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In New York City, the Hispanic population increased by 8% since 2000 to 2.3 million.
Since the 2000 census, the Hispanic population in Long Island has increased 43% to over 400,000.
The biggest growth among Hispanics has happened in the outlying area of the city of Putnam County with an increase of 99% accounting for all the growth since 2000.
Westchester is home to nearly 200,000 Hispanics or 21% of the total population of the county.
In 2009, New York Hispanics contributed over $60 billion the economy (10% of the total spending in NY) and are expected to spend over $107 billion by 2019:

  • $14 billion on Shelter
  • $12 billion on Food & Beverages
  • $5 billion on Clothing-Apparel-Footwear
  • $4 billion on Utilities

Of the over 570,000 Hispanic K-12 grade student 68% are enrolled in NYC schools over 380,000.
The population of New York State grew by 2.1%.
The population of Non-Hispanic in New York decreased by 0.9%.
The Hispanic population in New York grew by 19.2%.
The total population of New York State grew by 401,645.
The Hispanic population of New York State grew by 549,339.
21.0% of the New York State Non Hispanic Population are age 18 and under.
28.5% of the Hispanic population of New York State are age 18 and under.
68.4% of the Hispanic population of New York State resides in NYC.
31.6% of the Hispanic population of New York State resides outside of NYC.
Statewide, Suffolk County had the largest Hispanic population increase (+96,828) followed by Bronx County (+96,708) and Westchester County (+62,908).
In NYC, The Bronx had the largest Hispanic population increase (+96,708) followed by Queens County (+57,145) and Richmond County (+27,501).
The town of Hempstead had the largest town/city Hispanic population increase (+45,497) followed by the town of Islip (+32,340) and the town of Brookhaven (+ 24,229).
In Upstate New York, Monroe County had the largest Hispanic population growth (+14,940) followed by Erie County (+10,677) and Onondaga County (+ 7,654).

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