Demographics Breakdown: Minorities make up more than 40% of Abilene’s population


FILE – This April 5, 2020, photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident in Detroit. A group of Harvard researchers are coming out against the U.S. Census Bureau’s use of a controversial privacy method on the numbers used for redrawing congressional and legislative districts, saying it doesn’t produce data that are good enough for redistricting. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Demographics from the United States Census Bureau show that minorities currently make up more than 40% of Abilene’s population.

The following data from breaks down the latest statistics, which were released in 2019:

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