I can see Texas following California and most of the Mid-West in this demographic shift…..
Could this be the Big push from some Republicans for some sort of Immigration Reform?
For the first time since California became a state, Latinos will become a plurality in 2014 and they are set to become a crucial part of the workforce as baby boomers retire, according to the Department of Finance.
The figures released Thursday found Latinos will be even with the white population by mid-2013. Each is expected to be about 39% of the population, with Latinos gaining more numbers by the end of the year.
As the white baby boomer population ages into retirement, Latinos and Asians will maintain the labor force and economy in California, according to the study.
The study looked at expected population shifts through 2060 for California. It found that by 2060, the state’s population will grow to nearly 52.7 million, about 40% higher than the most recent 2012 estimate.
While the white and black populations will increase by 2060, their numbers will have decreased in proportion to the total population. By then, Latinos will make up 48% of all Californians….
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