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  • Summary of Pew Hispanic Center’s “Census 2010: 50 Million Latinos Hispanics Account for More than Half of Nation’s Growth in Past Decade” http://www.pewhispanic.org/2011/03/24/hispanics-account-for-more-than-half-of-nations-growth-in-past-decade/
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    • 50.5 million Hispanics make up 16.3% of total U.S. population. This is a growth of 43% between 2000 and 2010.
    • 17.1 million Hispanics under the age of 18 make up 23.1% of this age group. This is a growth of 39% between 2000 and 2010.
    • 33.3 million adult Hispanics make up 14.2% of the adult population in the U.S. This is a growth of 45% between 2000 and 2010.
    • Ra cial and ethnic minorities accounted for 91.7% of the nations growth over the decade ; non-Hispanic whites accounted for the remaining 8.3%.
    • Hispanics are the largest minority group in the nation
    • Numerical growth is high but the growth rate is somewhat slower than previous ones
    • Most Hispanics live in nine states that have major Hispanic communities: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, and Texas, but they have been dispersing into other states.
    • Hispanic population has more than doubled in: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Maryland, and South Dakota.
    • In 6 states, the only population growth was Hispanic! These include: Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island.
    • In Michigan, state population declined but Hispanic population grew.
    • Most Hispanics live in the West and South, but the fastest growth has been in the South and Midwest .