Youth is a defining characteristic of the U.S. Latino population. About six-in-ten Latinos (61%) in the U.S. were 35 or younger in 2016. The number of young Latinos –35 million – increased 20% from a decade earlier, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing youth populations in the country.
With a median age of 28, Latinos are also the nation’s youngest major racial or ethnic group. Here are some key facts about them. READ MORE AT PEW RESEARCH CENTER