White Hispanic and Latino Americans

Racial category

In the United States, a White Hispanic[2] is an individual who self-identifies as white and of Hispanic descent and/or speaks the Spanish language natively. White Latino Americans are a broader category, including people of Brazilian descent, who mostly speak Portuguese, as well as Spanish-speaking populations.

White Hispanic and Latino Americans
Americanos hispanos y latinos blancos
Total population
Increase 26,735,713
53.0% of all Hispanic and Latino Americans
8.6% of total U.S. population
(2010, census)
Regions with significant populations
All areas of the United States
 California6,503,487[1]
 Texas5,398,738[1]
 Florida2,867,365[1]
Languages
American English • American Spanish • Mexican Spanish • Portuguese • Spanglish • Nuyorican English • Miami English
Religion
Predominantly Christianity
(mostly Roman Catholic, sizeable Protestant)
Minority Atheism • Irreligion • Judaism and others
Related ethnic groups
White Latin Americans, White Americans, Hispanic and Latino Americans, Spanish Americans, Portuguese Americans, Italian Americans, French Americans

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "B03002. HISPANIC OR LATINO ORIGIN BY RACE". 2007 American Community Survey. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-10-30.
  2. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Social & Demographic Statistics. "U.S. Census Bureau Guidance on the Presentation and Comparison of Race and Hispanic Origin Data". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-03-29.