State's minority population of kids under 5 soars

A look at Minnesota's youngest residents spells change for a state that is overwhelmingly white. Minorities make up 17 percent of Minnesota's population but 30 percent of its preschool-age ranks, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau estimates. In Ramsey County, for the first time, there are more children under 5 of color than there are white children.
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A look at Minnesota's youngest residents spells change for a state that is overwhelmingly white. Minorities make up 17 percent of Minnesota's population but 30 percent of its preschool-age ranks, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau estimates. In Ramsey County, for the first time, there are more children under 5 of color than there are white children.

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