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Matt Barreto in ABC News 7: “2020 Census results show most growth in suburban SoCal areas, fueled by increasing diversity”


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The U.S. Census Bureau released the results from the 2020 Census Thursday, showing the slowest national population growth since the 1930s. But in Southern California, the population is growing faster in less urban cities and counties. “It is normal for countries like the United States to experience both booms and then periods of slow growth,” … Continued

The U.S. Census Bureau released the results from the 2020 Census Thursday, showing the slowest national population growth since the 1930s. But in Southern California, the population is growing faster in less urban cities and counties. “It is normal for countries like the United States to experience both booms and then periods of slow growth,” said Matt Barreto, a professor of political science and Chicano studies at UCLA.