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Americans under 18 are a more diverse group now than in 2010.
More than 62 million Americans — 19% of the total population — identified as Hispanic or Latino in the 2020 census.
COVID-19 was the biggest factor in the drop.
The Census Bureau won't release one-year estimates for the 2020 American Communities Survey due to nonresponses skewing the data. The nation will miss out as a result.
While the non-Hispanic white population dropped 5.1 million between 2010 and 2020, the Hispanic population grew by 11.6 million.
According to Department of Agriculture data, 32% of Memphis, Tennessee, residents are low-income and live in areas with insufficient access to groceries.
But the decline was not that sudden.
Hate crime laws in 21 states and Washington, DC, explicitly protect victims targeted due to actual or perceived gender expression or gender identity. Explore and learn about which states are considering bills that affect transgender people.
See how the federal government has gathered race and ethnicity information as the reasons for doing so have changed over the centuries.
Census data among Asian ethnicities shows variation in everything from family size to income to citizenship status.
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