The 2020 census data announced by the US Census Administration revealed the decline in the white population and the increase in the minority population in the country.
According to the statement of the Census Bureau, whites, who made up 69 percent of the population in 2000 and 63.7 percent in 2010, remained below 58 percent in the 2020 census.
The proportion of Hispanic or Latino Americans to the population has increased steadily over the past 20 years. Covering 12.6 percent of the population in 2000, this group made up 18.7 percent of the population with 62.1 million people in 2020.
In this period, the population of Hispanic or Hispanic Americans increased by 23 percent, while the population growth rate of non-Hispanic or non-Hispanic whites remained at 4.3 percent.
Asian Americans, the fastest growing group according to the data, have grown by 20 percent since the 2010 census, reaching a population of 24 million.