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Latino Demographic Resources

Latino State Fact Sheets This series profiles Latinos in the 35 U.S. states with the largest Latino population, largest proportion of Latinos, and the largest growth in the Latino population from 2000 to 2008. Each fact sheet provides state-specific information on the economic well-being, education, health insurance coverage, homeownership, and electoral participation of Hispanics. In addition, the fact sheets include a breakdown of the age, citizenship status, and ethnic subgroups of Hispanics in each state. National Council of La Raza

Where We Stand: Hispanic Health Coverage at the National Level This fact sheet shows how Latinos are more likely to be uninsured than any racial or ethnic group in the United States. Although Hispanics’ uninsured rates showed signs of decreasing in recent years, the latest estimates suggest that the economic recession hit the community hard. Kara Ryan, (November 5, 2010) Issue: Access to Health Insurance, Health Care Reform, Publication Type: Fact Sheet - National Council of La Raza

Will the Foreclosure Crisis Consume the Latino Middle Class? Each month, as the rate of foreclosures rises, Americans ask if we have seen the worst of it. Studies indicate, however, that families will continue to lose their homes at record levels. Without a comprehensive strategy to prevent further deterioration, we will witness a complete dismantling of the middle class. Decision-makers must take aggressive action today to rein in the needless damage being done to American households. (November 2, 2010) Publication Type: Fact Sheet - National Council of La Raza