Puerto Ricans in the United States
1.77% of the U.S. population (2018)
|Regions with significant populations|
|Majority concentrated in the Northeast region and the southern state of Florida |
New York, Florida, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey
Smaller numbers in other parts of the country, including other parts of the Northeast like Rhode Island, Delaware and Maryland. Also major cities in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia and Texas down South, Ohio, Illinois and Wisconsin in the Midwest and California and Hawaii out west, among other areas.
|Spanish and English|
|majority Roman Catholic and Protestant, minority African diasporic religions|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Criollos, Mestizos, Mulattos, Taíno, Europeans, Africans|
Puerto Ricans in the United States, also called Stateside Puerto Ricans, or Puerto Rican Americans, are Puerto Ricans in the United States proper (the 50 states and the District of Columbia), who are born in or trace family ancestry to the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.
References[change | change source]
- "B03001 HISPANIC OR LATINO ORIGIN BY SPECIFIC ORIGIN - United States - 2018 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. July 1, 2018. Retrieved November 25, 2019.