Hispanic – New York ǀ Hispanic ǀ Iberian American
Hispanic New Yorkers are people identifying or identified as Hispanic or Latino/a sampled in the state of New York. As of 2010, Hispanics accounted for 16.3% of the U.S. population, or around 50.5 million people. The projected Hispanic population of the United States for July 1, 2050 is 132.8 million people, or 30.2% of the nation's total projected population on that date. Justice Sonia Sotomayor comes from The Bronx and is of Puerto Rican descent. She is the Supreme Court’s first Hispanic and third female justice.
The Hispanic – New York population data represent DNA samples from 76 Hispanic (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hispanic-American) individuals in the state of New York (http://pewhispanic.org/states/?stateid=NY). Samples were provided by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Crime Laboratory. For details on this population, see http://pewhispanic.org/states/?stateid=NY and http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/research/res_topics_pgc_latino_plansum.shtml .
Photo: Sonia Sotomayor in her robes.
Source publication: CODIS STR Loci Data from 41 Sample Populations, J Forensic Sci, 2001, 46(3), 453-489.