At unprecedented rates, the U.S. Hispanic population is joining the labor force, flooding most fields. Even as this happens, research shows that the income and net wealth of Hispanic workers continues to be less than that of non-Hispanic whites.*****
53 million Hispanics live in the United States. The weight of the swelling population has worked to sway and influence industries, communications, technology, marketing and brands. The core of the group's financial strength, however, lies with a few, "upscale Latinos," who account for just 37 percent of the Latino's mounting spending power.
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