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1990
2000
2007
2010
Population1 (thousands)
76.7
379
806.6
1000
Buying Power1
$1 Billion
$5 Billion
$12 Billion
$18 Billion

% Male/Female
59/41

North Carolina has

the fastest annual growth rate

of Hispanics in the U.S.

% from... Outside the U.S. 38

Other States 40

Born in NC 22
% from2 Mexico 68



Hispanics Non-Hispanics

Avg. Household Size
3.7 people 2.4 people

Age %...  less than 5 years old 14 7

 5-17 years old 21 18

 18-44 years old 55 44

 45+ older 10 31

Median School Years Completed
7.5 years 12 years

% of Workers in  Construction 42 10

 Retail 12 15

 Manufacturing 11 14

 Agriculture 9 2

 Professional & Business Scvs 8 8

 Leisure & Hospitality 6 9

 Education & Healthcare 4 20

 Others 8 22


  Median HH Income $32,000 $45,700

1Selig Institute, University of Georgia, 2004
2Mumford Institute, University of Albany, 2003 All Other: Economic Impact of Hispanics on NC. Kenan-Flagler Business School. UNC-Chapel Hill, 2006
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