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After two data briefs exploring the million-Puerto Rican milestone in Florida, Centro shines a spotlight on New York.. In 2014, New York was the state with the most Puerto Ricans in the United States; but for the first time in history, Florida joins New York as the only other state with more than...
It’s official: One million Puerto Ricans in Florida! And the South keeps growing. According to the American Community Survey (ACS) data for 2014 released on September 17, 2015, Florida became the second state behind New York to exceed a population of one million Puerto Ricans; a landmark in Puerto...
Puerto Rico's Declining Population Focus of Centro Data Sheet With fewer babies being born in Puerto Rico, the island is seeing a drop in its overall population, according to a new data sheet published by Centro. This population trend is compounded when combined with vigorous emigration that...
The Puerto Rican population in the United States continues to grow in the new millennium. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, between 2000 and 2010, the number of Puerto Ricans in the United States grew by more than 35 percent, from 3.4 million to 4.6 million. This rate of growth is nearly four...
This study is based on an adaptation of the Human Development Index, which allows us to disaggregate distinct racial and ethnic groups within the United States population. It reveals that Puerto Ricans ranked higher than Hispanics in general for 2010 but lagged behind the United States population...
Enrollment disparity in college or graduate school between Puerto Ricans and Latinos compared to whites is about 10 percentage points lower in the United States and New York State according to Centro’s new Education Research Brief by Dr. Luis O. Reyes and Anna Rosofsky. Their research is based on U...
Historically, the levels of political involvement for the Puerto Rican population in the United States have been lower than for the population as a whole and relative to nonHispanic whites in particular. Results from two large surveys from the 2000s, the Latino National Survey (2006) and the U.S...
Estimates show that the Puerto Rican population in the United States grew by 4% in 2011. These results show further that Puerto Ricans in the United States are a fast growing population group. In comparison, the total and white alone population grew by less than one percent, and Latinos as a whole...
As Puerto Ricans from the island move stateside amid the economic crisis, a discussion about the connections between those who stayed behind and those who are leaving wages on. This debate is nothing new given that the movement of Puerto Ricans to the states spans over 100 years. Yet, it has taken...
Centro’s fall events kicked off today with our Open House at Hunter College. Centro staff welcomed students and the Hunter community, showcasing programs, research resources, educational initiatives, and job opportunities we offer. We’re pleased to announce our Calendar of Events this fall, which...