Argentines are accommodated; almost none of them is poor. Around 250,000 Argentines reside in the United States. They stand out for their high socioeconomic status. As a matter of fact, they have the lowest percentage in poverty. They reside mostly in Florida, California, New York, New Jersey and Texas.
It is estimated that the average annual family household income is $ 55,000.
Percentage with a university degree: 40%
Position #2: Spaniards
They are considered to be the most integrated groups. There are about 700,000 Latinos of Spanish origin in the United States. This makes them the eighth largest group of Hispanics. Setting aside Puerto Ricans who are U.S. citizens from birth, the Spanish are the group with the highest percentage of citizens among its members (93%). They reside mostly in California, Texas, New Mexico, Florida and Colorado.
They are the group with the highest percentage of homeowners: 59% versus 46% of all Latinos.
It is estimated that the average annual family household income is $ 53,000.
Percentage of Spaniards living in poverty: 14%
Percentage with a university degree: 32%
Position #3: Peruvians
More than half a million Hispanics of Peruvian origin live in the United States, making them the 11th largest group of Latinos. In addition, Peruvians are stand out for being very entrepreneurial.
The state with the lowest number of Peruvians is North Dakota (fewer than 100). For its part, the city of Patterson, New Jersey, is considered the unofficial capital of Peruvian-Americans. They reside mostly in Florida, California, New Jersey, New York and Virginia.
It is estimated that the average annual family household income is $ 50,000.
Percentage of Peruvians living in poverty: 13%
Percentage with a university degree: 31%
Main occupation: management and other professions.