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Watsonville, California: A Small Town Where Hispanic Majority Is The Norm
While Hispanics move to become the country's largest minority, in Watsonville, Calif., the trend arrived a while ago.
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This July 19, 2013 photo shows Jesus Medrano, top, and Edwin Chavez on the swings at an affordable housing complex in Watsonville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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This July 19, 2013 photo shows women and children walking along Main St. in Watsonville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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This July 19, 2013 photo shows Martha Rivera sewing clothes at a shop in Watsonville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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This July 19, 2013 photo shows, from left, Jonathan Chavez, his brother Brian and Oscar Gomez play basketball at an affordable housing complex for farmworkers and their childrenin Watsonville, Calif.In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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In this Friday, July 19, 2013 photo, Maria Lopez, right, reads in the city library alongside daughters Emily, 9, at left, and Esmeralda, 7, in Watsonville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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This July 19, 2013 photo shows realtor Tony Campos, Watsonville's first Latino elected official, pointing to a wall with photographs of the towns past Mayors in Watsonville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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This July 19, 2013 photo shows a woman walking next to a mural depicting scenes from the city's history in Watsoville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Watsonville, California: A Small Town Where Hispanic Majority Is The Norm

While Hispanics move to become the country's largest minority, in Watsonville, Calif., the trend arrived a while ago.

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