California Latino Voter Statistics

Census Analysis
(All statistics in thousands)

California
Year
Race
VAP
CVAP
REG
REG %
TO
TO %
REG SHARE
TO SHARE
VR POTENTIAL
2012 Total 28,357 23,419 15,356 65.6% 13,462 87.7% 8,063
White 21,330 17,692 11,785 66.6% 10,391 88.2% 76.75% 77.19% 5,907
Black 1,810 1,714 1,192 69.5% 1,063 89.2% 7.76% 7.90% 522
Latino 9,935 6,510 3,684 56.6% 3,157 85.7% 23.99% 23.45% 2,826
Asian 3,915 2,839 1,645 57.9% 1,380 83.9% 10.71% 10.25% 1,194
2010 Total 27,381 22,767 13,864 60.90% 10,725 77.36%     8,903
White 20,828 17,331 11,016 63.60% 8,666 78.67% 79.46% 80.80% 6,315
Black 1,728 1,661 932 56.10% 708 75.97% 6.72% 6.60% 729
Latino 9,004 5,816 3,025 52.00% 2,058 68.03% 21.82% 19.19% 2,791
Asian 3,860 2,938 1,472 50.10% 1,008 68.48% 10.62% 9.40% 1466
2008
Total
26,993
21,816
14,885
68.2%
13,828
92.9%
6,931
White
20,823
16,837
11,775
69.9%
10,982
93.3%
79.11%
79.42%
5,062
Black
1,682
1,646
1,105
67.1%
1,073
97.1%
7.42%
7.76%
541
Latino
8,859
5,193
3,263
62.8%
2,961
90.7%
21.92%
21.41%
1,930
2006
Total
26,318
21,250
13,239
62.3%
10,104
76.3%
8,011
White
12,540
11,977
8,461
70.6%
6,739
79.6%
63.91%
66.70%
3,516
Black
1,665
1,600
847
52.9%
608
71.8%
6.40%
6.02%
753
Latino
8,180
4,676
2,481
53.1%
1,717
69.2%
18.74%
16.99%
2,195
2004
Total
26,085
20,693
14,193
68.6%
12,807
90.2%
6,500
White
20,083
15,913
11,286
70.9%
10,273
91.0%
79.52%
80.21%
4,627
Black
1,678
1,564
1,141
73.0%
1,035
90.7%
8.04%
8.08%
423
Latino
8,127
4,433
2,455
55.4%
2,081
84.8%
17.30%
16.25%
1,978
2002
Total
24,405
19,642
12,025
61.2%
8,355
69.5%
7,617
White
19,185
15,668
9,930
63.4%
7,011
70.6%
82.58%
83.91%
5,738
Black
1,503
1,440
801
55.6%
549
68.5%
6.66%
6.57%
639
Latino
6,964
3,974
2,017
50.8%
1,206
59.8%
16.77%
14.43%
1,957
2000
Total
24,749
19,837
13,061
65.8%
11,489
88.0%
6,776
White
19,770
16,060
10,839
67.5%
9,618
88.7%
82.99%
83.71%
5,221
Black
1,678
1,606
1,039
64.7%
873
84.0%
7.95%
7.60%
567
Latino
6,514
3,489
1,919
55.0%
1,597
83.2%
14.69%
13.90%
1,570
1998
Total
23,696
19,016
12,356
65.0%
9,593
77.6%
6,660
White
19,121
15,582
10,383
66.6%
8,225
79.2%
84.03%
85.74%
5,199
Black
1,579
1,505
962
63.9%
669
69.5%
7.79%
6.97%
543
Latino
6,264
3,154
1,749
55.5%
1,338
76.5%
14.16%
13.95%
1,405
1996
Total
22,871
18,081
12,827
70.9%
11,079
86.4%
5,254
White
18,490
14,981
10,892
72.7%
9,445
86.7%
84.91%
85.25%
4,089
Black
1,363
1,328
904
68.1%
773
