August 20, 2017

For First Time Racial and Ethnic Minorities Make Up More than Half of U.S. Births

For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing. Minorities made up roughly 2.02 million, or 50.4 percent of U.S. births in the 12-month period ending July 2011 according to the US Census. That compares with 37 percent in 1990.  Read more

 

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