By 2043, U.S. Will Be A 'Plurality Nation'

12/16/2012 - 19:00
Staff Writer

Jews think of themselves as a minority, but in about thirty years, everybody will be a minority – or nobody will be, according to the first Census Bureau projections based on the 2010 census, which predict that no single ethnic or racial group will constitute a majority of the country by 2043.

The former director of the U.S. Census Bureau revealed the latest survey's results at a 2010 press conference. Getty Images

Let’s Stand Up And Count

At this point, most folks who care know that the nones are on the rise.

A record one in all five adults – and almost a third of adults under 30 – have no religious affiliation, according to a Pew Research Center poll released Oct. 9.

Taking a census is inconvenient, but it's necessary. Getty Images

Israeli Population in U.S. Surges, but Exact Figures Hard to Determine

12/22/2010 - 19:00

SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) – The number of Israelis living in the United States grew by about 30 percent over the past decade, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau figures.

Some 140,323 people living in the United States today were born in Israel, up from 109,720 in 2000. Of the Israelis living here, 90,179 have U.S. citizenship and 50,144 do not.

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