may have grown in recent years, at least in part because of an increase in multi-generational households.

Mar. 30, 2011

How Many Hispanics? More Than Expected

The Pew Hispanic Center released an updated analysis today that compares Hispanic population counts in the 2010 Census with the Census Bureau’s own population estimates.

Mar. 25, 2011

2010 Census: Hispanic Population More Than Doubles in Nine States

The nation’s Hispanic population rose to 50.5 million in the 2010 Census, and increased by 43% over the decade.

Mar. 24, 2011

Census 2010 Counts 50,477,594 Hispanics

The Census Bureau has just released 2010 Census population figures for race groups and Hispanics, culminating state-by-state releases that began last month. Later today, the Pew Hispanic Center will release a short analysis of trends in growth and dispersion of the nation’s Latino population.  

Mar. 15, 2011

Census 2010 Counts of Hispanics Higher Than Expected

A Pew Hispanic Center analysis released today examines differences between Census 2010 counts of Hispanics and the Census Bureau’s population estimates of Hispanics in the 33 states for which detailed statistics have been released so far.

Feb. 24, 2011

Look It Up: Census 2010 Hispanic Population Counts for States and Counties

As the Census Bureau rolls out the 2010 population counts for Hispanics by state, a new 2010 Census data portal has been launched on the Pew Hispanic Center website.