Asians fastest-growing race in United States, census findsSubmitted by Bob-45 on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 09:21
[Don't tell Gingrich and Santorum that they have yet one more group to alienate]
Asians are the fastest growing race group in the United States, reflecting a surge in immigration from the entire region over a decade, the US Census Bureau said Tuesday.
As part of an ongoing analysis of the data it reaped from its 2010 census, the federal agency said those who identified themselves as Asian alone, and not mixed race, grew by 43.3 percent from a decade earlier.
That was more than four times faster than the rate of growth for the overall US population, which grew 9.7 percent in the same period to 308,745,538.