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Research Briefs

Research Briefs are descriptive and topical summaries on specific areas of interest about the experience of the Puerto Rican population in the United States. These briefs include charts, tables, and narratives that describe the Puerto Rican population in the context of other, broader populations. Examples of such brief topics include subject of current pertinence, such as disconnected youth, migration, poverty, race-based differences, civic engagement, food and nutrition.

Most people in the United States reside in homes they own. This was the case for 63 percent of the population in 2014. But this is not the case for...
Although Puerto Rican entrepreneurs only made 1 percent of nation’s total business establishments in 2012, they are the fastest growing entrepreneurs...
This research brief reviews health insurance coverage among the Puerto Rican population in the United States relative to the nation’s overall...
School, Work and the Transition of Puerto Rican Youth to Adulthood
According to the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, in 2014 the United States was home to nearly 5.3 million individuals who were 16 to 24...
The Puerto Rican Education Pipeline: New York City, New York State, and the United States
For instance, the disparity between Puerto Ricans and non-Hispanic whites earning a bachelor’s degree has hovered around a 15-percentage point...
Puerto Rican Households in the U.S.
Compared to the distribution of all U.S. households, the sharpest differences among Puerto Rican households were seen in the underrepresented...