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Learn more about our community's demographics through the following data briefs. These briefs include charts, tables, and narratives that describe the Puerto Rican population in key states.

 

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Between the years 2000 and 2014 the Puerto Rican population in the United States grew from about 3.4 million to almost 5.3 million

In 2014, for the first time, the Puerto Rican population exceeded one million in Florida

In 2014, Massachusetts was the state with most Puerto Ricans in the United States.

In 2014, New Jersey was the third state with the most Puerto Ricans in the United States, behind the Puerto Rican population in Florida and New York.

In 2014, New York continues to be the state with the most Puerto Ricans in the United States with an estimated population of 1.1 million Puerto Ricans

In 2014, Connecticut was the 6th state with most Puerto Ricans (301,182) in the United States.

In 2014 Illinois had the 7th largest Puerto Rican population in the United States with 211,626 Puerto Ricans

In 2014, there were approximately 177,448 Puerto Ricans living in Texas

In 2014, Ohio had the tenth largest number of Puerto Ricans in the U.S.

In 2014, Pennsylvania was the fourth state with most Puerto Ricans in the U.S.