How many Hispanic Americans are immigrants and were born in a foreign country?

Not all Hispanic Americans are immigrants, but many of them are.

According to 1995 Census Bureau figures, about 39 percent of Hispanic Americans were born in a foreign country. They account for 46 percent, nearly half, of the 23 million foreign-born people in the United States.

Not surprisingly, Spanish is the language other than English that is most commonly spoken in the United States.

how many hispanic americans are immigrants and were born in a foreign country
About Karen Hill

Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist for zippyfacts.com. Born in New York, she loves interesting random facts from all over the world.