William H. Frey

File photo of a large group of people gathered for a demonstration. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Census: US Population Growth Rising Again

America’s population is now increasing a bit faster thanks to an improving economy, but not enough to lift growth above its lowest level since the Great Depression.


The latest Census numbers indicates that white people total less than half of the births in the U.S. (credit: Getty Images)

Census: Minorities Now Surpass Whites In U.S. Births

For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.