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Archive: By the numbers

(CNN) -- Here's a round-up of all the unusual, fascinating and illuminating statistics about life in America:

49.9 percent: Latino voter turnout in 2008, according to the Pew Hispanic Center

15 percent: Percentage of the U.S. population who are Hispanic, according to the Census

3: The number of states that recognize same-sex marriages from other states: Rhode Island, New York, Maryland

100: The number of text messages sent daily by 1 in 3 teens

8.8 million: Estimated number of U.S. adults who identify as gay, lesbian and bisexual

15.5 million: The number of Americans who say they are Asian

99,000: Estimated number of women police officers in the U.S.