New Census Data Show US Becoming More Diverse

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1.5 minue read)  

This may be why the Caucasian voters at Trump rallies have become angry-white voters:

The county is getting browner. At least, that’s what the latest U.S. Census numbers tell us.

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The Census released its annual count of the U.S., population – updates, really, of the formal decennial counts – yesterday. I assume the numbers have changed across the board because these are from July of 2016. So they’re a year old.

Here’s the thing, if we apply the 2016 percentage of growth of U.S. Latinos to 2017 we get 61.1 million. But that’s getting ahead of ourselves.

These numbers prove, to an extent, what trump voters are upset about and why they like his nativist rhetoric.

Today’s numbers

57.7 million – The number of Latinos in the U.S. as of July 1, 2016.

2 – The percentage of growth of Latinos in the U.S. from July 2015 to July 2016.

12.2 million – The number of Asians in the U.S. as of July 1, 2016.

3 – The percentage of growth of Asians in the U.S. from July 2015 to July 2016.

46.8 million – The number of Blacks in the U.S. as of July 1, 2016.

1.2 – The percentage of growth of Blacks in the U.S. from July 2015 to July 2016.

256 million – The number of White Caucasians in the U.S. as of July 1, 2016.

0.5 – The percentage of growth of White Caucasians in the U.S. from July 2015 to July 2016.

8.5 million – The number of Mixed-race persons in the U.S. as of July 1, 2016.

3 – The percentage of growth of mixed-race persons in the U.S. from July 2015 to July 2016.

163,300 – The decrease in births for White Caucasians from July 2015 to July 2016.

Source: US Census/Voice of America

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