The Changing face of America

People of color by county, 1990 vs 2040
Policylink is a US research institute with an aim ‘to advance economic and social equity’. Its latest publication, Prosperity 2050, explores changes in the racial make-up of the nation and how current inequalities will impact economic growth,

To put his study in context, the organisation has partnered with the USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity and released a time-lapse map, showing the country’s rapidly changing demographics. Predicting by 2042 “People of Color Will Be the New Majority“. The video runs from 1990 to 2040 at ten year intervals, showing when counties and States are expected to become majority non-white.

In conclusion:

The nation’s success depends on the success of people of color…the future depends on integrating everyone, but particularly those who are currently isolated – into the mainstream economy.

Image and video: Woods & Poole Economics, Inc. Washington, D.C. Copyright 2010. Woods & Poole

Via colorlines


You might also like:

This entry was posted in Demographics and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to The Changing face of America

  1. Blair Ivey says:

    “…the future depends on integrating everyone, but particularly those who are currently isolated.”

    You can lead a horse to water . . .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>