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Families and Children

10.7 million

The number of Hispanic family households in the United States in 2011.

Source: Families and Living Arrangements: Table F1 

63.1%                                                                

The percentage of Hispanic family households that were married couple households in 2011.

Source: Families and Living Arrangements: Table F1

61.1%

The percentage of Hispanic married couple households that included children younger than 18 in 2011.

Source: Families and Living Arrangements: Table F1

66.9%

Percentage of Hispanic children living with two parents in 2011.

Source: Families and Living Arrangements: Table C9

43.6%

Percentage of Hispanic married couples households with children under 18 in which both spouses were employed in 2011.

Source: Families and Living Arrangements: Table FG-1 

Businesses

Source for statements in this section: Statistics for All U.S. Firms by Industry, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race for the U.S., States, Metro Areas, Counties, and Places: 2007; Table SB0700CSA01

2.3 million

The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in 2007, up 43.6 percent from 2002.

$350.7 billion

Receipts generated by Hispanic-owned businesses in 2007, up 58 percent from 2002.

23.7%

The percentage of businesses in New Mexico in 2007 that were Hispanic owned, leading all states. Florida (22.4 percent) and Texas (20.7 percent) were runners-up.

Jobs

67.8%

Percentage of Hispanics or Latinos 16 years old and above who were in the U.S. civilian labor force in 2010.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 American Community Survey; Table S0201 (Hispanic)

19.0%

The percentage of civilian-employed Hispanics or Latinos 16 years old and above who worked in management, business, science and arts occupations in the U.S. in 2010.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 American Community Survey; Table S0201 (Hispanic)

Education

62.2%

The percentage of Hispanics 25 years old and above in the U.S. that had at least a high school education in 2010.

Source: American Community Survey: 2010; Table B15002I

13.0%                                                                        

The percentage of the U.S. Hispanic population 25 years old and above with a bachelor’s degree or higher in 2010.

Source: American Community Survey: 2010; Table B15002I

3.6 million                                                              

The number of Hispanics 25 years old and above in the U.S. who had at least a bachelor’s degree in 2010.

Source: American Community Survey: 2010; Table B15002I

1.1 million         

The number of Hispanics 25 years old and above in the U.S. with advanced degrees in 2010 (e.g., master’s, professional, doctorate).

Source: American Community Survey: 2010; Table B15002I

6.2%

Percentage of U.S. students (both undergraduate and graduate students) enrolled in college in 2010 who were Hispanic.

Source: School Enrollment Data: Current Population Survey: October 2010; Table 1

23.2%

Percentage of elementary and high school students in the U.S. that were Hispanic in 2010.

Source: School Enrollment Data: Current Population Survey: October 2010; Table 1

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