Monday, September 25, 2023

The presence of Hispanics in the US has increased significantly in recent years

The celebration of the month of Hispanic heritage on deer Its purpose is to recognize the history, traditions and contributions of American society and culture Hispanicsas well as its significant presence that grew to more than 1 million in 2022, the largest growth compared to any race.

According to statistics managed by the Census Office, in 2022 there will be 63.7 million Hispanics living in the United States, a population with different origins in Latin America and Spain, an increase of 1.7%, compared to 62. 5 million in 2021, no. counting those who are in the country without legal status, which is apparently a large number.

Largest groups of Hispanics in the US

Among the largest groups of Hispanics living in the United States, according to the Pew Research Center’s analysis of the 2021 American Community Survey, are, in ascending order, Mexicans with 37,200,000; Puerto Ricans 5,800,000; Salvadorans 2,500,000; Dominicans 2,400,000; Cubans 2,400,000;

Guatemalans 1,800,000; Colombians 1,400,000; Honduras 1,100,000; Spanish 990,000; Ecuadorians 830,000; Peruvians 710,000; Venezuelans 640,000; Nicaraguans 450,000; Argentina 290,000; Panamanians 240,000; Chileans 190,000; Costa Ricans 180,000.

However, the origins of American Hispanics are beginning to change, due to differences in immigration patterns from Latin America. The number of Mexican immigrants living in the United States has decreased while the number of Dominican, Venezuelan, Guatemalan, Honduran, Salvadoran or other Hispanic immigrants has increased.

Hispanics of Venezuelan origin in the US

An estimated 640,000 Hispanics of Venezuelan origin will live in the United States in 2021, according to the Pew Research Center’s analysis of the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

Venezuelans in this statistical profile are people who self-identify as Hispanics of Venezuelan origin; This includes immigrants from Venezuela and those with Venezuelan family ancestry.

Venezuelans are the twelfth largest population of Hispanic origin living in the United States and represent approximately 1% of the US Hispanic population in 2021. From 2000 to 2021, the Venezuelan population origin increased by 592%, from 95,000 to 640,000, a number that increased in 2022 and until now in 2023.

States with the largest presence of Hispanics

Among the states with the largest presence of Hispanics we find California with 15,732,180, Texas with 12,068,549 and Florida 6,025,030, while New York has a Hispanic population of 3,867,076, according to this research it is the only state that experienced a decrease -0.7%, – 27,522. In contrast, South Dakota had the fastest growing Hispanic population, with an increase of 6.8% or 2,835 residents.

In 2022, Los Angeles County will have the largest Hispanic population of 4,766,616, followed by Harris County, Texas with 2,131,839 and Miami-Dade County, Florida with 1,848,083. Harris County, Texas, had the largest Hispanic population increase of 34,782 or 1.7% in 2022.

Kaufman County, Texas, Hispanic population increased by 14.1% or 5,741 people, had the fastest growth among counties with a Hispanic population of more than 10,000, possibly due to the number of migrants entering through the Texas border crossing from Mexico.

According to the latest projections from the United States Census Bureau (US Census Bureau 2018; revised October 2021), Hispanics are expected to represent 28% of the total US population in 2060.

In a scenario of zero immigration, the Hispanic population will grow by 35.2% (77,691 inhabitants in 2060). In the case of low immigration, the Hispanic population will increase to 74.1% (it will reach 100,039 inhabitants in 2060). And if immigration is high, the Latino population will grow by 122.7% (reaching 127,978 residents in 2060).

The reasons why Hispanics immigrated to the US

The reasons why people move to the US from different parts of the world are different, it is different like the list of countries that these immigrants call home. Most of them immigrated to the United States in search of work and opportunities. There are different reasons and ways to migrate. Some people do this to flee war and violence; others are motivated by economic difficulties, with access to education and offering a better quality of life for future generations.

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