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Diversity of U.S. Child Population Continues to Increase

September 15, 2015 11:21 AM | Susan Shaffette (Administrator)

KIDS COUNT News

Kids of color will represent a majority of children in the United States by 2018, according to U.S. Census Bureau projections. The latest data from the KIDS COUNT Data Center show that since 2000, the largest increases in the population were seen among children who identified as two or more races (a 100% increase), Asians or Pacific Islanders (up 67%) and Latinos (up 41%).

Explore new demographic data available for the nation, states and the District of Columbia


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