Census Projections: U.S. Will Become 'Majority Minority' in 2045

William H. Frey reports that new Census projections have the United States becoming "minority white" in 2045.
March 17, 2018, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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New Census population estimates "project that the nation will become 'minority white' in 2045," reports William H. Frey. "During that year, whites will comprise 49.9 percent of the population in contrast to 24.6 percent for Hispanics, 13.1 percent for blacks, 7.8 percent for Asians, and 3.8 percent for multiracial populations (see Figure 1)."

According to Frey's take, the population projections exemplify the importance of minority populations to the growth of the United States.

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Published on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Brookings
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