The Changing Face of Florida's Hispanics


  • Luis Sánchez Department of Geography, Florida State University


Hispanic Americans --Population, Miami (Fla.) --Social conditions, Cubans --United States, Mexicans --United States, Puerto Ricans --United States, Cultural pluralism, Migration, Internal --United States, Cost and standard of living --Florida


This study closely examines the spatial changes of Florida's Hispanic population. It gives close attention to the current migratory movements of Hispanics to and within Florida. The study also provides an analysis of the number and distribution of the shifting demographics of Florida's Hispanics. The research examines the specific case of Central Florida as the new core area for the state's Hispanic population.