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US Census demographics for the United States, July 2021, Quick Facts: https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/US/PST045221
“Hispanic” “United States Senator Ted Cruz (2nd right) presents a U.S. flag to the oldest living World War II Veteran Richard Overton during the grand opening ceremony for the Austin Outpatient Clinic in Austin, TX, on Thursday, August 22, 2013. VA Photo by Brian Gavin” It’s doubtful that Malcolm Nance is a fan of “Hispanic” Ted Cruz.
According to the US Census (2021) 75.8% of the US population is classified as “white alone”. 59.3% of the US population is classified as “non-hispanic white”. The US Census includes non-citizen inhabitants.
Thus, Malcolm Nance appears out of his mind with his apparent claim that 60-65% of Americans are “non-white” and his claim of a “beleaguered white society” who want “an opportunity to maintain supremacy over the other 60-65% of Americans.” (~ 1 minute, Amanpour, 21 July 2021 “Malcolm Nance: “We Are on the Last Leg of the American Experiment” https://youtu.be/fd04p2Xcg7M ) Did he get a brain injury during his military service? Amanpour is listened to internationally. Why didn’t they correct him? Hope he didn’t do as much damage “helping” Ukraine, as he is doing to the United States with his idiocy-misinformation-disinformation. Lucky for Ukraine that he’s back in California. Nance should be suspected of working for a foreign power, possibly even Russia, due to his outrageous claims and apparent attempt to sow further division. He wants people to fear their neighbors and their plumber, as possible domestic terrorists.
According to the US government, “hispanic” simply means anyone of any ancestry, including Italian, Irish, German, etc., who were born, or had ancestors born, in a Spanish speaking country, including Spain itself. By this definition, Mitt Romney, of Mormon English ancestry, could declare himself “hispanic”, since his father was born in Mexico. It is “self-declared”. In the narrow sense, however, the indigenous peoples of Latin America are NOT considered hispanic, because they don’t always speak Spanish. They are supposed to declare themselves “American Indian” on the US Census.
The ethnic English but “hispanic” “Romney family: Gaskell Romney, sitting, and family, of Colonia Dublan, Chihuahua, c. 1910. Son George is fourth from the left. Photograph of Gaskell Romney (sixth from the left, at end) and his family, of Colonia Dublan (now a part of Nuevo Casas Grandes), Chihuahua. Taken in the first decade of the 20th century. Son George is fourth from the left. From the Special Collections Dept., J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah”. Mitt Romney’s father was nicknamed “Mex” when he moved from Mexico to the United States.
Is Malcolm Nance excluding “white” women from his calculations of “white society”? The only way that he can come up with a rough approximation of his 60-65% figure is lumping together “white” “non-hispanic” women, with “hispanics”, “black” Americans, “asians”, and Native Americans, in his calculations. Unless he is removing some other groups from “white”.
Furthermore, Nance needs to show everyone where he found it written in the US Constitution that the United States is required to become Spanish speaking, and/or Asian. He can’t, because it’s not there. It’s sad that he apparently hates “white” Americans so much that he’s ready to let both “black” and “white” Americans be outnumbered by foreigners, including “white” Spanish speakers. And he dangerously classifies those who object as “domestic terrorists”.
According to the US Census. As explained, above, “hispanic” is a fake category, which only causes confusion and offers preferential treatment to “white” people whose families migrated to Latin America, rather than the USA or Canada. Furthermore, it offers preferential treatment to Spaniards over other Europeans, including their French, Italian, and Portuguese neighbors.
“Prevalence Rankings and Diffusion Score
Prevalence rankings illustrate the percent of the population that falls into the first-, second- or third-largest racial or ethnic groups in 2020 (Figure 1):
* The most prevalent racial or ethnic group for the United States was the White alone non-Hispanic population at 57.8%. This decreased from 63.7% in 2010.
* The Hispanic or Latino population was the second-largest racial or ethnic group, comprising 18.7% of the total population.
* The Black or African American alone non-Hispanic population was the third-largest group at 12.1%.
We also calculate the diffusion score, which measures the combined percentage of all racial and ethnic groups that are not in the first-, second- or third-largest racial and ethnic group.
This calculation tells us how diverse and “diffused” the population is relative to the largest groups. The higher the score, the less concentrated the population is in the three largest race and ethnic groups.
The remaining racial and ethnic groups combined to make up 11.4% of the total population, representing the diffusion score.
The 2020 Census used the required two separate questions (one for Hispanic or Latino origin and one for race) to collect the races and ethnicities of the U.S. population — following the standards set by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in 1997.
Building upon our research over the past decade, we improved the design of the two separate questions and updated our data processing and coding procedures for the 2020 Census.
