The Social, Political and Economic Impact of the New U.S. Census Data: Latinos: 50 million strong.
“The number of Hispanics surpassed the 50 million mark, growing 43% and accounting for more than half the national growth since 2000, according to the Census Bureau’s first release of detailed 2010 national data. By contrast, the non-Hispanic population grew 5%”.
“Hispanics now make up 16% of the USA’s 308.7 million people. For the first time, they increased faster than blacks and whites in the South. Hispanics doubled in South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas.”