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Puerto Ricans in the United States

T he  Pew Hispanic Center , a project of the  Pew Research Center , today released a statistical profile of the  Puerto Rican  population in the 50 U.S. states and the  District of Columbia . The profile describes the demographic, employment and income characteristics of Hispanics of  Puerto Rican origin . The characteristics of Puerto Ricans are contrasted with the characteristics of all Hispanics and the U.S. population overall. The profile is based on the Center's tabulations of the  Census Bureau 's 2007 American Community Survey  (ACS).    The statistical profile is available at the Pew Hispanic Center's website,  www.pewhispanic.org . The  Pew Hispanic Center , a project of the  Pew Research Center , is a nonpartisan,  non-advocacy research organization based in Washington, D.C. and is funded by  The Pew Charitable Trusts .   source: The Pew Hispanic Center