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This report is an update to the CLACLS report "The Latino Population of New York City, 1990-2010" issued in November 2011. It uses the most current data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 American Community Survey released in October 2016. The report examines a wide range of social and economic variables tracing how these changed for Latinos in general within the City in comparison to non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and Asians. It also examines the changes within the five largest Latino nationalities in the City: Dominicans, Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, Ecuadorians, and Colombians. There has been a definitive transformation in Latino New York's population as without question, according to census data, the Dominican population has surpassed the Puerto Rican population to become New York City's largest Latino national subgroup.


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Citation information: Bergad, L.W. (2016). The Latino Population of New York City 1990-2015. New York, NY: Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center.



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