Editor’s Note: A snapshot of the multicultural nature of the USA today. US Minority Groups Grow to 38% Of The Population – Via Center of Media Research (MediaPost)
Asian-Americans were the fastest-growing minority group in the US last year, with a growth rate of 3.4% reaching 21 million (6.5% of the population) as of July 2015.
The Hispanic population grew by 2.2% and total 56.6 million, representing 17.6% of the population.
African-Americans comprise (46.3 million) 14.4% of the US.
The non-Hispanic white population was essentially unchanged, and totaled 198 million.
The relative youth of the minority population means that just over half of American children under 5 belong to a multicultural group.