Shining the spotlight on North Texas people or places making a difference in the community

Race In DFW: The Facts

North Texas is Racially Diverse and Growing

By Reginald Hardwick
|  Sunday, Jun 3, 2012  |  Updated 11:56 PM CDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Race In DFW: The Facts

advertisement

Here are some facts from the US Census and the North Central Texas Council of Governments that may interest you:

1.7 million North Texans are Hispanic

969,000 North Texans are African-American

342,000 North Texans are Asian-American

According to the US Census: Between 2000 and 2010, Texas joined California, the District of Columbia, Hawaii and New Mexico in having a "majority-minority" population, where more than 50 percent of the population was part of a minority group.

According to the The Asian American Advertising Federation (3AF), between 2000-2010, the Asian-American population in Texas grew by 71 percent.

DFW International, a group that tracks immigrants, reports that 44 percent of North Texans are immigrants or the children of immigrants.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out