Hispanic Population in the U.S.

Updated September 18, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Census 2000 and 2010

Here is a look at the U.S. population, based on the 2000 and 2010 U.S. Census. Figures are broken down by Hispanic country of origin. Find more population statistics classified by general demographic characteristics by clicking the links below.


Hispanic or Latino and Race2000 Number2000 Percent2010 Number2010 PercentChange, 2000 to 2010 Precent
Total population281,421,906100.0%308,745,538100.0%9.7%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)35,305,81812.550,477,59416.343.0
Puerto Rican3,406,1789.64,623,7169.235.7
Other Hispanic or Latino10,017,24428.412,270,07324.322.5
Not Hispanic or Latino246,116,08887.5258,267,94483.74.9
White alone211,460,62675.1223,553,26572.45.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 and 2010. Web: