In 2014, for the first time, the Puerto Rican population exceeded one million in Florida. Florida joined New York as the only other state with more than one million PuertoRicans. The Puerto Rican population grew from 3% of the Florida population in 2000 to 5.1% in 2014. One out of every fiveLatinos in Florida is Puerto Rican.
Puerto Ricans in Florida, the United States, and Puerto Rico, 2014