Friday, April 24, 2009

The Growing Latin American Influence: Opportunities for Maine's Economy

Thursday April 23rd, 2009
Maine Center for Economic Policy

Nearly 16,000 Hispanics live in Maine. From 2000 to 2007, Maine's Hispanic population grew by 67% compared to 3.3% growth for the total population. This report documents the contributions of Maine's growing Latino population focusing on first and second generation Latinos. Through a combination of quantitative and qualitative research, we follow the demographic trends, economic contributions and varied experiences associated with the state's growing Hispanic population.
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