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Chicago is the city with the third largest Hispanic population in the US.

The biggest Hispanic bank in the US has its headquarters in Chicago - the Banco Popular is owned by Puerto Ricans.

TOTAL POPULATION: 12.1m
HISPANIC POPULATION: 1.3m (10.5%)
ORIGIN: Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan, Colombian
MAIN CITIES: Chicago, Rockford, Aurora, Springfield

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