Census reveals Long Island is growing more racially, ethnically diverse

Between 2010 and 2019, Asian and Hispanic populations grew, while the white population has declined.

News 12 Staff

Jun 25, 2020, 10:25 AM

Updated 1,391 days ago

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Long Island is growing more racially and ethnically diverse, that's according to the new census numbers released today.
Between 2010 and 2019, Asian and Hispanic populations grew, while the white population has declined.
During those years, the non-Hispanic white population in Nassau declined 9.8%.
Suffolk saw an 8.2% decrease in the same population during the same time.
Besides, Asians and Hispanics, Black Long Islanders also increased islandwide during the nine-year period.
The figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that non-Hispanic whites are expected to be a minority of the U.S. population in about 25 years.


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