Young Hispanic population key to futures of Texas and U.S., demographers contend
Texas’ young and rapidly-growing Hispanic population is the key to the state’s long-term growth – and policy makers should find a way to prepare the demographic group to replace older, retiring workers.
Demographic scientists pitched that conclusion at a presentation and discussion Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
The presenters pointed to data obtained from the 2010 Census, which showed a large increase in the Hispanic population, especially among children and a rapidly-aging white population.
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