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The Hispanic Databook, Third Edition

  • ID: 2509032
  • Book
  • October 2012
  • Region: United States
  • 1700 Pages
  • Grey House Publishing Inc
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Today, the number of Hispanics/Latinos has surpassed 50 million and is the fastest growing group in America. The Hispanic Databook takes a detailed look at this group by examining data on national, state, county, and place (city, town, etc.) levels. It contains profiles on 782 places with the highest concentrations of Hispanic/Latino population, comprising 23 ethnic backgrounds from Argentinean to Venezuelan, and includes 26 statistical topics, including Homeownership, Income, Language Spoke at Home, Jobs, Rent, and Poverty. In addition to providing significant facts and figures, The Hispanic Databook also compares and ranks all states, counties and places by all topics - allowing users to get to exactly the data they need in minutes.

Section One – National Profile

Starting with a census summary of the Hispanic/Latino population, this section provides national numbers for the 23 Hispanic/Latino backgrounds that comprise this demographic as they relate to each of the 26 topics. In addition, this section includes 23 maps to easily see population concentrations for each ethnicity. This section also includes the top congressional districts by Latino share of the population, and a historic look at the Hispanic/Latino population for the entire United States as well as the 50 states from 1980 to 2010.

Section Two – State & Place Profiles

Arranged by state, this section profiles all places (cities, towns, etc.) where the overall population is at least 125,000 OR the overall population is at least 25,000 and its Hispanic/Latino population is at least 20% of the overall population. For those states where less than five places meet either of these criteria, we have included places with total population of 10,000 or more with the highest percentage of Hispanic population, so that each state is represented by at least five places.

Each place is then arranged by topic (High School Graduates, Homeownsership Rate, Language Spoken at Home, etc.), and each topic provides the number/percentage of each ethnicity (Cuban, Mexican, Chilean, etc.) in that place. Using the profiles, researchers will learn that the median household income of Chileans in Miami, FL is $60,915 and that 35.2% of Bolivians in Providence, RI are four-year college graduates.

Section Three - Rankings & Comparisons

This section contains 1,988 charts that rank the top 10 states, counties and palces for all 26 topics and 23 Hispanic groups. All topics are ranked by number and many also by percentage, in both ascending and descending order. For comparative purposes, the U.S. figues are included in each table. Using the rankings, researchers will learn that Charlotte, NC showed the greatest growth in the Argentinean population between 2000 and 2010 (317.9%) and Yonkers, NY has the highest median home value for Hondurans ($875,000).

A useful resource for those searching for demographics data, career search and relocation information and also for market research. With data ranging from Ancestry to Education, The Hispanic Databook presents a useful compilation of information that will be a much-needed resource in the reference collection of any public or academic library along with the marketing collection of any company whose primary focus in on the Hispanic population.
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Introduction
Hispanic Political Leadership Facts
Why Latinos Need to Register and Vote
User's Guide

SECTION ONE:

National Profile
2010 Census Profile
Top Congressional Districts by Latino Share of Population
National Profile
Hispanic/Latino Population for the United States and States: 1980 to 2010
National Maps Showing Percent of State Population for All 23 Hispanic/Latino Groups

SECTION TWO:

State & Place Profiles
For a place (city, town, etc.) to be included in this section, it must meet one of two criteria. Either its
overall population is at least 125,000, OR its overall population is at least 25,000 and its Hispanic/
Latino population is at least 20% of the overall population. For those states where less than five places
meet either of these criteria, we have included places with total population of 10,000 or more with the
highest percentage of Hispanic/Latino population, so that each state is represented by at least five
places. This section starts with the state profile, followed by place profiles that meet the criteria above.
Places are listed alphabetically within each state. Each profile contains data for 26 topics, if available.
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

SECTION THREE:

Rankings & Comparisons
This section contains top 10 rankings for all states and counties, plus places (cities, towns, etc.) that
are profiled in this edition. Rankings and comparisons are arranged by topic for each of the
Hispanic/Latino groups.
Population
Population Growth: 2000-2010
Males per 100 Females
Average Household Size
Median Age
High School Graduates
Four-Year College Graduates
Population Age 3-17 Enrolled in Public School
Population Age 3-17 Enrolled in Private School
Foreign-Born Population
Foreign-Born Naturalized Citizens
Language Spoken at Home: English Only
Language Spoken at Home: Spanish
Unemployment Rate
Class of Worker: Private Wage and Salary
Class of Worker: Government
Means of Transportation to Work: Car, Truck or Van
Means of Transportation to Work: Public Transportation
Homeownship Rate
Median Home Value
Median Gross Rent
Median Household Income
Per Capita Income
Households with $100,000+ Income
Households with Food Stamps/SNAP Benefits During Past 12 Months
Poverty Rate
Alphabetical Place Name Index
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“If you can only purchase one resource on population statistics this year, this is a sound choice.”
-Library Journal

“This work updates the 2004 edition and provides detailed statistical information derived from the general 2010 U.S. Census and the 2006-2010 American Community Survey Census… Larger collections might find this volume a useful resource for statistical information on America's fastest-growing minority group.”
-Booklist

“In recent years, Hispanic Americans have become the nation's largest minority, making up over 12 percent of the population. For a directory originally published nearly a decade ago, an update was long overdue. With its comprehensive coverage of demographics and statistics for all 23 Hispanic national origins, this new edition is impressive. The real bonus is the free companion CD-ROM, which provides significantly more information than the book itself.”
–Library Journal

“The Hispanic Databook is recommended for reference collections, government documents reference collections, and other users of demographic information on the growing Hispanic origin population. Not a mere reprint of census data, this book provides useful value- added information.”
-Journal of Government Information
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