This profile provides key demographic information on Latino eligible voters1 and other major groups of eligible voters in Wisconsin.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 Wisconsin’s Eligible Voter Population

Population and Electorate in the United States and Wisconsin, 2014
  • The Hispanic population in Wisconsin is the 25th largest in the nation. About 370,000 Hispanics reside in Wisconsin, 0.7% of all Hispanics in the United States.
  • Wisconsin’s population is 6% Hispanic, the 33rd largest Hispanic statewide population share nationally.
  • There are 156,000 Hispanic eligible voters in Wisconsin—the 23th largest Hispanic statewide eligible voter population nationally. California ranks first with 6.9 million.
  • Some 4% of Wisconsin eligible voters are Hispanic, the 30th largest Hispanic statewide eligible voter share nationally. New Mexico ranks first with 40%.
  • Some 42% of Hispanics in Wisconsin are eligible to vote, ranking Wisconsin 29th nationwide in the share of the Hispanic population that is eligible to vote. By contrast, 80% of the state’s white population is eligible to vote.
Characteristics of Eligible Voters in Wisconsin and the United States, 2014 Characteristics of Eligible Voters in Wisconsin, by Race and Ethnicity, 2014