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<b>64%</b><br>
The percentage of Hispanic-origin people in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000001" title="United States" href="/topic/politics/government/national-government/united-states-ORGOV0000001.topic">the United States</a> who were of Mexican background in 2007. Another 9 percent were of Puerto Rican background, with 3.5 percent Cuban, 3.1 percent Salvadoran and 2.7 percent Dominican. The remainder were of some other Central American, South American or other Hispanic or Latino origin.<br>
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About 45 percent of the nation's Dominicans lived in New York City in 2007 and about half of the nation's Cubans in Miami-Dade County, Fla.<br>
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<b>107</b><br>
Number of Hispanic males in 2008 per every 100 Hispanic females. This was in sharp contrast to the overall population, which had 97 males per every 100 females.<br>
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<b>27.7 years</b><br>
Median age of the Hispanic population in 2008. This compared with 36.8 years for the population as a whole.<br>
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<i>Source:</i> <a href="http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/013984.html" target=new>U.S. Census Facts for Features</a>

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64%
The percentage of Hispanic-origin people in the United States who were of Mexican background in 2007. Another 9 percent were of Puerto Rican background, with 3.5 percent Cuban, 3.1 percent Salvadoran and 2.7 percent Dominican. The remainder were of some other Central American, South American or other Hispanic or Latino origin.

About 45 percent of the nation's Dominicans lived in New York City in 2007 and about half of the nation's Cubans in Miami-Dade County, Fla.

107
Number of Hispanic males in 2008 per every 100 Hispanic females. This was in sharp contrast to the overall population, which had 97 males per every 100 females.

27.7 years
Median age of the Hispanic population in 2008. This compared with 36.8 years for the population as a whole.

Source: U.S. Census Facts for Features

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