In 2015, Florida had the second largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the United States (1,069,446) after New York (1,084,872). Florida and New York were the only states with more than one million Puerto Ricans during this year. Puerto Ricans accounted for 5.3 percent of the total population in Florida, but 21.5 percent of the state’s Latino population in 2015. In other words, one in every five Latinos in Florida was Puerto Rican.
Centro Data Sheet: Puerto Ricans in Florida, 2015