Census: 1 in 3 Americans Is a Minority

A new analysis of Census Bureau data finds that America is becoming more diverse, with minorities topping 100 million for the first time in 2006.

That means about one in three Americans was a minority last year.

The nation was 67.6 percent white, non-Hispanic; 15 percent Hispanic; 13.4 percent black; 5 percent Asian, and 1.5 percent American Indian or native Alaskan. Three-tenths of a percent identified themselves as Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.

The percentages add up to more than 100, in part because some people identify with more than one race and Hispanics can be of any race.