Indiana‚Äôs Minority Population Increasing
A new assessment of Indiana‘s changing demographics shows a steady rise in the state‘s minority population.
Most notably, the Hispanic population has soared in the past decade and experts expect it will continue.
The latest U.S. Census information shows the state is mirroring the nation and is becoming more diverse.
Currently, the state population is 84% white, about 9% black, 6% Hispanic and the remaining one-percent covers other minorities.
In the past decade the Hispanic population rose by 82%, the white population grew by three percent and the black population rose 16%.