- Author: HispanicMarketingandPublicRelations.com by Elena del Valle
Almost 10 million (9.8 million) people varied their ethnicity responses between the 2000 and the 2010 censuses, according to a paper released by the Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications (CARRA). That represents 6 percent of the population of 168 million who changed their minds about their identity between the two national demographic surveys, according to Preliminary Results from America's Churning Races: Race and Ethnic Response Changes Between...
- Posted By: Myriam Grajales-Hall
- Written by: By Matt O'Brien, Contra Costa Times
Salvadoran-Americans are now the fourth-largest Latino group in the United States, according to 2010 census figures released Thursday.
According to a story in the Contra Costa Times, those whose roots extend to El Salvador, one of the smallest and densest countries in the Western Hemisphere, now number more than 1.6 million in the United States, and about 35 percent reside in California. The latest tally means that Salvadoran-Americans have surpassed Dominican-Americans in number and are swiftly gaining on Cuban-Americans.
Those who hope the higher numbers translate into the political and economic influence reached...
- Author: Myriam Grajales-Hall
Hispanics now account for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade, exceeding estimates in most states. Also, pulled by migration to the Sun Belt, America's population center edged westward on a historic path to leave the Midwest.
The Census Bureau released today its first set of national-level findings from the 2010 count on race and migration, detailing a decade in which rapid minority growth, aging whites and increased suburbanization were the predominant story lines.
Racial and ethnic minorities are expected to make up an unprecedented 90 percent of the total U.S. growth since 2000, due to immigration and higher...