Thursday, June 13, 2013

Decline in Non-Hispanic Whites Under Age 65

The non-Hispanic white population will begin to decline in 2025, according to Census Bureau projections. But the decline is already occurring among non-Hispanic whites under age 65, according to Census Bureau estimates. While the total number of non-Hispanic whites in the U.S. population continued to grow between 2011 and 2012 (up by 175,965), the number of non-Hispanic whites under age 65 fell by more than 1 million...

Change in number of non-Hispanic whites by age, 2011 to 2012
Under age 65: -1,123,144
Aged 65-plus: +1,299,109

Source: Census Bureau, National Characteristics: Vintage 2012

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