Hispanics Play Different Role in District's Growth than in Nation's

Hernández-Murillo, Rubén; Martinek, Christopher J.
July 2011
Regional Economist;Jul2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the contribution of the Hispanic population to the different segments of U.S. population. The U.S. Census Bureau 2010 data shows that the Hispanic population accounts for 16.3% of the national population, and about 56% of the growth between 2000 to 2010 is attributed to individuals identified as Hispanic or Latino. In the Eighth District where there is a larger rural area versus the whole U.S., Hispanic population contributed 75% of the increase in rural growth.


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