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The counties below are either currently minority-majority among those under 20 years of age or will soon tip to be minority-majority. They are grouped by state. These counties are in the West. If you would like to see counties in the South, go here . Counties in the Midwest are here. All of the data below come from U.S. Census Bureau estimates from 2007.

The chart shows three categories of “minority majority status” for those in the county under 20 years of age. “2000” counties are those that were majority-minority at the time of the 2000 Census. “2007” designates counties that became majority-minority between 2000 and 2007. “Tipping” counties are those that are at least 40 percent minority among those 20 and under and where the minority population grew by at least 2.5 percent between 2000 and 2007.

ALASKA          
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty SeatUnder 20 Majority RaceUnder 20 Population 2007% Change White Youth 2000-07% Change Minority Youth 00-07% Minority Youth 2007% Black Youth 2007% Am. Ind. Youth 2007% Hispanic Youth 2007
2000Aleutians East BoroughSand PointAS Plur3811.6%-30.7%82.9%0.0%52.5%8.4%
2000Aleutians West Census Area WH Plur693-44.6%-26.1%70.3%2.3%29.6%14.0%
2000Bethel Census Area  American Indian 6,79518.6%-2.3%92.9%0.8%79.6%7.8%
2007Bristol Bay BoroughNaknekBi-Racial: Wh-AI275-32.8%-36.8%57.5%0.7%52.4%1.8%
2000Dillingham Census Area  American Indian 1,724-4.3%-15.0%88.4%0.2%78.5%2.4%
2000Lake and Peninsula BoroughKing Salmon American Indian 519-11.1%-33.7%84.6%0.0%71.9%1.9%
2000Nome Census Area  American Indian 3,432-9.7%-6.4%90.0%0.3%83.5%1.7%
2000North Slope BoroughBarrow American Indian 2,434-46.0%-18.5%94.5%0.5%71.1%10.2%
2000Northwest Arctic BoroughKotzebue American Indian 2,93913.9%-9.8%94.7%0.1%81.7%7.2%
TippingSkagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area White 667-36.7%-29.8%57.9%0.1%43.5%6.6%
2000Wade Hampton Census Area  American Indian 3,44338.9%-2.7%97.8%0.3%86.8%8.4%
2007Yakutat City and Borough Bi-Racial: Wh-AI170-17.1%-35.6%65.9%0.0%48.2%0.6%
2000Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area  American Indian 1,789-17.3%-30.4%81.3%0.3%73.1%2.7%
ARIZONA          
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty SeatUnder 20 Majority RaceUnder 20 Population 2007% Change White Youth 2000-07% Change Minority Youth 00-07% Minority Youth 2007% Black Youth 2007% Am. Ind. Youth 2007% Hispanic Youth 2007
2000Apache St. Johns American Indian 24,501-3.0%-17.6%85.4%1.0%79.3%4.1%
2000Navajo HolbrookBi-Racial: Wh-AI37,0413.0%-3.5%66.0%1.0%52.6%10.7%
2000Santa Cruz NogalesHispanic 14,6118.4%3.9%90.6%0.3%0.3%89.3%
CALIFORNIA          
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty SeatUnder 20 Majority RaceUnder 20 Population 2007% Change White Youth 2000-07% Change Minority Youth 00-07% Minority Youth 2007% Black Youth 2007% Am. Ind. Youth 2007% Hispanic Youth 2007
2000Colusa ColusaHispanic 6,777-12.1%10.4%69.2%1.2%1.8%63.6%
TippingGlenn WillowsWhite 8,524-11.4%3.2%53.8%0.6%1.7%45.5%
2000Madera MaderaHispanic 44,872-11.9%23.9%72.4%2.7%1.1%65.8%
COLORADO          
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty SeatUnder 20 Majority RaceUnder 20 Population 2007% Change White Youth 2000-07% Change Minority Youth 00-07% Minority Youth 2007% Black Youth 2007% Am. Ind. Youth 2007% Hispanic Youth 2007
