The Census Bureau data reflects there are 53 million Hispanics in the United States. This number is projected to increase to 128.8 million by 2060 with Hispanics constituting 31% of the nation's total population. The United States ranks second in having the largest Hispanic population, with Mexico topping them at number one with 112 million. As of 2010, the states containing the highest number of Hispanic residents are Arizona (2 million), California (14.5 million), Colorado (1million), Florida (4 million), Illinois (2 million), New Jersey (1.5 million), New York (3.5 million) and Texas (10 million). The Pew Research Center illustrates that as of 2011, the number of Latinos in the U.S. is composed of Mexican Americans (65%), Puerto Ricans (9.5%), Salvadorans (3.8%), Cubans (3.6%), and Dominicans (2.9%). Those of Central America, South America, or other Hispanic/Latino origins make up the remaining percentage.
These numbers are rounded off, and are based on reports published as old as four years ago, recent figures may have changed and risen since then.