All people from Spain are considered Hispanic. However, they may be part of any race, including white. More »

"Hispanic" technically refers to anything associated with Spain and ancient Spain in particular. In this sense, the term originated in the late sixteenth century, when the Latin words "Hispania" and "Hispanus" were appli... More »

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Hispanic people can be of any race, since the term "Hispanic" is most often used as a catch-all category for people who come from Spanish-speaking countries, such as Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. It is les... More »

People who self-identify as Spanish, Hispanic or Latino can be of any race, but people of Spanish origin typically are classified as white in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The white racial categ... More »

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The U.S. Census Bureau introduced the term Hispanic in the 1970s to include Americans from Spanish-speaking countries, such as Mexico and Costa Rica. In 2000, the U.S. Census Bureau recognized a need to better describe p... More »

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According to a 2010 Census Bureau report, the states with the largest white populations include Maine, Vermont, West Virginia and New Hampshire. Each state is said to have at least a 92 percent population that consists o... More »

As of September 2014, the U.S. population is 318 million people and approximately 30 percent, or 95 million, have graduated college with a bachelor’s degree. Another 17 percent, or 54 million, have graduated with an asso... More »