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The America that US Science Inhabits Robert M. Groves US Census Bureau May 5, 2011 1
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Key Points Our growth rate is declining; we are an aging society We are increasing our immigrant rates Income disparity in the population is growing The Hispanic and Asian populations are growing in size and dispersing spatially These two populations are exhibiting very different human capital investment trajectories 2
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We are an Aging Society 35 40 25 30 and Older 15 20 t 45 Years a 5 10 Percent 0 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 4 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, decennial census of population, 1900 to 2000
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The Growth of the Foreign Born Population 13.2 14.4 13.3 14.8 13.6 14.7 13.2 11.6 11 1 12.5 9.7 8.8 6.9 5.4 6.2 7.9 11.1 2.2 4.1 5.6 6.7 9.2 10.3 13.5 13.9 14.2 11.6 10.3 9.7 9.6 14.1 19.8 31.1 38.5 4.7 5 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2009 Foreign-born population (in millions) Percent of total population
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