8 Big Cities Where Minorities Are The Majority

September 1, 2011  |  

Well, it’s not surprising news that the white population in America is dwindling but the Tea Party, the KKK and other fear-promoting groups may just jump at the new demographic data recently released by the Brookings Institute. In 1990, minorities were more than half the population in 5 of the largest 100 metropolitan areas. Today, minorities compose over half the population in 22 of the largest metro areas. Hispanic and Asian populations are the driving force behind these dramatic changes, especially in the Western region. African-Americans are constitute a less significant factor as immigration and birth rates among Asians and Latinos signify a source of the population growth of minorities overall. Check out which cities are now dominated by minorities as reported by the Brookings Institute.

Washington, D.C.

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