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Puerto Rican Population Grows in 2016

Centro Staff

The Puerto Rican population grew in the U.S. from 5.3 million in 2015 to 5.4 million in 2016. Recently, released data from the 2016 American Community Survey showed Puerto Ricans (1.4%) and Latinos overall (1.6%) were among the fastest growing population groups in the United States, compared to non-Hispanic whites (0%), non-Hispanic blacks (0.3%), and the total U.S. population (0.5%). Latinos account for more than half of total population growth in the U.S.

 

Puerto Rican Population Grows in 2016

Puerto Rican Population Grows in 2016

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