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Hispanic Magazine Focuses on Georgia 05/18/2006
Georgia’s Hispanic population continues to grow very rapidly. In response to this rapid growth, Hispanic Magazine will be featuring an 8-16 page special Georgia State supplement with a wealth of information promoting the state, showing the population growth, the importance of Hispanics, the companies and industries of which many have Hispanic initiatives and offer career opportunities, what to do and what to see in the state, and much more to its readers. The special section will be featured following the magazine’s annual top 10 cities for Hispanics. Here are some statistics on Hispanics in Georgia: – 299% Growth: Between 1990 and 2000, the Hispanic/Latino population grew by 299.6 percent; while Georgia’s total population grew by 26.4 percent. – $10.6 Billion Spending Power: Georgia Hispanics' buying power grew from $6.3 billion in 2000 to $10.6 billion in 2005. That buying power is projected to hit $17.3 billion in Georgia in 2010. Georgia was among the top 10 largest Hispanic markets in the U.S. in 2004, in terms of spending power. (Selig Center of Economic Growth) – 2nd Fastest Growth Rate: According to The University of Georgia's Selig Center of Economic Growth, Georgia tied with Rhode Island as the state with the second-fastest rate of growth for Hispanic-owned businesses between 1997 and 2002. – Educated Hispanics: 28% of Georgia’s Hispanic population holds a bachelor’s degree or higher. Nearly 30% of all Hispanics in Georgia have a high school education or equivalent. (Selig Center, July 2004) Don’t miss the opportunity to advertise in this special section, Hispanic Magazine’s first extensive report on the State of Georgia.
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