PRB Topic Feed: Race/ Ethnicity/Topics/RaceEthnicity.aspxU.S. Growing Bigger, Older, and More DiverseWithin the next few years, the U.S. population is expected to reach twice its 1950 level of 151 million, and that trend will reshape the nation in coming decades. 04/26/2004/Publications/Articles/2004/USGrowingBiggerOlderandMoreDiverse.aspx9149acff-9330-434d-b1ac-db6d1bc45388Immigration Gives Catholicism a Boost in the United StatesLong-term trends point to a decline in U.S. Protestant but show remarkable stability in the proportion of Catholics in the population. Catholics immigrants from Latin America have helped offset the decline in religious affiliation among the U.S.-born population in most states.04/15/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/uscatholicsandimmigration.aspx81c70b6c-16cf-4d38-8bab-09cc41001835African Americans and the Color LineAuthor Michael Stoll advances the continuing discussion of the economic and social progress of African Americans, focusing on blacks' relative gains during the 1990s in employment, earnings, family income, poverty reduction, and health. 08/15/2004/Publications/Articles/2004/AfricanAmericansandtheColorLine.aspx76c4fcb6-1a7a-468d-9689-a174e45f4e89Hard Times for Latino Men in U.S.The unique position of Latino men in the U.S. economy—combined with their low levels of education and geographic concentration in economically distressed states—has put them in a precarious economic position relative to other demographic groups during the recent economic recession. 03/05/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/latinomen.aspx754bac84-51fb-44aa-a25e-4bb2f578ad7eThe Complex Stories From Census 2000 About America's DiversityThe big news from Census 2000 is out: The Hispanic population gained about 13 million people since 1990, a 58 percent increase, and is now roughly equal to the black population. 03/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/TheComplexStoriesFromCensus2000AboutAmericasDiversity.aspx7051d949-ad9e-45c7-9dad-a5852703bb19U.S. Hispanic and Asian Population Growth Levels OffLatinos and Asians are still the country's two fastest-growing minority groups, but their growth rates have slipped below the peaks reported earlier in the decade. This slowdown could dampen U.S. racial and ethnic change in the coming years.05/13/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/hispanicasian.aspx6902829a-6a8d-46e0-89f5-9912c7993d45U.S. STEM Workforce Aging, but Younger Than Total Labor ForceThe U.S. population and its labor force are growing older, but according to PRB's analysis of American Community Survey data, the STEM labor force is faring better than the total U.S. labor force with respect to age structure.04/22/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/us-stem-workforce-aging.aspx62009a7a-4333-4fb5-b6cc-4b6caa5a5cc1Four Scenarios for U.S. Population GrowthThe U.S. population is projected to increase over the next four decades, but the rate of increase depends largely on future trends in international migration.12/16/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/uspopulationgrowth.aspx5aada735-0986-485a-bd89-fb7fcdbd0486PRB and Casey Foundation Create Index of U.S. Child Well-BeingThe Annie E. Casey Foundation recently launched its Race for Results Index, a new collection of data developed by demographers at the Population Reference Bureau.04/15/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/casey-index-child-wellbeing.aspx56ad512e-1d9d-4354-a596-505d03689d95Homeownership Rates Divide Racial and Ethnic GroupsOver the past decade, the gaps in rates of homeownership among racial and ethnic groups has narrowed, due in part to an increasing number of mortgage loans to low-income, minority households. 10/02/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/HomeownershipRatesDivideRacialandEthnicGroups.aspx343582a2-2e3d-4c44-b5fa-4b6cae52d9a2