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Hispanic Youth Population
The Hispanic youth population has more than doubled since 1990. As a result, Hispanic youth now account for one-fourth (25%) of the U.S. youth population ages 10 to 17.

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  • Between 1990 and 2020, the Hispanic youth population (ages 10-17) increased 163%, from 3.2 million in 1990 to nearly 8.5 million in 2020. As a result, Hispanic youth now account for one-fourth (25%) of youth ages 10-17 in the United States, up from 12% in 1990.

Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/special_topics/qa10103.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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