The US Latino Population By The Numbers
Key Facts About The U.S. Latino Population To Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month
NPR will be covering and celebrating Latino culture and history throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins today.
You can find continued coverage here (and be sure to check out the "El Tiny" takeover of the Tiny Desk (home) concert series, kicking off with a performance from J Balvin).
Hispanic Heritage Month started as one week and was expanded in 1988. It begins on Sept. 15 to coincide with the national independence days of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
The Pew Research Center has been tracking key facts and figures on U.S. Latinos for years. Here are some of the latest highlights:
Note: Pew uses the terms "Hispanic" and "Latino" interchangeably; read more about …
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