The Gastón Institute responds to requests for periodic demographic updates on the Latino population in Massachusetts and other New England states. The rapidly changing makeup of the Latino population of Massachusetts calls for a deep understanding of the characteristics and situations of the different sectors of the community. While the non-Latino white population from Massachusetts declined around 4% over the last decade, the Latino population grew approximately 45%. This fact highlights the importance of Latino population to the State’s economic, political and social growth and stability.
Idali Torres, Maria; Granberry, Phillip; and Gaston Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston, "The Gastón Institute’s Response to Requests for Descriptive Socio-Demographic Profiles of Latinos in Massachusetts" (2012). Office of Community Partnerships Posters. 41.