Census: US More Diverse

2017-06-22T08:45:55+00:00June 22nd, 2017|

Census: US more diverse, white population grows least By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press/Jun 22, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could strain government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. Every ethnic and racial group grew between 2015 and 2016, but the number of whites continued to increase at the slowest rate — less than one hundredth of 1 percent, or 5,000 people, the Census estimate shows. That's a fraction of the rates of growth for [...]