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Univision Insights: Hispanic Demographic Boom Driving Growth in Nebraska, North Carolina, Delaware, Kansas and Wyoming, According to New 2010 Census Data

03/04/11 . Univision PR

Hispanic population approximately 20.7 million in the 26 states released, accounting for 51% of U.S. population growth

New York, NY — NEW YORK, NY ñ March 4, 2011 ñ The U.S. Hispanic demographic boom continues according to the 2010 U.S. Census data released this week for Nebraska, North Carolina, Delaware, Kansas and Wyoming. According to the new statistics:

ï Hispanics accounted for more than 63% of the total population growth in Nebraska.
ï In North Carolina, Hispanics are growing eight times faster than the non-Hispanic population, more than doubling in the last 10 years.
ï 1 out of every 3 individuals added to the Delaware state population is of Hispanic origin. In fact, Hispanics in the states are growing faster than any other demographic.
ï The Hispanic population in Kansas grew more than 59% since 2000. Moreover, Hispanics accounted for more than 42% of the growth among the adult population in the state.
ï Hispanics in Wyoming accounted for more than 26% of the population growth in the state.
ìAs the Census continues to release state-by-state population figures, it is clear the Hispanic population is fueling phenomenal growth across every state in the nation,î said Elizabeth Ellers, executive vice president, Corporate Research, Univision Communications Inc.

Based on an aggregation of the 26 states releases thus far by the Census bureau:

ï Hispanic population growth is exceeding the most recent Census estimates by more than 5%.
ï Approximately 20.7 million Hispanics in the 26 states released as of 3-4-11.
ï Hispanics contributed 51% of the overall population growth in those states.
ï From Census 2000-2010 the Hispanic population in these states grew by 52%.

The U.S. Census is expected to release state by state information through March 2011. Univision will continue to provide insights focused on the Hispanic data. For additional information on the 2010 Census data or to schedule an interview with Elizabeth Ellers, executive vice president, Corporate Research for Univision Communications Inc., please contact: Rosemary Mercedes at 212-455-5335 or rmercedes@univision.net.

About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the premier media company serving the U.S. Hispanic community. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 95% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, reaching 85% of U.S. Hispanic Households; GalavisiÛn, the countryís leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Companyís platforms; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations and 70 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive Media, which includes Univision.com, the leading Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S., and Univision MÛvil, the industryís most comprehensive Spanish-language suite of mobile offerings; and TuTv, U.S. outlet for pay television channels of Mexico-based Grupo Televisa. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.univision.net.

 

Contact: Rosemary Mercedes
212-455-5335
rmercedes@univision.net

 

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