- Author: UCR Today by Sarah Nightingale
A new analysis of recently available Census data finds that businesses owned by Hispanics are being created at a significantly faster pace than ‘total' businesses in the United States, California and the Inland Southern California region – bucking a trend of diminished business formation during the recession and post-recession years.
The study, released today by the UC Riverside Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at the School of Business Administration, examines data from the U.S Census Bureau's newest Survey of Business Owners, which is published once every five years and provides the most current snapshot of the nation's...
- Author: Migration Policy Institute
The United States attracts immigrants from across the globe, who speak a diverse array of languages. In 2013, approximately 61.6 million individuals, foreign and U.S. born, spoke a language other than English at home. While the majority of these individuals also spoke English with native fluency or very well, about 41 percent (25.1 million) were considered Limited English Proficient (LEP). Limited English proficiency refers to anyone above the age of 5 who reported speaking English less than “very well,” as classified by the U.S. Census Bureau. Though most LEP individuals are immigrants, nearly 19 percent (4.7 million) were born in the United States, most to immigrant parents. Overall, the LEP population represented 8...
From 2020 to 2034, about 14 million new jobs will be created in the United States and 75 percent of them—approximately 11 million—will be filled by Hispanics.
In the nearer future, over the next five years, Hispanics are expected to fill 40 percent of all new jobs.
A wave of baby boomer (people born between 1946 and 1964) retirements, and a younger faster-growing Hispanic population are driving those numbers, according to a new report from the research group IHS Economics.
“People think Hispanics are going to take three of every four jobs but a lot of what's...
- Author: The New York Times
Hispanics generally fare better than blacks in rankings of inequality in American life, according to a new report by the National Urban League.
The annual report, called the State of Black America, also included a ranking of income inequality and unemployment for 77 American cities that had large black populations and 83 cities that had large Hispanic populations, based on data from the American Community Survey, an annual survey by the Census Bureau.
Nationwide, black Americans are twice as likely to be unemployed as whites (13.1 percent of blacks versus 6.5 percent of whites, according to...
- Author: U.S. Census Bureau
More than three out of five noncitizens under age 35 have been in the U.S. for five years or more, with a majority coming before they were 18 years old, according to a brief released from the U.S. Census Bureau. Most of these immigrants — about 80 percent — were young adults from 18 to 34.