Toward a More Vibrant and Youthful Nation: Latino Children in the 2010 Census
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Two of the biggest stories to emerge from the 2010 Census have been the growing diversity of America's youth population and the critical role that today's minority children will play in our nation's future. Over the past decade, growth in the Latino child population was particularly dramatic. While ten years ago 17% of America's children were Hispanic, today close to one-quarter (23%) of American children are Hispanic, and it is projected that by 2035 one in three children will be Latino.