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POP3 Race and Hispanic origin composition: Percentage of U.S. children ages 0–17 by race and Hispanic origin, 1980–2012 and projected 2013–2050

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Race and Hispanic origin 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
White 82.0 82.0 82.0 82.0 81.0 81.0 81.0 81.0 81.0 80.0 80.0 80.0 80.0 79.0 79.0 79.0 79.0 79.0 78.0 78.0
Black 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0
American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Asian and Pacific Islander (80-99) 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Hispanic 9.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 13.0 13.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 15.0 15.0 16.0 17.0
Non-Hispanic
Non-Hispanic White 74.0 73.0 73.0 72.0 72.0 72.0 71.0 70.0 70.0 69.0 69.0 68.0 68.0 67.0 66.0 66.0 65.0 64.0 64.0 63.0
Non-Hispanic Black 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0
Non-Hispanic AIAN 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Non-Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Race and Hispanic origin 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
White 76.8 76.5 76.3 76.0 75.7 75.4 75.1 74.8 74.4 74.1 73.8 73.6 73.4 73.2 73.0 72.8 72.6 72.4 72.2 71.9
Black 15.6 15.6 15.6 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.4 15.4 15.3 15.3 15.2 15.2 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1
AIAN 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Asian 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (NHPI) 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Two or more races 2.5 2.7 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.4 3.6 3.9 4.1 4.3 4.5 4.7 4.8 5.0 5.1 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.7 5.8
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Hispanic 17.2 17.8 18.3 18.9 19.5 20.1 20.8 21.5 22.1 22.7 23.2 23.5 23.9 24.3 24.6 24.9 25.2 25.6 25.9 26.2
Non-Hispanic
Non-Hispanic White 61.2 60.4 59.7 58.9 58.2 57.4 56.6 55.8 55.0 54.3 53.7 53.2 52.8 52.3 51.8 51.3 50.9 50.4 50.0 49.6
Non-Hispanic Black 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.7 14.6 14.5 14.5 14.4 14.3 14.2 14.1 14.0 13.9 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.7 13.7 13.7
Non-Hispanic AIAN 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Non-Hispanic Asian 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.9
Non-Hispanic NHPI 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Non-Hispanic Two or more races 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6
Race and Hispanic origin 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
White 71.7 71.5 71.3 71.1 70.9 70.7 70.6 70.4 70.2 70.1 69.9 69.8 69.6 69.4 69.3 69.1 68.9 68.7 68.6 68.4
Black 15.1 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1
AIAN 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7
Asian 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.8 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.3
NHPI 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Two or more races 5.9 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.7 6.8 6.9 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.9 8.0 8.1 8.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Hispanic 26.4 26.7 27.0 27.3 27.5 27.8 28.1 28.3 28.6 28.9 29.2 29.5 29.9 30.2 30.5 30.9 31.2 31.6 31.9 32.3
Non-Hispanic
Non-Hispanic White 49.1 48.7 48.3 47.8 47.5 47.1 46.7 46.3 45.9 45.5 45.1 44.7 44.3 43.8 43.4 42.9 42.5 42.0 41.5 41.1
Non-Hispanic Black 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.3 13.3
Non-Hispanic AIAN 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Non-Hispanic Asian 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.8 5.8 5.9 5.9
Non-Hispanic NHPI 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Non-Hispanic Two or more races 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4
Race and Hispanic origin 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
White 68.2 68.0 67.8 67.6 67.3 67.1 66.9 66.7 66.5 66.3 66.1
Black 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1
AIAN 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7
Asian 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.8
NHPI 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Two or more races 8.4 8.6 8.7 8.9 9.0 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.6 9.7 9.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Hispanic 32.6 33.0 33.3 33.6 34.0 34.3 34.6 34.8 35.1 35.4 35.6
Non-Hispanic
Non-Hispanic White 40.6 40.2 39.7 39.3 38.8 38.4 38.0 37.5 37.1 36.8 36.4
Non-Hispanic Black 13.3 13.3 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2
Non-Hispanic AIAN 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Non-Hispanic Asian 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.4
Non-Hispanic NHPI 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Non-Hispanic Two or more races 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4
NOTE: Data from 2000 onward are not directly comparable with data from earlier years. For the first time in Census 2000, individuals were presented with the option to self-identify with more than one race. From 2000 onward, all race groups discussed in this table, except for the two or more races category, refer to people who identified with only one racial category. Prior to 2000, Asian responses and Pacific Islander responses were considered one category (“Asian or Pacific Islander”). From 2000 onward, these responses were considered two distinct categories (“Asian” or “Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander”). Data on race and Hispanic origin are collected separately. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race. For more information, see the 1997 Revisions to the Standards on the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity www.whitehouse.gov/omb/fedreg/1997standards.html.
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. These data are available on the Census Bureau Web site on the Population Estimates and Population Projections pages. The data for 1980 to 2009 are intercensal estimates and incorporate the 1980, 1990, 2000, and 2010 censuses as benchmarks. The data for 2010 to 2012 are based on the population estimates released for July 1, 2012. The data for 2013 and beyond are derived from the national population projections released in December 2012.