U.S. States with the Highest Percentage of Hispanics

Name the states with the highest percentage of people who report themselves to be Hispanic or Latino.
Source: 2020 American Community Survey
Quiz by joez
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Last updated: December 1, 2021
First submittedOctober 29, 2016
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State
49.6
New Mexico
39.8
Texas
39.5
California
31.9
Arizona
29.5
Nevada
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State
26.5
Florida
21.9
Colorado
21.1
New Jersey
19.3
New York
17.6
Illinois
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Level 67
Aug 23, 2017
6 of these states were Mexico and 1 was Spain a while ago.
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Level 83
Sep 13, 2017
Got all but my own state.
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Level 85
Jan 12, 2018
surprised Florida is only 23,7%. I was there earlier last year and people appear to speak more Spanish there than English. Some people didn't even understand English at all!
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Level 68
Feb 2, 2018
If you visited Miami the hispanic population will be much higher than say, Jacksonville or some northern town.
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Level 87
May 5, 2022
Miami is basically North Cuba.
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Level 84
Feb 2, 2018
Southern Florida and northern Florida are two different worlds.

As they say: "The farther south you go, the farther north you get."

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Level 63
Aug 26, 2019
Indeed. Northern Florida = Southern Georgia
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Level 55
Nov 18, 2021
and vice versa
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Level 45
Jun 25, 2019
Depends on where in Florida....

Pensacola, Jacksonville are very different from Orlando, Miami

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Level 67
May 5, 2022
Good. :)
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Level 53
Mar 18, 2019
I'm sure this comment section will be full of nothing but intelligent discussion.
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Level 84
Sep 30, 2019
Aside from your comment, and the one immediately after it, so far so good.
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Level 76
Jan 15, 2020
And the 'Hi' comment below.
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Level 84
Jan 15, 2020
that was the one immediately after it
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Level 23
Apr 18, 2019
Hi
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Level 76
Jan 15, 2020
Arrggghhh... got all but FLORIDA.
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Level 63
Jan 16, 2020
New Jersey? Ayyy estoy caminando aqui!!
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Level 45
May 5, 2022
Jajajaja
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Level 32
Jan 17, 2020
I was surprised to not see Oklahoma on here.
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Level 58
Mar 2, 2021
Basically the Southwest, New York City and Chicago, it seems.
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Level 21
May 23, 2021
I forgot Nevada
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Level 55
May 5, 2022
I had no idea about the figures, I just tried the states closest to the Mexican border and when I run out of those, I tried the states with the biggest cities - got all but one with this tactic.
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Level 33
May 6, 2022
forgoteen about new jersey
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Level 24
Sep 3, 2022
how? North jersey is one of the most hispanic places in the u.s.
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Level 33
Sep 9, 2022
I feel like you only know this if you live in jersey