Evangelicals more likely Hispanic; Hispanics more likely evangelicals in last ten years

The Hispanic evangelical population is growing rapidly due to a number of factors, including immigration, higher birth rates, and conversion from Catholicism. The growth of the Hispanic evangelical population is having a significant impact on the religious landscape of the United States. In 2020 one third of all evangelicals were Hispanic; one third of all Hispanics live in evangelical households. I expect that in 2020 both these percentages were closer to 25%.

In 2014, there were an estimated 16 million Hispanic evangelicals in the United States, out of a total of 57 million Hispanics, or 28%. By 2020, that number is expected to grow to 22 million, or a 36% of the total Hispanic population of 62 million. Pew Research Center, there were 54 million in 2010. The number adult white evangelicals in the United States declined from 54 million in 2010 to 43 million in 2020.

Given there were 71 million evangelicals in the United States in 2014 and 63 million in 2020, this means that Hispanics were 23% of all evangelicals in 2014 and 35% in 2020.

Hispanic are more likely than the general population to hold conservative values. They are more likely to believe in the importance of family, faith, and community.

And, Hispanic evangelicals in 2016 voted heavily for Trump – 71% of them, less than did white evangelical voters (75%), but far more than all Hispanic voters (28%).

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