According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2017, Florida had the largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the United States (1,128,225). Florida and New York (1,113,123) were the only states with more than one million Puerto Ricans during this year. Puerto Ricans accounted for 5.4 percent of the total population in Florida, and 21 percent of the state’s Hispanic or Latino population in 2017. Therefore, one in every five Latinos in Florida was Puerto Rican as was one in twenty Floridians. The state of Florida has one of the most diverse Latino populations in the country. As of 2017, the Puerto Rican population was the second largest group of Latinos in Florida after Cubans (28.5%), and together they comprised almost half the state’s Latino population. The other half of the Latino population was comprised of South Americans (17.9%), Mexicans (13.5%), Central Americans (10.7%), Dominicans (4.8%), and lastly other Latinos (3.6%).