Wednesday, September 27, 2006

New report undermines the belief that Latinos are an unmitigated blessing for America: Jared Taylor's New Century Foundation has released a statistical report on Hispanics. Here are its major findings (go here to download a copy):

Income and Wealth

Per capita income of Hispanics is one half that of non-Hispanic whites, and household net worth is less than one tenth.

Fifty percent of Hispanic households use some form of welfare, the highest rate of any major population group.


Hispanics are 3.3 times more likely to be in prison than whites; they are 4.2 times more likely to be in prison for murder, and 5.8 times more likely to be in prison for felony drug crimes.

Young Hispanics are 19 times more likely than young whites (and slightly more likely than young blacks) to be in youth gangs.


Hispanics drop out of high school at three times the white rate and twice the black rate.

Even third-generation Hispanics drop out of school at a higher rate than blacks and are less likely to be college graduates.

From 1992 to 2003, Hispanic illiteracy in English rose from 35 percent to 44 percent.

The average Hispanic 12th-grader reads and does math at the level of the average white 8th-grader.

Families and Health

At 43 percent, the Hispanic illegitimacy rate is twice the white rate, and Hispanic women have abortions at 2.7 times the white rate.

Hispanics are three times more likely than whites not to have medical insurance, and die from AIDS and tuberculosis at three times the white rate.

In California, the cost of free medical care for illegal aliens forced 60 hospitals to close between 1993 and 2003.


Only 33 percent of citizens of Hispanic origin consider themselves “Americans” first. The rest consider themselves either “Hispanic/Latino” or their former nationality first.


  1. Anonymous12:27 AM

    From the census table mentioned above:_"_____________________________________

    2003 $26,268 $26,268"

  2. Anonymous12:29 AM

    Likewise: " HISPANIC (of any race)

    2003 $13,297 $13,297 "

  3. Anonymous12:32 AM

    Supporting the first comparison given in the report: "Table H-15. Total Money Income Per Household Member,
    by Race and Hispanic Origin of Householder:
    1980 to 2003"
    shows that Hispanic incomes per person are quite close to 1/2
    that of the white, not hispanic category.
    This is more extreme than the black/white difference of the pre-WWII era.
    It is very nearly impossible to exaggerate the implications of a divergence of this magnitude, and it is
    attributable entirely to mass immigration under egregiously low standards of quality of population.


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