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Hispanic Youth Population
In 2020, more than 33 million youth ages 10 to 17 were living in the U.S. -- nearly 8.5 million of these youth were Hispanic.

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

  Hispanic White* Black* American
Indian*
Asian* Total
Population ages 10 to 17 8,459,564 17,499,931 5,006,878 327,033 1,989,704 33,283,110
 
Male 4,310,987 8,963,265 2,540,336 165,139 1,006,766 16,986,493
 10 to 12 1,635,191 3,266,433 960,186 61,627 377,486 6,300,923
 13 to 14 1,101,318 2,255,207 645,417 41,863 250,240 4,294,045
 Age 15 535,230 1,135,749 314,000 20,759 125,646 2,131,384
 Age 16 523,535 1,154,076 311,537 20,591 126,413 2,136,152
 Age 17 515,713 1,151,800 309,196 20,299 126,981 2,123,989
 
Female 4,148,577 8,536,666 2,466,542 161,894 982,938 16,296,617
 10 to 12 1,573,888 3,116,595 932,200 60,695 363,843 6,047,221
 13 to 14 1,058,305 2,145,599 625,906 41,024 241,400 4,112,234
 Age 15 513,415 1,081,549 304,278 20,360 124,934 2,044,536
 Age 16 505,125 1,097,613 302,815 20,103 126,066 2,051,722
 Age 17 497,844 1,095,310 301,343 19,712 126,695 2,040,904

*Race groups exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Hispanic youth can be of any race. The American Indian race category also includes Alaskan Native youth. The Asian race category also includes Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander youth.

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Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/special_topics/qa10102.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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