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Hispanic Population By State 2020

In 2017, the Hispanic population of the United States accounted for about fifty-seven million people. Many Hispanic people who call the United States their home have immigrated to the States at some point in their lifetimes, but many Hispanic people were born in the United States, too.

As time goes on, more and more Hispanic people have been born in the US compared to those who were born elsewhere and moved to the States after birth. Going back one more year, the Hispanic population of America in 2016 was the greatest in California, Florida, Illinois, New York, and Texas.

In 2016, the population of the United States was a total of approximately 324,459,463 people. The Hispanic populations of California, Florida, Illinois, New York, and Texas were collectively the equivalent of % of all people living in America in the year 2016.

More specifically, the Hispanic population of each of these five states at the time were…

  • California, 15.3 million Hispanic people
  • Florida, 5.1 million HIspanic people
  • Illinois, 2.2 million Hispanic people
  • New York, 3.7 million Hispanic people
  • Texas, 10.9 million Hispanic people

Keep in mind that Hispanic people are those who speak Spanish. People included in the headcount of Hispanic people do not have to be born in a certain geographic region in order to be considered Hispanic. The terms Latino and Latina refer to people who are from Latin America. Hispanic people can be Latina or Latino, but they can also be Hispanic without being from Latin America.

The Top Three States with the Largest Hispanic Populations

Hispanic Population by State in 2017

The most accurate and complete data regarding the Hispanic population across the nation points to numbers from 2017. Although these population sizes have changed over the course of the past two years, they set the perfect foundation for understanding the following predictions of how the Hispanic population of the US will evolve in the future.

In 2017, there were just under fifty-nine million Hispanics in the United States of America. The Hispanic population was, and still is, spread out across the nation.

The states with the most densely populated cities in terms of Hispanic people are...

Arizona Hispanic Population

  • Glendale, 35.5%
  • Phoenix, 40.8%
  • Tucson, 41.6%

California Hispanic Population

  • Anaheim, 52.8%
  • Bakersfield, 45.5%
  • Chula Vista, 58.2%
  • Commerce, 94.5%
  • Corona, 43.6%
  • Costa Mesa, 35.8%
  • Downey, 70.7%
  • East Los Angeles, 96.4%
  • El Monte, 69%
  • Escondido, 48.9%
  • Fontana, 66.8%
  • Fresno, 46.9%
  • Fullerton, 34.4%
  • Garden Grove, 38.9%
  • Hayward, 40.7%
  • Inglewood, 50.6%
  • Lancaster, 38%
  • Long Beach, 40.8%
  • Los Angeles, 48.5%
  • Maywood, 97.7%
  • Menifee, 33%
  • Modesto, 35.5%
  • Moreno Valley, 54.4%
  • Norwalk, 70.1%
  • Oceanside, 35.9%
  • Ontario, 69.0%
  • Orange, 38.1%
  • Oxnard, 73.5%
  • Palmdale, 54.4%
  • Pasadena, 33.7%
  • Pomona, 70.5%
  • Rancho Cucamonga, 34.9%
  • Redwood City, 38.8%
  • Richmond, 39.5%
  • Riverside, 49.0%
  • Salinas, 75.0%
  • San Bernardino, 60%
  • San Buenaventura, 31.8%
  • San Jose, 33.2%
  • Santa Ana, 78.2%
  • Stockton, 40.3%
  • Victorville, 47.8%
  • Visalia, 46.0%
  • West Covina, 53.2%

Colorado Hispanic Population

  • Denver, 31.8%
  • Pueblo, 49.8%

Connecticut Hispanic Population

  • Bridgeport, 38.2%
  • Hartford, 43.4%

Florida Hispanic Population

  • Hialeah, 94.7%
  • Miami, 70%
  • Miramar, 36.9%
  • Pembroke Pines, 41.4%

Illinois Hispanic Population

  • Aurora, 41.3%
  • Elgin, 43.6%

Massachusetts Hispanic Population

  • Springfield, 38.8%

New Jersey Hispanic Population

  • Elizabeth, 59.5%
  • Newark, 33.8%
  • Paterson, 57.6%

New Mexico Hispanic Population

  • Albuquerque, 46.7%

Pennsylvania Hispanic Population

  • Allentown, 42.8%

Rhode Island Hispanic Population

  • Providence, 38.1%

Texas Hispanic Population

  • Austin, 35.1%
  • Brownsville, 93.2%
  • Corpus Christi, 59.7%
  • Dallas, 42.4%
  • El Paso, 80.7%
  • Fort Worth, 34.1%
  • Garland, 37.8%
  • Grand Prairie, 42.7%
  • Houston, 43.8%
  • Irving, 41.1%
  • Lubbock, 32.1%
  • McAllen, 84.6%
  • Midland, 37.6%
  • Odessa, 50.6%
  • Pasadena, 62.2%
  • San Antonio, 63.2%

Hispanic Population By State 2020

Hispanic Population By State 2020

State Hispanic (Total) Hispanic (%)
New Mexico1,015,75048.54%
Texas10,921,60039.17%
California15,221,60038.88%
Arizona2,163,31031.14%
Nevada831,59728.45%
Florida5,184,72025.17%
Colorado1,184,79021.42%
New Jersey1,768,02019.91%
New York3,705,59018.89%
Illinois2,174,84016.96%
Connecticut561,79115.69%
Rhode Island158,85815.03%
Utah422,12313.86%
Oregon523,95612.84%
Washington911,57312.50%
Idaho209,07312.39%
Kansas340,61611.71%
Massachusetts789,12711.55%
Nebraska203,28110.67%
Hawaii147,96210.40%
Oklahoma407,52110.40%
Maryland588,9129.81%
Wyoming56,9669.79%
Georgia968,4639.40%
North Carolina935,9509.22%
Virginia771,1779.17%
Delaware86,3159.09%
Arkansas219,0527.32%
Pennsylvania905,1567.08%
Alaska51,1866.93%
Indiana450,2676.78%
Wisconsin385,7796.68%
Iowa183,2965.85%
South Carolina275,6855.56%
Tennessee352,4025.30%
Minnesota292,7645.30%
Louisiana234,9205.04%
Michigan497,8975.00%
Alabama203,1464.18%
Missouri249,1054.09%
Montana39,0193.75%
Ohio431,3273.70%
South Dakota31,9953.70%
New Hampshire48,3563.60%
Kentucky158,7443.58%
North Dakota26,5293.53%
Mississippi90,4933.03%
Vermont11,6771.87%
Maine21,4211.61%
West Virginia27,5221.50%