America’s white population declined for the first time while US metro areas were responsible for almost all of the country’s population growth, according to groundbreaking new data released on Thursday by the US census bureau.
Overall, the white-alone population fell by 8.6% since 2010, the bureau said on Thursday. Non-hispanic whites now account for around 58% of America’s population, a drop from 2010 when they made up 63.7% of the population. It was the first time that the non-Hispanic white population has fallen below 60% since the census began.
Meanwhile, there was significant growth among minority groups over the last decade. The Hispanic or Latino population grew by 23%, while the Asian alone population surged by over 35%. The Black population also increased by more than 5.6%…
The data underscores what’s at stake as lawmakers begin the process of drawing political maps that will be in place for the next decade. Relying on the data released Thursday, lawmakers across the country will carve up the 435 districts in the US House of Representatives as well as state and legislative districts…
“Our analysis of the 2020 census show that the US population is much more multiracial and more racially and ethnically diverse than what we measured in the past,” said Nicholas Jones, the director and senior adviser of race and ethnic research and outreach, in the census bureau’s population division.
Pigs like Trump and DeSantis will be rubbing their hands, calculating how far they will now expand their racist appeal to the least educated portion of American voters. Those who can always be counted on by the bigots of today’s Right. There will be the slightly more literate crowd who will try to manipulate a different tack. Making it clear that “manly” Republicans will instruct their wives to prepare for a lot more child-bearing.
The most immediate danger comes from the loonies out buying more guns and ammo to “protect” the most American Way of Death.