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Both Maryland and the nation are moving towards becoming majority-minority, where minorities make up more than 50 percent of the population. Minorities are defined as everyone other than “non-Hispanic white alone.” For Maryland as a whole, minorities make up 45.6 percent of the population, well above the overall U.S. rate of 36.6 percent and ranked seventh among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

It is more than likely that Maryland will become a majority-minority state within the next 10 years. But even right now, Maryland is already majority-minority for almost every single age below 40. (more…)


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