Demographic Trends in the US, 2019

The Pew Research Centre has issued its latest overview of demographic trends in the United States as analysed over the last year. Their headlines:

  • Millennials are the largest adult generation in the United States, but they are starting to share the spotlight with Generation Z;
  • Hispanics are projected to be the largest racial or ethnic minority group in the U.S. electorate when voters cast their ballots next year;

  • The American family continues to change.;

  • The immigrant share of the U.S. population is approaching a record high but remains below that of many other countries. 
  • The U.S. unauthorized immigrant population is at its lowest level in more than a decade.
  • Incomes are rising in the U.S., but the increase is not being felt equally by all Americans.

 

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