In This Report, You’ll Learn

  1. 1

    Changes in the U.S. child population in the 20th century.

  2. 2

    Population changes across the U.S. and by state in the 1990s.

  3. 3

    Population changes in America's largest cities.

  4. 4

    Changes in U.S. population by race and ethnicity.

Key Takeaway

The Largest Child Population In U.S. History Is More Diverse Than Ever.

According to the 2000 U.S. Census, there were 72.3 million children under age 18 in this country, the most ever recorded, with non-white children accounting for nearly all the growth. Racial and Hispanic minorities accounted for nearly 40% of all children under 18 living in the U.S., compared to 28% of adults.

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