1. Kever, Census Shows Ever-changing Face of Texas-Houston, 2011 (7)

1. Kever, Census Shows Ever-changing Face of Texas-Houston, 2011 (7)

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Census Shows Ever-changing Face of Texas – Houston By Jeannie Kever Houston Chronicle, May 26, 2011 Texas remains a strikingly youthful state, offering the potential of a considerable future workforce powered by a surging Latino population and a continued tide of Asian immigration, though also presenting challenges for the future. The set of Asian Indians practically doubled over the past 10 years, outstripping the Vietnamese population to end up being the biggest several Asians in the state. New Texas information from the 2010 Census will be released this day, offering several surprises and in addition corroborating what demographers have foresaw for long time. Texas is the second-youngest state in the nation, somewhat that proffers benefits and caveats for the future. Only Utah has a lower median age. Though even Texans are evolving older, a wonder most starkly illustrated in the Panhandle, the Hill Country and West Texas. The state’s median age — meaning fifty percent of residents are older, and fifty percent younger — is 33.6, significantly lower compared to the nationwide median of 37.2. It is even lower in Harris County, at 32.2, and drops to 28.3 in a number of counties down the Mexican border. “It Is indeed a 2-part state,” said Rice Academy demographer Steve Murdock, a preceding principal of the U.S. Census Bureau. More than fifty percent of Texas counties have higher median ages compared to the nationwide figure, he noted. The major urban regions are younger, thanks to their Latino populations. “We’re seen as a state of youth and vigor,” said Jeff Moseley, president and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Houston Partnership. “We’ve families with young youngsters, young singles. Persons are voting with their feet.” Not Like parts of the Midwest and New Great Britain, Texas will have a lot of persons to
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1. Kever, Census Shows Ever-changing Face of Texas-Houston, 2011 (7)

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