Table 2. "Race" Self-reported by Largest Hispanic Groups in Selected States, 2000 Census
Race (Self-Reported)
Ethnic Identity Total Percent "Other" Percent White Percent Two or more races
Hispanic/Latino (US total): 35,204,480
          In California 10,928,470 51.6 39.7 6.4
          In Texas 6,653,338 36.7 58.0 4.1
          In New York-New Jersey 3,972,595 43.3 42.1 7.6
          In Florida 2,673,654 16.6 75.0 5.4
     Mexican 22,293,812
          In California 9,025,952 52.7 39.7 5.6
          In Texas 5,706,532 35.8 59.6 3.6
     Salvadoran, Guatemalan 1,532,512
          In California 667,273 61.1 30.2 7.2
          In Texas 146,781 54.1 40.0 5.2
     Puerto Rican 3,537,351
          In New York-New Jersey 1,462,393 40.5 45.4 6.5
          In Florida 496,122 22.9 66.9 6.2
     Cuban 1,311,994
          In New York-New Jersey 151,744 13.3 72.6 5.5
          In Florida 878,289 3.9 91.6 2.5
     Dominican 994,313
          In New York-New Jersey 709,755 62.4 19.8 8.9
          In Florida 92,785 33.9 45.5 9.2
     Colombian 648,731
          In New York-New Jersey 224,391 34.0 56.4 8.1
          In Florida 192,397 14.5 77.8 6.4
     Peruvian, Ecuadorian 697,798
          In New York-New Jersey 336,769 47.2 43.4 7.8
          In Florida 96,754 18.5 73.6 6.9
Source: 2000 US Census, 5 percent Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS).


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