By The Numbers

Check out the latest data on Latino childhood health.

24

percent

of U.S. public school students are Latino.

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50

percent

Students consume up to half their daily calories at school.

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46

Percent

of all Latinos are homeowners. That's far fewer than Whites (72%).

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35

Percent

of Latinos age 18-24 are enrolled in a two- or four-year college.

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21.1

Percent

of all Latinos under the age of 65 are without health insurance.

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3

aces

Children exposed to 3+ ACEs had attention problems and aggression in kindergarten.

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3

aces

Children exposed to 3+ ACEs had below average language & math skills in kindergarten.

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42

percent

of children under 5, across 8 states, live in child care deserts.

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70

percent

of 4-year-old children go to early learning centers.

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4.46

times

Latino children experiencing four ACES have 4.46 times increase in lifetime asthma compared to white children who had only a 1.19 times increase.

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