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Monthly Latino Employment Report: Latino Workers Contribute to Florida’s Economy

Alicia Criado, (August 3, 2012)

Issue: Economy and Workforce
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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The presence of Latinos in Florida is not a recent phenomenon. The 2010 Census national data demonstrate that Florida ranks among the top ten states with the largest proportions of Latinos between 2000 and 2010. Although Latinos have been a vital segment of Florida’s workforce strengthening the state’s main industries, Hispanic unemployment remains high. This Monthly Latino Employment Report provides an overview of Florida’s Latino workforce and their contributions to the state’s economy.