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Old 03-28-2011, 05:11 AM
 
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Ever seen the census/stats? Chicago is white again.

 
Old 03-28-2011, 08:31 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, 08:51 AM
 
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Ever seen the census/stats? Chicago is white again.
Do you have a point?
 
Old 03-28-2011, 09:11 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, 09:13 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, 09:18 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, 09:20 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, 09:22 AM
 
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The post was stupid for many reasons. Including that it was wrong.
 
Old 03-28-2011, 09:22 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, 09:28 AM
 
Location: South Chicagoland
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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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