Young Americans who are minorities outnumber young whites in almost one of every six U.S. counties. It’s a demographic wave that is transforming more parts of the nation and raising questions about who is a minority, USA Today reports. An analysis of the under-20 population shows that minority youths are the majority in 505 counties and that 60 counties have reached that milestone in this decade. "The change is due both to minority kids’ gains and to declines in the number of white kids," says Kenneth Johnson, a demographer at the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey Institute who analyzed Census data. "This isn’t about immigration anymore." The multiplying effect of diversity is rapid. In 2008, 34 percent of U.S. residents were minorities, but 48 percent of babies born in the U.S. were minorities. "It will be hard to define who is a minority in the future," says Robert Lang, director of the Metropolitan Institute at Virginia Tech…

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