This work began in 2015 with our research and testing centered on findings from our 2015 National Content Test and the designs were implemented in the 2018 Census Test.
In this America Counts story on racial and ethnic diversity, we cross-tabulate the race and Hispanic origin statistics, as data users often do, such as with the 2020 Census redistricting tables.
Here, we see results that are not as impacted by the race reporting patterns of Hispanic or Latino respondents. Thus, we are confident that the changes we are seeing from 2010 to 2020 in the diversity measures, which rely on mutually exclusive Hispanic origin by race groups, likely reflect actual demographic changes in the population over the past 10 years as well as improvements to the question designs, data processing and coding.
We are also confident, as shown in our research over the past decade, that using a single combined question for race and ethnicity in the decennial census would ultimately yield an even more accurate portrait of how the U.S. population self-identifies, especially for people who self-identify as multiracial or multiethnic.
Today’s companion America Counts story on the overview of race and ethnicity explains that differences in overall racial distributions are largely due to design improvements in the two separate questions for race data collection and processing, as well as some demographic changes over the past 10 years.
The improvements and updates enabled a more thorough and accurate depiction of how people self-identify, yielding a more accurate portrait of how people report their Hispanic origin and race within the context of a two-question format. These improvements reveal that the U.S. population is much more multiracial and diverse than what we measured in the past.
The overall racial and ethnic diversity of the country has increased since 2010, according to U.S. Census Bureau analyses released today.
Expectations of what it means for a population to be racially and ethnically diverse may differ.
The concept of “diversity” we use refers to the representation and relative size of different racial and ethnic groups within a population and is maximized when all groups are represented in an area and have equal shares of the population. These measures are used to compare 2010 Census and 2020 Census results.
Measuring Racial and Ethnic Diversity
We present the following measures to describe the racial and ethnic diversity of the U.S. population:
* Diversity Index.
* Prevalence rankings and diffusion score.
* Prevalence maps.
Our recent blog, Measuring Racial and Ethnic Diversity for the 2020 Census, includes detailed information about these specific diversity measures and how to interpret them.
Here we present highlights on racial and ethnic diversity from the 2020 Census and explain what each measure tells us about the nation’s population. More detailed data for the nation, states, counties and Puerto Rico are available in our interactive data visualization.
Categorizing Race and Ethnicity
These diversity calculations require the use of mutually exclusive racial and ethnic (nonoverlapping) categories.
The 1997 OMB standards emphasize that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race. In data tables, such as the 2020 Census redistricting data tables that provide Hispanic origin by race statistics, we often cross-tabulate the race and Hispanic origin categories to display Hispanic as a single category and the non-Hispanic race groups as categories summing up to the total population.
For our analyses, we calculated the Hispanic or Latino population of any race as a category; each of the race alone, non-Hispanic or Latino groups as individual categories (the terms “Hispanic or Latino” and “Hispanic” are used interchangeably in this story); and the Two or More Races non-Hispanic group (referred to throughout this story as the Multiracial non-Hispanic population) as a distinct category.
We know that cross tabulating the race and Hispanic origin categories yields a relatively small Some Other Race alone non-Hispanic population. This is because the vast majority (94%) of responses to the race question that are classified as Some Other Race alone are from people of Hispanic or Latino origin identifying as “Mexican,” “Latino” and other Hispanic origin groups.
Similarly, we do not see the same large increase in the Multiracial non-Hispanic population from 2010 to 2020 using these cross-tabulated categories.
The most prevalent racial or ethnic group for the United States was the White alone non-Hispanic population at 57.8%. This decreased from 63.7% in 2010.
These demographic changes as well as improvements to the ways in which race and ethnicity data are collected and processed reveal the U.S. population is more racially and ethnically diverse than measured in 2010.
The following groups are used in the diversity calculations:
* Hispanic or Latino.
* White alone non-Hispanic.
* Black or African American alone non-Hispanic.
* American Indian and Alaska Native alone non-Hispanic.
* Asian alone non-Hispanic.
* Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone non-Hispanic.
* Some Other Race alone non-Hispanic.
* Multiracial non-Hispanic.
We explored using alternative racial and ethnic categories for our analysis but found that they did not have a substantial impact on the overall results.
In addition, we decided to continue using this racial and ethnic cross-tabulation because it is commonly used by the Census Bureau and other data users. We do plan to continue researching how using alternative racial and ethnic categories may inform the diversity measures and share these findings in future publications.
We use the Diversity Index (DI) to measure the probability that two people chosen at random will be from different racial and ethnic groups.
The DI is bounded between 0 and 1. A value of 0 indicates that everyone in the population has the same racial and ethnic characteristics. A value close to 1 indicates that almost everyone in the population has different racial and ethnic characteristics.
