Latinos

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The 2020 census showed a changing demographic in the Bronx. According to that census data, New York’s Hispanic population not only grew — the group makes up 28.3% of the New York City’s population — but became the predominate racial group in the Bronx at a 54.8% clip.

However, advocates say that new maps for the state’s congressional and legislative districts — which give Democrats a heavy political advantage and was signed into law by Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday — do not reflect the growing Latino or minority presence in the borough.

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