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U.S. Hispanic population tops 50 million

The Chicago Tribune, 24 March 2011
Publié le : 25 mars 2011
 Wendell Marsh 
"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Hispanic population passed the 50 million mark for the first time and Latinos accounted more than half of U.S. population growth in the last decade, the Census Bureau said on Thursday. "The Census Bureau put the Latino count at 50.5 million or 16.3 percent of the U.S. population. In 2000, Hispanics accounted for 12.5 percent of Americans. "The new numbers were part of a wealth of data released by the bureau, including ethnicity and geographical figures. "Growth in the Hispanic population accounted for more than half of American population growth between 2000 and 2010, the data shows. The Census Bureau said that it had not yet determined if the increases were caused by immigration or births." Read on...
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