Mapping the Latino Population, By State, County and City

by Anna Brown and Mark Hugo Lopez I. OVERVIEW The nation’s Hispanic population, while still anchored in its traditional settlement areas, continues to disperse across the U.S., according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Today, the 100 largest counties by Hispanic population contain 71% of all Hispanics. Los Angeles County, CA alone contains…

RANKING LATINO POPULATION’S IN THE NATION’S METROPOLITAN AREAS

from Pew Research Hispanic Population More than four-in-ten (44%) Hispanics live in the 10 largest metropolitan areas, by Hispanic population.4 The Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA, metropolitan area has the nation’s largest Latino population—5.8 million—and alone accounts for about one-in-ten (11%) Latinos nationally.5 The New York-Northeastern New Jersey metropolitan area is the second largest by Latino population…

RANKING LATINO POPULATIONS IN THE STATES

from Pew Research Hispanic Population More than half (55%) of the U.S. Hispanic population resides in three states: California, Texas, and Florida. California has the nation’s largest Hispanic population, with about 14.4 million Hispanics. California’s Hispanic population alone accounts for more than one-fourth (28%) of U.S. Hispanics. Eight states have a Hispanic population of over…

Black incomes are up, but wealth isn’t

BY DREW DESILVER from Fact Tank   Since the 1960s, household-income growth for African-Americans has outpaced that of whites. Median adjusted household income for blacks is now 59.2% that of whites, up slightly from 55.3% in 1967 (though in dollar terms the gap has widened). But those gains haven’t led to any narrowing of the wealth gap between…

RANKING LATINO POPULATIONS IN THE NATION’S COUNTIES

from Pew Research Los Angeles County has by far the largest Hispanic population at 4.8 million, accounting for 9% of the U.S. Hispanic population. The next nine largest counties by Hispanic population fall between one and two million Hispanic residents. Together these 10 counties account for almost one-third (30%) of the country’s Hispanic population. The…

Mapping the Nation’s Latino Population: by State, County and City

The Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project annually produces reports, databases and interactive maps showing the current geographic concentration of Hispanics throughout the U.S. and how that distribution has changed since 1980. These maps and databases are largely based on the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Accompanying these maps…

First ‘Thor: The Dark World’ TV Spot Strikes Like Lightning

from SpinOffOnline Marvel has debuted the first television spot for Thor: The Dark World that’s essentially a trimmed-down version of the first trailer. As you would expect, the one-minute commercial features plenty of Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston), the return of Natalie Portman’s Dr. Jane Foster, and a glance or two at Christopher Eccleston’s Malekith. Opening…