Number of the Year: 764! Woo Hoo!

…that’s the increase of ¬†professional Latinos employed by the Federal government from 2010 to 2011.

 Hispanic employment in professional occupations increased by 764 to 24,907 in FY 2011 from 24,143 in FY 2010. Hispanics represented 5.1 percent of all Federal employees in this occupational category in 2011, the same as in 2010.

Bonus! Latinas represent 3.3 of the Federal workforce.

The latest (and dismal) numbers about Latinos in the Federal workforce can be found here.