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About one-in-three Americans would be an immigrant or have immigrant parents, compared with one-in-four today. These projections show that new immigrants and their descendants will drive most U.
Among the projected million Americans in78 million will be immigrants and 81 million will be people born in the U. Non-Hispanic whites will remain the largest racial or ethnic group in the overall population but will become less than a majority, the projections show.
One important factor is the rising age of the second generation — people born in the U. Currently, a large share is not yet eligible to vote.
But bytheir median age will be 36, according to the new projections. This slowed Hispanic immigration also will have a longer-term impact: The increased share of Asian immigrants among all immigrants means that education levels of the foreign-born population could rise sharply, because Asian immigrants tend to be better educated.
The rise of the Asian share of the immigrant population also could have implications for the political debate about immigration over the next 50 years. Americans today have mixed views about the impact of immigrants on society, but tend to have more favorable views of Asian and European immigrants than other groups, according to a recent Pew Research survey.
The projections also show a change in birth patterns, with a continuing dip in average lifetime births to Hispanic women and a slight rise in average lifetime births to Asian and white women.
Today, average lifetime births to Hispanic women are markedly higher than to other groups, but the projections show that inHispanics, whites, blacks and Asians would have similar fertility rates. These trends reflect Census Bureau assumptions about birth patterns. The projections are based on assumptions about birth, death and immigration rates that are built on recent trends, but those trends can change.
Moreover, any projections have built-in uncertainties, especially for years further in the future.Internet and Future Social Change in the US: Life in the United States in the next 10 years.
In five years, though, things will undoubtedly be very different. Our scientific and technical communities are making significant advances in the fields of artificial intelligence, natural language processing and highly interactive systems.
These projections show that new immigrants and their descendants will drive most U.S. population growth in the coming 50 years, as they have for the past half-century. Among the projected million Americans in , 78 million will be immigrants and 81 million will be people born in the U.S.
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