Winter 2007 > Features

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LATINOS IN THE UNITED STATES
  • 44.7 million Latinos in the United States
  • 14.4 percent of the U.S. population
LATINOS IN INDIANA
  • 284,909 Latinos in Indiana
  • 4.5 percent of the Indiana population
LATINOS IN ELKHART COUNTY
  • 24,626 Latinos in Elkhart County
  • 12.6 percent of Elkhart County population, giving it the largest percent of Latinos in the state
MINORITIES AT GOSHEN COLLEGE (2006-2007)
  • 17.7 percent of total enrollment are African, Latino, Asian and Native American students, as well as international students
  • 5.5 percent are Latino/Hispanic
  • 3.2 percent are African-American
  • 1.4 percent are Asian/Pacific  Islander
  • .1 percent are Native American
  • 7.8 percent are international students from 33 countries

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006; Indiana Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs, 2006; U.S. Census Bureau, 2005; Goshen College Multicultural Affairs Office