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Census Reports Growth in Hispanic Population

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Census Reports Growth in Hispanic Population

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Census Reports Growth in Hispanic Population

Census Reports Growth in Hispanic Population

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New figures from the 2000 Census show Hispanics now make up 13 percent of the United States' population. The new data suggests Hispanics may have overtaken blacks as the largest minority population, but critics say it depends on how the numbers are tallied. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.