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Old 05-20-2015, 02:18 PM
 
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Outside the Northeast states & Florida, most major cities & metro areas in the US are about 1% Puerto Rican and 0.5% Dominican.

Is there any cities (over 100k people) in the South (outside Florida) with large Puerto Rican & Dominican populations.
Cities/metro areas that are atleast 2% Rican and 1% dominican (double the average)

I know outside Florida, there are growing PR & DR populations in southern states along the atlantic coast from maryland down to georgia , also major cities in Texas has some too ....
I just don't know how large they are in these areas......

But like I said is there any city in any area of the south outside florida with PR & DR populations comparable or nearly comparable in size & influence to the Rican n Dominican populations in cities in florida & the northeast?
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Old 05-20-2015, 02:43 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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No. Chicago barely meets your 2% standard for Puerto Ricans.
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Old 05-20-2015, 06:12 PM
 
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Fayetteville NC fits: North Carolina Puerto Rican Hispanic Population Percentage City Rank Based on US Census 2010 data

Communities with a military presence may fit.
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Old 05-21-2015, 11:40 AM
 
Location: ITP - City of Atlanta Proper
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Here are the rankings for cities in the South (excluding the Florida metros) for metropolitan areas over 1,000,000.

Puerto Ricans:

Atlanta: 45,928
Dallas: 34,579
Houston: 28,641
Charlotte: 14,232
Raleigh: 11,020
Nashville: 6983
New Orleans: 5255
Memphis: 3096


Dominicans:

Atlanta: 13,717
Houston: 5409
Charlotte: 5,315
Raleigh: 3318
Dallas: 3054
New Orleans: 2800
Memphis: 584
Nashville: 521

*No ACS breakdown for Birmingham in Factfinder

In all of the above metropolitan areas, the largest Latino nationality is Mexican.


For comparison, here are the Florida cities:

Puerto Rican:

Orlando: 270,365 (This actually surprises me..but I'll admit I don't know much about Orlando)
Miami: 210,370
Tampa: 148,146
Jacksonville: 29,466

Dominican:

Miami: 97,291
Orlando: 38,233
Tampa: 18,035
Jacksonville: 3,405

For all of the above cities in Florida, Puerto Ricans are the largest Latino ethnicity...except for Miami where it is Cubans, obvs.
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Old 05-21-2015, 01:29 PM
 
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Here are the rankings for cities in the South (excluding the Florida metros) for metropolitan areas over 1,000,000.

Puerto Ricans:

Atlanta: 45,928
Dallas: 34,579
Houston: 28,641
Charlotte: 14,232
Raleigh: 11,020
Nashville: 6983
New Orleans: 5255
Memphis: 3096


Dominicans:

Atlanta: 13,717
Houston: 5409
Charlotte: 5,315
Raleigh: 3318
Dallas: 3054
New Orleans: 2800
Memphis: 584
Nashville: 521

*No ACS breakdown for Birmingham in Factfinder

In all of the above metropolitan areas, the largest Latino nationality is Mexican.


For comparison, here are the Florida cities:

Puerto Rican:

Orlando: 270,365 (This actually surprises me..but I'll admit I don't know much about Orlando)
Miami: 210,370
Tampa: 148,146
Jacksonville: 29,466

Dominican:

Miami: 97,291
Orlando: 38,233
Tampa: 18,035
Jacksonville: 3,405

For all of the above cities in Florida, Puerto Ricans are the largest Latino ethnicity...except for Miami where it is Cubans, obvs.
I'm no expert on this and that's why I created this thread, to hear opinions from other ppl. But im pretty sure of southern big city metro areas outside florida,, Baltimore, DC, Richmond VA, Hampton Roads, San Antonio, Austin, and even Greensboro NC have more Ricans then half the metro areas listed. The DC area having the largest number in the south outside florida, and the hampton roads area having the highest percentage outside Florida. Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, Houston numbers are accurate tho. This much I do know
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Old 05-21-2015, 02:13 PM
 