We have converted the probabilities into percentages to make them easier to interpret. In this format, the DI tells us the chance that two people chosen at random will be from different racial and ethnic groups.
Using the same Diversity Index calculation for 2020 and 2010 redistricting data, the chance that two people chosen at random will be from different racial or ethnic groups has increased to 61.1% in 2020 from 54.9% in 2010.
Diversity Index Varies by Geographic Level
During the same period, the largest racial or ethnic group has changed for some states and counties, and local level results illuminate new areas of diversity across the country.
Table 1 shows the 10 states with the highest DI in the 2020 Census and their 2020 and 2010 census values.
In general, the states with the highest DI scores are found in the West (Hawaii, California and Nevada), the South (Maryland and Texas, along with the District of Columbia, a state equivalent) and the Northeast (New York and New Jersey).
Hawaii had the highest DI in 2020 at 76%, which was slightly higher than its 75.1% DI in 2010.
Of the states listed here, Maryland had the largest DI gain, increasing from 60.7% in 2010 to 67.3% in 2020.
State Level Changes in Diversity
The White alone non-Hispanic population was the most prevalent racial or ethnic group for all states except California (Hispanic or Latino), Hawaii (Asian alone non-Hispanic), New Mexico (Hispanic or Latino), and the District of Columbia, a state equivalent (Black or African American alone non-Hispanic).
In 2020, the Hispanic or Latino population became the largest racial or ethnic group in California, comprising 39.4% of the total population, up from 37.6% in 2010. This differs from 2010, when the largest racial or ethnic group in California was the White alone non-Hispanic population, whose share declined from 40.1% in 2010 to 34.7% in 2020.
In 2020, we also saw shifts in the second-most prevalent group for some states.
In West Virginia, the Multiracial non-Hispanic population (4.0%) became the second-most prevalent group, surpassing the Black or African American alone non-Hispanic population (3.6%). In Wisconsin, the Hispanic or Latino population (7.6%) became the second-most prevalent group, surpassing the Black or African American alone non-Hispanic population (6.2%).
In Texas, the first- and second-most prevalent group rankings did not change between 2010 and 2020, but the difference in size between the White alone non-Hispanic population (39.7%) and the Hispanic or Latino population (39.3%) shrank to 0.4 percentage points.
For the District of Columbia, the difference in the size of the Black or African American alone non-Hispanic population (40.9%) and the White alone non-Hispanic population (38.0%) narrowed dramatically in 2020 with only a 2.9 percentage point difference.
In contrast, the District of Columbia’s Black or African American alone non-Hispanic population was 50.0% and the White alone non-Hispanic population was 34.8% in 2010, a difference of 15.2 percentage points.
Finally, 2020 Census results showed that Hawaii (21.8%) was the state with the highest diffusion score, followed by Alaska (17.9%), Oklahoma (17.8%) and Nevada (16.0%).
You can explore 2020 Census diversity measures at the state and county level and compare them to 2010 patterns using the “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the United States: 2010 Census and 2020 Census” data visualization. https://www.census.gov/library/visualizations/interactive/racial-and-ethnic-diversity-in-the-united-states-2010-and-2020-census.html
Excerpts from: “The Chance That Two People Chosen at Random Are of Different Race or Ethnicity Groups Has Increased Since 2010” ERIC JENSEN, NICHOLAS JONES, MEGAN RABE, BEVERLY PRATT, LAUREN MEDINA, KIMBERLY OROZCO AND LINDSAY SPELL
AUGUST 12, 2021 https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2021/08/2020-united-states-population-more-racially-ethnically-diverse-than-2010.html
Is it possible that Nance misread the so-called diversity index?: “We use the Diversity Index (DI) to measure the probability that two people chosen at random will be from different racial and ethnic groups. The DI is bounded between 0 and 1. A value of 0 indicates that everyone in the population has the same racial and ethnic characteristics. A value close to 1 indicates that almost everyone in the population has different racial and ethnic characteristics. We have converted the probabilities into percentages to make them easier to interpret. In this format, the DI tells us the chance that two people chosen at random will be from different racial and ethnic groups. Using the same Diversity Index calculation for 2020 and 2010 redistricting data, the chance that two people chosen at random will be from different racial or ethnic groups has increased to 61.1% in 2020 from 54.9% in 2010.”https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2021/08/2020-united-states-population-more-racially-ethnically-diverse-than-2010.html
Malcolm Nance was 25 years old during the Chernobyl meltdown and apparently doesn’t know there was a nuclear disaster! https://web.archive.org/web/20220224160945/https://twitter.com/malcolmnance/status/1496879989223944193