Hispanics to Dominate California Population by 2014

Demographers predict the number of Hispanics in the state will equal that of whites by mid-year and exceed it in early 2014 for the first time. Each group represents about 39 percent of the population.
February 1, 2013
 

Hispanics will soon become the dominant ethnic group in the most populous U.S. state, marking a milestone in America's shifting racial and ethnic composition, according to projections released Thursday by the California Department of Finance.

Demographers predict the number of Hispanics in the state will equal that of whites by mid-year and exceed it in early 2014 for the first time. Each group represents about 39 percent of the population.

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