60%

of Hispanics in the U.S. are of Mexican origin

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: This constitutes 36.6 million people. Those of Puerto Rican origin are the next largest group, at 5.6 million (an additional 3.2 million live on the island). Five other Hispanic origin groups have more than 1 million people each: Salvadorans, Cubans, Dominicans, Guatemalans, and Colombians.
Reference: For more information, read the 2019 Pew Research Center analysis, "7 Facts for National Hispanic Heritage Month." "7 Facts for National Hispanic Heritage Month."

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