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A quarter of all children in the U.S. are Latino, U.S. census study finds

Posted on AllSides June 3rd, 2023
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A recent data analysis of the 2020 census shows the number of Latino children in the U.S. grew by more than 1 million in a 10-year period. 

The analysis, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, offers additional insight into the U.S. population and the ways it has changed since the previous census in 2010. Researchers found that 25.7% (18.8 million) of all U.S. children under 18 were of Latino origin in 2020, up from 23.1% (17.1 million) in 2010.

Florida had the largest gain in the number of underage Latinos, adding 259,931...

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