US minority population makes major strides

POSTED: 07:10 AM PDT May 18, 2012    UPDATED: 07:37 AM PDT May 18, 2012 

On May 17, the U.S. Census Bureau released a set of estimates showing that 50.4 percent of our nation's population younger than age 1 were minorities as of July 1, 2011. Read on to learn more interesting new facts about race within the U.S. population.