Saturday, March 2, 2024

New Statistics among Latinos: Highest and Lowest Income, Poverty Rates

A recent report from the Pew Hispanic Center released that Latinos earn the largest median household income in the Washington, D.C. metro area (as high as $62,000) and earn the least in the Texas Brownsville-Harlingen-San Benito metro area (as low as $28,600). Not surprisingly, the Brownsville, Texas metro region has the highest rate of poverty […]

US Census Bureau says Hispanic Population now over 50 Million

Hispanics are now officially the largest minority group in the country numbering over 50 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday. That number translates to 16.3% of the nation’s population and means that 1 out of every 6 Americans is a Latino. Interesting trends have also emerged; revealing the country’s low overall growth […]

Teens Sentenced in NY Hate Crime Killing As Violence Against Hispanics Continues to Rise

Four teens faced sentencing on Wednesday in New York for their role in the killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant.   Meanwhile, as reported in La Plaza, a surge in violence against Hispanics in East Baltimore claimed the lives of three men. Marcelo Lucero, 37, was stabbed to death on Nov. 8, 2008 by a group of […]