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Old 03-28-2011, 06:11 AM
 
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Ever seen the census/stats? Chicago is white again.

 
Old 03-28-2011, 09:31 AM
 
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Blacks constitute 32.4 percent of the population, down from 36.4 percent in 2000 though still the city’s largest racial bloc. Non-Hispanic whites accounted for 31.7 percent of Chicago’s population in 2010, making them the second-largest racial or ethnic group.
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Old 03-28-2011, 09:51 AM
 
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Ever seen the census/stats? Chicago is white again.
Do you have a point?
 
Old 03-28-2011, 10:11 AM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Even if Whites were the largest racial group, they are still nowhere near 50%
 
Old 03-28-2011, 10:13 AM
 
Location: South Chicagoland
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Do you have a point?
Well, you are on a website called City Data..

I guess the OP's point is that if this were true, it would be a very signicant change in Chicago's city data, don't you think? Too bad it's not. As Chicago60614 noted, Chicago is still a majority black city.
 
Old 03-28-2011, 10:18 AM
 
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Well, you are on a website called City Data..
Really? Thanks. The OP gave no info as to the point of the post.
 
Old 03-28-2011, 10:20 AM
 
Location: South Chicagoland
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Originally Posted by Vlajos View Post
Really? Thanks. The OP gave no info as to the point of the post.
A major demographic shift like this would be worth discussing on City-Data. The OP's point was precisely what he or she said. And he or she asked us if we were surprised by this. Too bad it's not true.
 
Old 03-28-2011, 10:22 AM
 
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The post was stupid for many reasons. Including that it was wrong.
 
Old 03-28-2011, 10:22 AM
 
Location: St. Augustine
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As Chicago60614 noted, Chicago is still a majority black city.
Many Hispanics are white, regardless of how the government classifies them.
 
Old 03-28-2011, 10:28 AM
 
Location: South Chicagoland
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Originally Posted by Vlajos View Post
The post was stupid for many reasons. Including that it was wrong.
If discussions about racial demographics are stupid to you then just don't post on threads concerning them.
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