Skip to comments.Non-whites to make up nearly 60 percent of U.S. by 2060: Census
Posted on 12/13/2012 6:43:44 AM PST by dennisw
The shift will largely be fueled by minority births that continue to outpace those of whites, the agency said, based on data from the 2010 Census.
Nearly one in three U.S. residents will be Hispanic by 2060, up from one in six now, it said. The Asian population is also expected to more than double over the next five decades.
"The U.S. will become a plurality nation, where the non-Hispanic white population remains the largest single group, but no group is in the majority," Thomas Mesenbourg, the agency's acting director, said in a statement.
The United States has been on a steady path to greater racial diversity, and experts have predicted for years that minorities would be the "majority" before 2050. The Census Bureau on Wednesday projected that would happen in 2043.
Such a shift may take decades, but the expected changes are already reshaping politics, public policy, the economy and consumer spending.
The looming changes are especially evident as the country grapples with controversial issues from immigration and gay marriage to Medicare reform and social safety net programs in the wake of the recent presidential election.
Last month, U.S. President Barack Obama won a second term with overwhelming support from Latinos, blacks and younger voters. Gay marriage - now before the nation's top court - has been legalized in several states, which experts say shows growing acceptance among younger Americans.
Companies and advertisers have adapted strategies amid changing U.S. demographics by targeting more shopping malls aimed at Hispanic shoppers.
Although the white population has already declined in several states like California and Texas, the report underscores the trend nationwide, said Steve Murdock, former Census director and a sociologist at Rice University.
"This is increasingly a pervasive diversification ... It's not a few areas," he said.
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OK media idiots especially the gals. Open your yaps and start gloating, you love such reports. You love having a Kenyan Muslim president. You can figure out why but... media women take more delight in announcing new states with gay marriage. More delight in announcing how minorities will overtake whites.
What is sad is the movie, “Idiocracy” may actually be a factual movie.
Only if you play fast and loose with the definition of “white”.
After a couple of sunny days some Hispanics I know are more pale than I am.
I wonder how much of this claim is due to the fact that “Hispanic” is an incoherent category and is being defined in the broadest possible way to diminish the size of the “white” majority?
I have a colleague all of whose ancestors in the 1760’s, hailed from northern Europe, just as all of mine at that time did, but because some her more recent ancestors settled in Argentina from where she came to take a job in the U.S., she is considered “Hispanic”. On the other hand, an immigrant direct from Spain would be considered “white non-Hispanic” on some forms, but classified as “Hispanic” on the basis of surname on others.
If it’s to mean anything sensible as a racial category to separate from “white”, “Hispanic” would have to mean “having ancestors who were among the indigenous peoples of the parts of the New World colonized by Spain and Portugal”, but that’s not how it’s used.
Tie that with the “wussification” of males and we are destined to become France.
It should be reclassified from fiction to fact.
Why does the media define everything in racial terms?
I always notice this too. They seem to pruriently revel in repeatedly reporting that by year, x, Whites will be in the minority.
Why is it that there is such subliminal hatred?
And formal, legal discrimination against White people will still be the law of the land.
So every time Joe Sixpack goes to get a job the majority of other applicants will be given preference to him, and his kids will be spotting a couple hundred SAT points to most of the other applicants to college when they apply, if they bother.
Will current trends with anti-White crime continue? Well Whites are not subject to being victims of hate crimes - it’s the official policy of the United States, as explained to Congress by the Attorney General, so too bad.
Meanwhile our idiot “Conservative leaders” like Glenn Beck continue their abject debasing worship of black civil rights leaders, black revolutionary war figures, and black public figures in some misguided effort to ensure that they are not mistaken for “evil racists”.
Time to go relax and watch a movie. You know, something fun like “Django” , where i can enjoy watching Will Smith kill all the White people! Yeah, thanks Mssrs. Terantino and Weinstein, for such excellent entertainment. Appreciate it.
The displacement and dispossession of Whites in the USA is not accidental, it’s a result of policy and politics. The result will not be Whites being one minority among many, and a big happy Rainbow Nation. The result will be Whites as a hated minority in our own nation. Something like the way Whites are treated in South Africa today.
It’s already starting, the thinly veiled triumphalism, the epidemic of black (and brown) on White crime - all around us but never reported on in the press. Spoken of, even on Free Republic mostly in humorous euphemisms like “Amish”.
Maybe we should just kill all the white people now like Jamie Foxx wants and put an end to all this wasteful anticipation.
As the population of the United States shifts to more resemble that of an African or Latin American nation, very naturally the American way of life and the composition and nature of government will do the same.
Personally, I’m very pleased I’m sufficiently senior that I won’t be alive to see it.
I do, however, pity the kids growing up now, born to the great American heritage but condemned to live in Uganda or Nicaragua.
The vast majority of "Hispanics" in the USA are mestizo, not European. That is European-AmerIndian admixture. An increasing percentage of immigrants from Mexico and Central America are almost pure AmerIndian, many don't even speak Spanish.
The term "Latino" seems more broadly descriptive.
The Kennedy/LBJ legacy.
White liberals are primarily responsible for the current degradation and decline in our culture and economic well being.
Our offspring will get to see how much white liberals like it when they are the minority. I’m sure blacks and browns will not be racist and will treat them as well as they have treated minorities.
A good example of what to expect is Obama and Eric Holder. Not to mention Atlanta, Detroit, etc., etc.
God pity the white person accused of a crime and tried before a muslim judge with a jury of black muslims and La Raza activists.
I suppose I could make myself available to any drop dead gorgeous women that seek to reverse this trend.
Greater Mexican, the USSA, New Liberia, North Vietnam. The Pope wins, and Islam, and Marx.
What a shame.
54% of Hispanics self-describe themselves as white.
Don’t even believe what you hear from Senseless Bureau people. Their data is rife with errors like any other gov. agency MessenBorg and Murdock ( who left years ago) are merely Liberal organs spewing the party line like good little rats. Its what gotten them the lucrative jobs they enjoy and they are not going to risk them by doing something stupid like telling the truth. Considering we make it 2060 this will be proven wrong like most of their so called statistics.
Great post. If only more would wake up to what’s happening.
It is the job of the Census to do these press releases to condition the public just as much as the tee vee news. Then why believe it? This is just more propaganda courtesy of the Fed Gov so don’t let it discouraged you like its designed to do.
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