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Hispanic Texans may now be the state’s largest demographic group, new census data shows

For years, the state’s Hispanic population has grown significantly faster than the white population. The new census data is the first to reflect Texas passing a milestone in its cultural and political evolution.

Josie and Santos Ramos dance during a Cinco de Mayo parade and festival on April 30, 2022. The couple has been married for 49 years and raised their family in Texas City.

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