US Hispanic Population by County (1990 – 2018)

Hispanic are Americans who are the posterity of immigrants from Spain or Latin America. After Indigenous Americans, Hispanics are the earliest ethnic group to reside much of what is now the U.S.

Hispanics generally are the leading minority ethnic group in the U.S., after non-Hispanic white Americans.

According to U.S. Census Bureau data, in 2018, Hispanic make up 18.1% (59.9 million) of the U.S. population.

Absence of Hispanic

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Absence of Hispanic, 2018
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Orange County in the Los Angeles metropolitan area has more Hispanics than any other U.S. county, with 4.9 million in 2018.

Top 20 U.S. counties with the Highest Number of Hispanics (2018)

  1. Orange (California): 4915287
  2. Dallas (Texas): 2035306
  3. Bronx (New York): 1907140
  4. Bronx (New York): 1379637
  5. Hidalgo (Texas): 1323017
  6. Clark (Nevada): 1214445
  7. El Paso (Texas): 1201366
  8. Queens (New York): 1171925
  9. Tarrant (Texas): 1135348
  10. Broward (Florida): 1088251
  11. Fresno (California): 1068361
  12. Kings (New York): 807228
  13. Santa Clara (California): 799915
  14. Kern (California): 701766
  15. Travis (Texas): 697411
  16. New York (New York): 639612
  17. Hillsborough (Florida): 609236
  18. Pima (Arizona): 593733
  19. Cameron (Texas): 531677
  20. Alameda (California): 492700

Top 20 US counties with Highest Percentage of Hispanics (2018)

  1. Starr (Texas): 96.36
  2. Webb (Texas): 95.46
  3. Maverick (Texas): 95.19
  4. Zapata (Texas): 94.59
  5. Zavala (Texas: 93.87
  6. Jim Hogg (Texas): 92.76
  7. Hidalgo (Texas): 92.38
  8. Brooks (Texas): 91.57
  9. Cameron (Texas): 89.81
  10. Duval (Texas): 89.13
  11. Willacy (Texas): 88.40
  12. Dimmit (Texas): 87.39
  13. La Salle (Texas): 87.07
  14. Imperial (California): 84.56
  15. Santa Cruz (Arizona): 83.44
  16. Presidio (Texas): 82.97
  17. El Paso (Texas): 82.95
  18. Val Verde (Texas): 82.50
  19. Mora (New Mexico): 80.98
  20. Jim Wells (Texas): 80.35

Hispanic Americans are the 2nd rapidly growing ethnic group by percentage growth in the U.S. after Americans of Asian ancestry.

Between 2009 and 2019, the Hispanic Americans share of the total U.S. population grew from 16.1% to 18.1%

U.S. Hispanic population reach a new high in 2019, but growth has decreased since the 2000s.

From 2005 to 2010, the U.S. Hispanic population rose by an average of 3.4 percent every year, but this growth has decreased to 2 percent a year after then.

The South had the quickest Hispanic Americans population increase of any United States region.

According to the map below, the U.S. counties with the quickest Hispanic population increase tend to have comparatively small Hispanic populations.

U.S. Hispanic Population: Percent Change by county

Top 20 US counties with the most significant percentage decrease in the Hispanic population

  1. Kalawao (Hawaii): -93.33%
  2. Seminole (Georgia: -45.62%
  3. Buchanan (Virginia): -40.15%
  4. Terrell (Texas): -38.68%
  5. Atchison (Missouri): -36.54%
  6. Wrangell-Petersburg (Alaska): -35.90%
  7. Harding (New Mexico): -35.36%
  8. Culberson (Texas): -34.39%
  9. Columbia (Washington): -30.42%
  10. San Juan (Colorado): -20.34%
  11. King (Texas): -18.87%
  12. Hidalgo (New Mexico): -17.91%
  13. Allen (Louisiana): -15.40%
  14. Duval (Texas): -11.03%
  15. Brooks (Texas): -10.97%
  16. Koochiching (Minnesota): -10.75%
  17. Kenedy (Texas): -10.24%
  18. Edwards (Texas): -9.81%
  19. Cochran (Texas): -8.22%
  20. Catron (New Mexico): -7.97%

Top 20 US counties with the most significant percentage increase in the Hispanic population

  1. Dixon (Nebraska): 21225%
  2. Webster (Georgia): 12100%
  3. Jerauld (South Dakota): 10100%
  4. Pierce (North Dakota): 7900%
  5. Stewart (Georgia): 7419%
  6. Clarke (Iowa): 6974%
  7. Spencer (Kentucky): 6867%
  8. Cuming (Nebraska): 6180%
  9. Gallatin (Kentucky): 5938%
  10. Lincoln (South Dakota): 5818%
  11. Sioux (Iowa): 5774%
  12. Loudon (Tennessee): 5653%
  13. Jasper (South Carolina): 5613%
  14. Telfair (Georgia): 5585%
  15. Franklin (Alabama): 5412%
  16. Shelby (Kentucky): 5225%
  17. Calhoun (Georgia): 5183%
  18. Saline (Nebraska): 4919%
  19. Crawford (Iowa): 4889%
  20. DeKalb (Alabama): 4828%
Absence of Hispanic in 1990Absence of Hispanic in 2018

Hispanic Americans are amongst the youngest ethnic group in the United States but have one of the most significant raises in median age over the past decade.

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