Mapping the Growth of the U.S. Hispanic Population

Almost every county in the country has more Hispanics than in 2010, according to recent Census data now searchable by interactive map.

January 27, 2022, 9:00 AM PST

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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"The nation's Hispanic population grew 23 percent to 61.1 million over the last 10 years," according to a recent article by Frank Bass for Social Explorer based on data recently published by the U.S. Census. The increase in Hispanic population spread evenly across the country: 2,826 of the nation's 3,143 counties increased their number of Hispanic residents, according to the article.

Many of the places that lost Hispanic population—all in Texas, actually—already had some of the largest percentages of Hispanic residents, according to Bass's analysis of the data.

The source article below includes a link to an interactive map that allows users to explore Hispanic population changes at the county level.

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