By the Numbers: States Where Hispanics Are Most Assimilated

With Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) having just begun and Hispanic immigration recently dominating the political forefront, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s States Where Hispanics Are Most Assimilated.

To measure how well Hispanics have adapted to mainstream American society relative to where they live, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 14 key metrics. The data set ranges from Hispanics’ English proficiency to educational attainment to homeownership rates. The numbers below relate to Hispanic assimilation in Wisconsin compared to the rest of the nation.


English proficiency among Hispanics


Percent of Hispanics with at least a Bachelor’s degree


Veteran status for Hispanics


Test scores in math and reading for Hispanic students


Unemployment rate for Hispanics


Median annual income of Hispanics


Poverty rates among Hispanics


Percent of Hispanic population 18 years and above naturalized as U.S. citizens


Public high school graduation rate for Hispanic students


Home ownership rates for Hispanics

Click here for the full report.

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