Today’s multiracial babies reflect America’s changing demographics

The Changing Face of Multiracial America, According to Census Data

June 24, 2015

To get a glimpse of how America’s racial demographics are changing, take a look at the differences between mixed-race Americans old and young.
The racial background of the largest group of multiracial babies (36%) is black and white, but just 18% of mixed-race adults claim this background, according to Census Bureau data.

Among multiracial adults, meanwhile, the largest share (25%) identifies as white and American Indian; this is more than twice the share among multiracial babies (11%).

A similar pattern emerges for mixed-race people whose …read more

Source: Pew Research

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