Hispanics Account for 40% of D-FW Population Gain, But the Fastest Growth Is Among Asians

Hispanic, black and Asian residents continue to be major drivers of Dallas-Fort Worth’s population boom, the latest U.S. Census data shows.The Hispanic population alone accounted for 40.5% of D-FW’s gains from 2017 to 2018, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.“The growth of the Hispanic population was a major contributor to the overall growth to the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area,” said Luke Rogers, Chief of the Census’ Population Estimate Branch. “The area is growing rapidly in a lot of different race and ethnicity groups.”Black residents accounted for 25.3% of the region's population growth between July 2017 and July 2018.  Continue reading...

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