8 Hispanic groups in U.S. each had a million or more population in 2020

Eight Hispanic groups reached a population of a million or more in the United States in 2020, including the Colombian and Honduran populations that reached that milestone for the first time in census history, according to newly released detailed 2020 Census data.

The Venezuelan population experienced the fastest growth among the detailed Hispanic groups, soaring 181.5% since 2010.

The Hispanic or Latino population (referred to as the Hispanic population throughout this article) reached 62.1 million in the 2020 Census, increasing by over 11.6 million since the 2010 Census. The newly released data provides counts for 30 detailed groups, such as Guatemalan, and four regional groups, such as South American, for the Hispanic Population.

(Just under 30 percent of Hall County’s population in 2020 was Hispanic.)

In 2020, the Mexican population reached 35.9 million, 58% of the nation’s overall Hispanic population, down from 63% in 2010. The Mexican population was three times larger than the Caribbean Hispanic population, the largest regional group at 16.2%. The Caribbean Hispanic regional group includes the Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican and Other Caribbean Hispanic responses populations.