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Majority of Infants Now Minorities

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Written by: Alexa Jones-Puthoff Census Bureau population estimates released today revealed a major demographic milestone. For the first time, a majority of our population under age 1 is minority. That means that more than 50 percent were some group other … Continue reading

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A Look at Interracial and Interethnic Married Couple Households in the U.S. in 2010

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Written By: Rose M. Kreider Marriages among couples of different races or ethnicities have increased from about 8 percent in 2000 to 10 percent in 2010 for householders and their spouses. But what are the most common types of these … Continue reading

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2010 Census Statistics Showed Asians Were Fastest-Growing Race Group

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Written by: Elizabeth M. Hoeffel and Nicholas A. Jones According to the 2010 Census, the Asian population grew faster than any other race group in the United States between 2000 and 2010. This was observed for the population who reported … Continue reading

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Majority of the Black Population Lived in the South

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Written by: Sonya Rastogi, Tallese D. Johnson, Elizabeth M. Hoeffel and Malcolm P. Drewery, Jr. The Black population was highly concentrated in counties in the South.  In 106 counties, the Black alone-or-in-combination population represented 50 percent or more of the … Continue reading

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2010 Census Shows the White Population Has Become More Diverse

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Written by: Lindsay Hixson, Bradford B. Hepler and Myoung Ouk Kim The largest race group in the United States – the White population – has become more diverse over the past decade as evidenced by the growth of Hispanics identifying … Continue reading

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