Tennessee 2010 Census Report
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Tennesseans under 18 by Race, 2010
When considering Tennesseans under the age of 18, the racial and ethnic diversity of the population is even more pronounced. In 2010, there were 1,496,001 children under the age of 18 in Tennessee, an increase of 97,480 over the 2000 Census count. A total of 69,154 children, or 71% of the increase in the under-18 population, were Hispanic. In 2010, White children accounted for 68% of the total. African-American and Hispanic children made up 20% and 7%, respectively, with other races or combinations of races having made up 5%. Figure 4 shows the population of children in Tennessee by race and ethnicity.
A total of 69,154 children, or 71% of the increase in the under-18 population, were Hispanic.
|Randy Gustafson is the director of the Tennessee State Data Center.|