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Texas’ Hispanic population grew by 2 million in the past decade, on pace to be largest share of state by 2021

New U.S. census estimates show the gap between Hispanic and white populations in the state continues to narrow, and Hispanics are projected to become the largest population group a year earlier than previously expected.

United States Census 2020 mailers sent to Austin. Photographed on June 23, 2020.

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