Latest Minority-majority state Stories

2011-03-24 13:30:00

Hispanic and Asian Populations Grew Fastest During the Decade WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau released today the second in a series of 2010 Census briefs, Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin: 2010, which looks at our nation's changing racial and ethnic diversity and provides a snapshot of the racial and Hispanic origin composition of the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) The examination of racial...

2008-08-07 00:00:09

La Paz County, Ariz. -- located on the California border and home to the Colorado River Indian Reservation -- has the country's oldest population, according to U.S. Census Bureau county population estimates by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin released today. Webb County (Laredo), Texas -- on the Mexican border in the southern part of the state -- has the country's youngest population, with children younger than 5 comprising 12.8 percent. La Paz -- with 32 percent of its population 65...

Word of the Day
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'