Location: ITP - City of Atlanta Proper
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I'm no expert on this and that's why I created this thread, to hear opinions from other ppl. But im pretty sure of southern big city metro areas outside florida,, Baltimore, DC, Richmond VA, Hampton Roads, San Antonio, Austin, and even Greensboro NC have more Ricans then half the metro areas listed. The DC area having the largest number in the south outside florida, and the hampton roads area having the highest percentage outside Florida. Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, Houston numbers are accurate tho. This much I do know
All of this data is from the Census Bureau from the 2012 American Community Survey. If you are ever curious, you can just go to Factfinder.census.gov and put in the city and the data points you want to see. Since I'm already there, here you go. Some of those cities didn't make my original post the list due to my arbitrary 1 million metro mark, some for other reasons (LOL, that you put DC and Baltimore in the South. That I disagree, but you are about to be roasted my friend. )

Puerto Rican:

DC: 54,819
Hampton Roads: 27,525
San Antonio: 21,521
Baltimore: 19,994
Richmond: 10,781
Austin: 10,796
Greensboro: 4,562

Dominican:

DC: 18,969
Baltimore: 4,569
Hampton Roads: 3,253
Richmond: 1,467
San Antonio:1,211
Greensboro: 812
Austin: 501



So when you combine my previous non-Florida list, this is the full ranking with your additions.

Puerto Ricans:

DC: 54,819
Atlanta: 45,928
Dallas: 34,579
Houston: 28,641
Hampton Roads: 27,525
San Antonio: 21,521
Baltimore: 19,994
Charlotte: 14,232
Raleigh: 11,020
Richmond: 10,781
Austin: 10,796
Nashville: 6983
New Orleans: 5255
Greensboro: 4,562
Memphis: 3096


Dominicans:

DC: 18,969
Atlanta: 13,717
Houston: 5409
Charlotte: 5,315
Baltimore: 4,569
Hampton Roads: 3,253
Raleigh: 3318
Dallas: 3054
New Orleans: 2800
Richmond: 1,467
San Antonio:1,211
Greensboro: 812
Memphis: 584
Nashville: 521
Austin: 501

Just like before for the original non-Florida cities the largest group of Latinos in each of those cities are Mexicans, with the exception of DC where Salvadorians are the largest.

The only thing that surprised me is that DC and Atlanta are basically even. I knew that there has been a lot of Dominicans and Puerto Ricans moving to Atlanta over the last 20 years or so from NYC, but I didn't know we had caught to DC which has had a steady migration for a while now.

I am curious as to why you would think San Antonio or Austin would have large populations of either group? It's Texas. Mexicans make up 95%+ of every Latino community in every city there.
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Old 05-21-2015, 02:25 PM
 
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Just like before for the original non-Florida cities the largest group of Latinos in each of those cities are Mexicans, with the exception of DC where Salvadorians are the largest.

The only thing that surprised me is that DC and Atlanta are basically even. I knew that there has been a lot of Dominicans and Puerto Ricans moving to Atlanta over the last 20 years or so from NYC, but I didn't know we had caught to DC which has had a steady migration for a while now.

I am curious as to why you would think San Antonio or Austin would have large populations of either group? It's Texas. Mexicans make up 95%+ of every Latino community in every city there.
I thought the Hampton roads VA was the only non-Florida major metro in the south where Puerto Ricans were the largest Hispanic group. And the reason I included, Texas cities like Dallas San Antonio Houston and Austin, even tho they have huge mexican populations who often overshadow other groups, I'm sure they have significant Rican & to a lesser degree Dominican populations none the less.
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Old 05-22-2015, 02:43 PM
 
Location: Orlando Metro Area
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Originally Posted by waronxmas View Post
Here are the rankings for cities in the South (excluding the Florida metros) for metropolitan areas over 1,000,000.

Puerto Ricans:

Atlanta: 45,928
Dallas: 34,579
Houston: 28,641
Charlotte: 14,232
Raleigh: 11,020
Nashville: 6983
New Orleans: 5255
Memphis: 3096


Dominicans:

Atlanta: 13,717
Houston: 5409
Charlotte: 5,315
Raleigh: 3318
Dallas: 3054
New Orleans: 2800
Memphis: 584
Nashville: 521

*No ACS breakdown for Birmingham in Factfinder

In all of the above metropolitan areas, the largest Latino nationality is Mexican.


