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The map of Spanish in the United States: 10 interesting facts

The map of Spanish in the United States: 10 interesting facts

Map of Spanish in the United States

The future of Spanish is in the United States. According to the 2010 Census, the United States already has 54 million Hispanics (54,166,049 exactly), a population second only to Mexico.

Ten interesting facts

1. 16.3 percent of the total US population is Hispanic.

2. 43% growth in the last 10 census years (2010-2000.

3. In some states such as South Carolina or Alabama the growth has been higher than 140%

4. In the United States as a whole, 16.3 percent of the population speaks Spanish.

5. In New Mexico, Spanish is already the predominant language, surpassing even English with 48.3% of Hispanics.

6. In six major states, Hispanics already represent more than a fifth of the population: California (39%), Texas (37.6%), Arizona (36.6%), Nevada (26.5%), Florida (22.5%), Colorado (20.7%)

7. In all states except Alaska and a few in the north it is the second language after English

8. Only in two states: California (14,013,719) and Texas (9,460,921) live more than 23.4 million Hispanics.

9. At the beginning of 2013, California's non-Hispanic white population equaled the Hispanic population, both accounting for 39% of the state's total population.

10. According to estimates, in 2060, Hispanics will make up 48% of the population versus 30% for non-Hispanic whites.

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