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Racial and ethnic minority older population growth by 2030

Racial and ethnic minorities comprised 21.2 percent of the older population in 2013, and are expected to comprise 28.5 percent of the older population in 2030.

A Profile of Older Americans: 2014; 2015. https://www.acl.gov/sites/default/files/Aging%20and%20Disability%20in%20America/2014-Profile.pdf. Accessed July 6, 2015

Reference

Title
A Profile of Older Americans: 2014
Publication Date
2015
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