Strength in numbers: Hispanics now the majority in Inland Empire
Submitted By: Debbie
Data from the recent Census Bureau’s American Community Survey has found that Hispanics are now a majority in the Inland Empire.
The report revealed Hispanic residents now make up 50.5 percent of the I.E. population, with San Bernardino County coming in at 52.8 percent, about 10 percent higher than all of Southern California.
The I.E. is defined as the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metropolitan areas, which includes Riverside and San Bernardino counties, according to the Census Bureau.
The report showed that white and non-Hispanic populations fell to 32.8 percent for the I.E., nearly equal to 33.5 percent in the rest of Southern California and 29.2 percent for the county. It also showed the population of African-Americans and Asians came in at about 7 percent in the I.E.Report URL