Puerto Ricans in the United States facts for kids
1.77% of the U.S. population (2018)
|Regions with significant populations|
|Majority concentrated in the Northeast region and the southern state of Florida
New York, Florida, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey
Smaller numbers in other parts of the country, including other parts of the Northeast like Rhode Island, Delaware and Maryland. Also major cities in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia and Texas down South, Ohio, Illinois and Wisconsin in the Midwest and California and Hawaii out west, among other areas.
|Spanish and English|
|majority Roman Catholic and Protestant, minority African diasporic religions|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Criollos, Mestizos, Mulattos, Taíno, Europeans, Africans|
Puerto Ricans in the United States, also called Stateside Puerto Ricans, or Puerto Rican Americans, are Puerto Ricans in the United States proper (the 50 states and the District of Columbia), who are born in or trace family ancestry to the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.
Images for kids
Puerto Ricans in the United States Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.