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March 9, 2001 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ROBIN FIELDS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The government Thursday released the first official census 2000 figures, showing a rapid growth of Latino and Asian populations--even in areas of the Deep South and Midwest. The Latino population in Wisconsin, for example, grew by 107% during the 1990s, to 192,921. In Mississippi, the Asian population grew by at least 50% and as much as 84%--a range that takes into account a new option that allowed people to check off more than one racial category for the first time.
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March 9, 2001 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ROBIN FIELDS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The government Thursday released the first official census 2000 figures, showing a rapid growth of Latino and Asian populations--even in areas of the Deep South and Midwest. The Latino population in Wisconsin, for example, grew by 107% during the 1990s, to 192,921. In Mississippi, the Asian population grew by at least 50% and as much as 84%--a range that takes into account a new option that allowed people to check off more than one racial category for the first time.
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