For comparison, here are the Florida cities:

Puerto Rican:

Orlando: 270,365 (This actually surprises me..but I'll admit I don't know much about Orlando)
Miami: 210,370
Tampa: 148,146
Jacksonville: 29,466

Dominican:

Miami: 97,291
Orlando: 38,233
Tampa: 18,035
Jacksonville: 3,405

For all of the above cities in Florida, Puerto Ricans are the largest Latino ethnicity...except for Miami where it is Cubans, obvs.
Yeah. Central Florida is one of the largest PR communities outside of the island itself.
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Old 05-23-2015, 03:24 PM
 
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Here are the rankings for cities in the South (excluding the Florida metros) for metropolitan areas over 1,000,000.

Puerto Ricans:

Atlanta: 45,928
Dallas: 34,579
Houston: 28,641
Charlotte: 14,232
Raleigh: 11,020
Nashville: 6983
New Orleans: 5255
Memphis: 3096


Dominicans:

Atlanta: 13,717
Houston: 5409
Charlotte: 5,315
Raleigh: 3318
Dallas: 3054
New Orleans: 2800
Memphis: 584
Nashville: 521

*No ACS breakdown for Birmingham in Factfinder

In all of the above metropolitan areas, the largest Latino nationality is Mexican.


For comparison, here are the Florida cities:

Puerto Rican:

Orlando: 270,365 (This actually surprises me..but I'll admit I don't know much about Orlando)
Miami: 210,370
Tampa: 148,146
Jacksonville: 29,466

Dominican:

Miami: 97,291
Orlando: 38,233
Tampa: 18,035
Jacksonville: 3,405

For all of the above cities in Florida, Puerto Ricans are the largest Latino ethnicity...except for Miami where it is Cubans, obvs.
Orlando has been a hub for Puerto Ricans for close to 20yrs now. They've been migrating to Orlando for a minute.
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Old 05-23-2015, 05:31 PM
 
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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Just like before for the original non-Florida cities the largest group of Latinos in each of those cities are Mexicans, with the exception of DC where Salvadorians are the largest.

The only thing that surprised me is that DC and Atlanta are basically even. I knew that there has been a lot of Dominicans and Puerto Ricans moving to Atlanta over the last 20 years or so from NYC, but I didn't know we had caught to DC which has had a steady migration for a while now.
You mentioned Salvadorans, whom are Central Americans, so I assume you are talking about total Latin American populations total? The Caribbean population, yes, nearly even between Washington and Atlanta. Total Latin American population, Washington, D.C. is the larger of the two by a good amount.

Total Hispanic and/or Latin American Population (MSA):
1. Miami MSA: 2,419,441
2. Houston MSA: 2,228,634
3. Dallas/Fort Worth MSA: 1,863,795
4. Washington D.C. MSA: 839,697
5. Atlanta MSA: 577,276
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Mexicans make up 95%+ of every Latino community in every city there.
Yeah, no.

Houston is a city in Texas and when you take out the Mexican people, its Latin American population still tops 500,000. Bringing it back to total Latin American population that is a shade shy of 25% of its total Latin American population. It is almost the same size as Atlanta's entire Latin American population in general - again, without Mexican people.

- Houston MSA: 2,228,634 (Total Latin American Population)
- Houston MSA: 1,716,841 (Only the Mexican population)
- Houston MSA: 511,793 (Latin Americans not of Mexican background)
- Atlanta MSA: 577,276 (Total Latin American Population)

It is also similar with Dallas-Fort Worth, when you take out the Mexican people, the Metroplex still has about 320,000 people of other Latin American backgrounds which is for all intents and purposes closer to Atlanta's total Latin American population as a whole. That without the massive Mexican population in the Metroplex of 1.6 million, the Metroplex's other Latinos are also around the 20% range for total Latinos there. In addition to the Central American population actually being the fastest growers in both Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth, I would say you were entirely off the mark. For example, when you take away Mexican people in Atlanta MSA (336,013) then Atlanta's total Latin American population (577,276) craters substantially to just (240,000 people of Latin American descent who are not of Mexican background).

Here's the census data for the mot recent year available, you can check it if you want: http://www.city-data.com/forum/membe...population.bmp

By the way, 95% of Austin and San Antonio's Latin American population is Mexican? Yeah, no.

Obviously Miami's Latin American population is deeper and more pronounced than the rest but it was intelligent to take out Florida, Miami would've come out ahead with relative ease.

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