TippingAlamosa AlamosaWhite 4,728-12.5%3.1%57.6%1.1%1.5%52.4%
2000Conejos ConejosHispanic 2,412-11.4%-22.6%58.8%0.2%1.1%56.6%
2000Costilla San LuisHispanic 739-10.6%-31.2%73.7%0.5%1.5%69.4%
TippingLake LeadvilleWhite 2,234-22.8%10.5%61.5%0.4%0.4%59.1%
IDAHO          
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty SeatUnder 20 Majority RaceUnder 20 Population 2007% Change White Youth 2000-07% Change Minority Youth 00-07% Minority Youth 2007% Black Youth 2007% Am. Ind. Youth 2007% Hispanic Youth 2007
TippingClark DuboisWhite 281-38.3%-13.9%53.0%0.4%1.1%49.8%
MONTANA          
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty SeatUnder 20 Majority RaceUnder 20 Population 2007% Change White Youth 2000-07% Change Minority Youth 00-07% Minority Youth 2007% Black Youth 2007% Am. Ind. Youth 2007% Hispanic Youth 2007
2000Big Horn Hardin American Indian 4,490-21.3%-5.0%80.6%1.0%70.4%5.3%
2007Blaine ChinookBi-Racial: Wh-AI2,060-22.9%-15.1%63.6%0.2%58.8%1.7%
2000Glacier Cut Bank American Indian 4,550-19.1%-6.7%76.1%1.4%67.9%3.8%
2000Roosevelt Wolf Point American Indian 3,518-27.2%-6.2%78.8%0.4%72.5%2.6%
NEW MEXICO          
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty SeatUnder 20 Majority RaceUnder 20 Population 2007% Change White Youth 2000-07% Change Minority Youth 00-07% Minority Youth 2007% Black Youth 2007% Am. Ind. Youth 2007% Hispanic Youth 2007
2007Chaves RoswellBi-Racial: WH-Hsp18,775-16.7%1.1%66.0%2.2%0.7%60.9%
2000Cibola GrantsTri-Racial7,965-8.0%-7.5%83.6%0.9%47.9%33.1%
2007Colfax RatonBi-Racial: WH-Hsp3,223-18.0%-19.3%61.8%0.8%1.2%58.5%
TippingCurry ClovisWhite 15,039-16.7%15.8%60.0%9.5%0.6%43.0%
TippingEddy CarlsbadWhite 14,699-18.3%-4.0%56.9%1.9%0.9%52.3%
2000Grant Silver CityBi-Racial: WH-Hsp7,455-19.3%-15.8%63.8%1.5%1.1%59.6%
2000Guadalupe Santa RosaHispanic 973-5.1%-25.4%88.6%0.3%0.4%85.6%
2000Hidalgo LordsburgHispanic 1,417-36.1%-27.6%68.1%0.4%0.4%66.6%
2007Lea LovingtonBi-Racial: WH-Hsp18,329-19.2%11.2%66.0%4.8%0.4%58.5%
2000Luna DemingHispanic 8,077-6.3%0.7%80.1%1.3%0.5%77.1%
2000McKinley Gallup American Indian 24,639-24.0%-19.8%93.5%1.1%78.2%12.4%
2000Mora MoraHispanic 1,195-9.1%-24.8%86.6%0.1%1.3%84.9%
2000Rio Arriba Tierra AmarillaHispanic 12,011-5.9%-7.4%92.4%0.3%15.3%75.8%
TippingRoosevelt PortalesWhite 6,151-6.6%11.6%51.7%2.7%1.2%45.7%
2000San Juan AztecBi-Racial: Wh-AI37,500-14.9%-5.0%65.5%1.3%40.7%21.1%
2000San Miguel Las VegasHispanic 7,850-16.4%-17.1%87.1%1.0%1.4%82.9%
2000Socorro SocorroBi-Racial: WH-Hsp5,159-13.7%-12.2%73.1%0.9%15.0%53.8%
2000Taos TaosHispanic 7,2594.0%-13.6%73.7%0.5%7.5%63.8%
TippingTorrance EstanciaWhite 4,464-24.0%-14.8%51.4%1.2%2.1%45.4%
UTAH          
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty SeatUnder 20 Majority RaceUnder 20 Population 2007% Change White Youth 2000-07% Change Minority Youth 00-07% Minority Youth 2007% Black Youth 2007% Am. Ind. Youth 2007% Hispanic Youth 2007
2000San Juan Monticello American Indian 5,244-14.6%-15.3%66.4%1.2%58.0%4.8%
WASHINGTON          
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty SeatUnder 20 Majority RaceUnder 20 Population 2007% Change White Youth 2000-07% Change Minority Youth 00-07% Minority Youth 2007% Black Youth 2007% Am. Ind. Youth 2007% Hispanic Youth 2007
2007Adams RitzvilleHispanic 6,247-20.0%15.4%69.2%0.1%0.2%67.2%