Dominicans RUN NY. Literally! According to the Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies at the City University of New York, the Dominican people are among the fastest-growing Hispanic populations in New York City. The Center estimates that the number of Dominicans residing in the city in 2013 — the most recent figures available from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey — showed 747,000 Dominicans that exceeds the numbers of other Latino populations.