The Changing Face of America

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The 2010 U.S. Census revealed that Hispanics were the fastest growing segments of the population in the last decade, exceeding projections in most states and achieving a new milestone: one in six Americans are now Hispanic. In 30 years, according to projections, people of color will outnumber white people for the first time in American history. Watch PolicyLink’s time-lapse map video to see where and how that change unfolds.

distribution of U.S. population by race/ethnicity, 2010 and 2050

Related Interactive Maps & Articles

  • Angela Glover Blackwell Essay: “America’s Tomorrow: Equity is the Answer.”
  • The New York Times: Mapping America: Every City, Every Block
  • The Washington Post: Mapping the Census
  • Census 2010: Map: 1 in 6 Americans Now Hispanic
  • The Daily Mail: Revealed: The maps that show the racial breakdown of America’s biggest cities


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