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Hispanic Youth Population
In 2020, Hispanic youth accounted for one-fourth (25%) of youth ages 10-17 in the United States, up from 12% in 1990.

Age, gender, and race profile of Hispanic youth (ages 10-17), 2020

Estimate Percent
Population ages 10 to 17 8,459,564 100%
 
Age
 10 to 12 3,209,079 38%
 13 to 14 2,159,623 26%
 Age 15 1,048,645 12%
 Age 16 1,028,660 12%
 Age 17 1,013,557 12%
 
Gender
 Male 4,310,987 51%
 Female 4,148,577 49%
 
Race
 White 7,464,671 88%
 Black 531,245 6%
 American Indian 295,312 3%
 Asian 168,336 2%

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Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/special_topics/qa10101.asp?qaDate=2020. Released on October 13, 2021.

Data Source: Puzzanchera, C., Sladky, A. and Kang, W. Easy Access to Juvenile Populations. Available on-line at: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezapop/.

 

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