85.5%
7.05%
6.98%
424
Latino
5,723
2,743
1,641
59.8%
1,291
78.7%
12.79%
11.65%
1,102
1994
Total
22,639
21,199
12,544
59.2%
10,417
83.0%
8,655
White
18,799
17,580
10,978
62.4%
9,223
84.0%
87.52%
88.54%
6,602
Black
1,237
1,214
742
61.1%
540
72.8%
5.92%
5.18%
472
Latino
5,736
2,698
1,427
52.90%
1,183
82.9%
11.38%
11.36%
1,271
1992
Total
22,340
n/a
12,884
n/a
11,769
91.3%
n/a
White
18,759
n/a
11,349
n/a
10,482
92.4%
88.09%
89.06%
n/a
Black
1,268
n/a
812
n/a
712
87.7%
6.30%
6.05%
n/a
Latino
5,443
n/a
1,384
n/a
1,135
82.0%
10.74%
9.64%
n/a
1990
Total
21,289
n/a
11,666
n/a
9,027
77.4%
n/a
White
17,998
n/a
10,259
n/a
8,063
78.6%
87.94%
89.32%
n/a
Black
1,173
n/a
732
n/a
493
67.3%
6.27%
5.46%
n/a
Latino
4,739
n/a
1,218
n/a
844
69.3%
10.44%
9.35%
n/a
1988
Total
20,194
n/a
11,935
n/a
10,440
87.5%
n/a
White
17,084
n/a
10,370
n/a
9,123
88.0%
86.89%
87.39%
n/a
Black
1,252
n/a
870
n/a
731
84.0%
7.29%
7.00%
n/a
Latino
4,261
n/a
1,040
n/a
827
79.5%
8.71%
7.92%
n/a
1986
Total
19,421
n/a
11,128
n/a
8,798
79.1%
n/a
White
16,508
n/a
9,839
n/a
7,808
79.4%
88.42%
88.75%
n/a
Black
1,185
n/a
776
n/a
578
74.5%
6.97%
6.57%
n/a
Latino
3,690
n/a
993
n/a
731
73.6%
8.92%
8.31%
n/a
1984
Total
19,063
n/a
11,724
n/a
10,618
90.6%
n/a
White
15,994
n/a
10,252
n/a
9,308
90.8%
87.44%
87.66%
n/a
Black
1,430
n/a
941
n/a
824
87.6%
8.03%
7.76%
n/a
Latino
3,164
n/a
978
n/a
826
84.5%
8.34%
7.78%
n/a
1982
Total
17,840
n/a
10,276
n/a
8,670
84.4%
n/a
White
15,075
n/a
9,090
n/a
7,703
84.7%
88.46%
88.85%
n/a
Black
1,177
n/a
758
n/a
628
82.8%
7.38%
7.24%
n/a
Latino
2,944
n/a
860
n/a
659
76.6%
8.37%
7.60%
n/a
1980
Total
16,503
n/a
9,902
n/a
8,879
89.7%
n/a
White
14,193
n/a
8,814
n/a
7,934
90.0%
89.01%
89.36%
n/a
Black
1,254
n/a
771
n/a
674
87.4%
7.79%
7.59%
n/a
Latino
2,574
n/a
695
n/a
587
84.5%
7.02%
6.61%
n/a
Legend
VAP - Voting Age Population
CVAP - Citizen Voting Age Population
Reg. – Registered Voters
Reg. % - Registered Percentage = (Reg. / CVAP)
TO - Turnout
TO% - Turnout Percentage = (TO / Reg)
Reg Share – Race/Ethnicity Registration / Total Registration
TO Share – Race/Ethnicity Turnout / Total Turnout
VR Potential - Unregistered Citizens (CVAP - REG)

Source: US Census Bureau, Current Population Reports: Voting and Registration in the Election of November 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, and 2006.

 

 

 
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