Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Guest Blogger Series: Matt Barreto “Where Latino Votes Will Matter in 2012”

With the recent release of the national Census data pundits have been quick to point out the obvious: the Latino population is growing! As if data points from the annual Current Population Survey, and now American Community Survey did not already tell us this on a yearly basis, the official 2010 decennial census now confirms […]

Final Census Numbers released today to show Latino Population Growth the Highest

The Census Bureau is set to release its final figures from the 2010 count this afternoon that show Hispanics accounted for more than half of the nation’s population growth in the last decade. The number of Hispanics in the country shot up to more than 50 million. This means that 1 in 6 Americans is […]

Oklahoma Hispanic Population Booms and now Largest Minority in Illinois

As the Census Bureau continues to release data from last year’s Census, more states and metropolitan areas are seeing proof of what they already know – the Hispanic population continues to fuel growth in many parts of this country. The latest numbers to be released earlier this week showed that in Oklahoma the Hispanic population […]

Latinos Drive Reapportionment Yet Increased Representation Uncertain

The first glimpse of the 2010 Census Data about a month ago revealed the obvious, states gaining congressional seats were those whose populations were fueled by growth in the Latino population.  Despite this fact, it remains uncertain how much representation Latinos will actually gain in effect. The country saw an increase in population by 10% […]

Hispanic-owned Businesses in South Dakota Grow at Higher Rate than Nation

The growth in the number of Hispanic-owned businesses in South Dakota outpaced the rest of the nation from 2002-2007, with about a third of them in the Sioux Falls metro area, according to numbers released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau. Over this period of five years, the state saw an increase of 68 […]