Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

Census: Hispanics Fuel U.S. White Population Growth

In a twist to notions of race identity, new 2010 census figures show an unexpected reason behind a renewed growth in the U.S. white population: more Hispanics listing themselves as white in the once-a-decade government count.

09/29/2011

On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

New Maryland Census Numbers Released

People from El Salvador comprise a large portion of Maryland’s growing Hispanic community, data shows.

08/11/2011

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