This profile provides key demographic information on Latino eligible voters1 and other major groups of eligible voters in Indiana.2 All demographic data are based on Pew Research Center tabulations of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 American Community Survey.3

Hispanics in Indiana’s Eligible Voter Population

Population and Electorate in the United States and Indiana, 2014
  • The Hispanic population in Indiana is the 21st largest in the nation. About 426,000 Hispanics reside in Indiana, 0.8% of all Hispanics in the United States.
  • Indiana’s population is 6% Hispanic, the 32nd largest Hispanic statewide population share nationally.
  • There are 167,000 Hispanic eligible voters in Indiana—the 22nd largest Hispanic statewide eligible voter population nationally. California ranks first with 6.9 million.
  • Some 3% of Indiana eligible voters are Hispanic, the 31st largest Hispanic statewide eligible voter share nationally. New Mexico ranks first with 40%.
  • Some 39% of Hispanics in Indiana are eligible to vote, ranking Indiana 34th nationwide in the share of the Hispanic population that is eligible to vote. By contrast, 78% of the state’s white population is eligible to vote.
Characteristics of Eligible Voters in Indiana and the United States, 2014 Characteristics of Eligible Voters in Indiana, by Race and Ethnicity, 2014