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unties 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.

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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 Indian6,79518.6% 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 Indian1,724 4.3% 15.0%88.4%0.2%78.5%2.4%
2000Lake and Peninsula BoroughKing Salmon American Indian519 11.1% 33.7%84.6%0.0%71.9%1.9%
2000Nome Census Area  American Indian3,432 9.7% 6.4%90.0%0.3%83.5%1.7%
2000North Slope BoroughBarrow American Indian2,434 46.0% 18.5%94.5%0.5%71.1%10.2%
2000Northwest Arctic BoroughKotzebue American Indian2,93913.9% 9.8%94.7%0.1%81.7%7.2%
TippingSkagway Hoonah Angoon Census Area White667 36.7% 29.8%57.9%0.1%43.5%6.6%
2000Wade Hampton Census Area  American Indian3,44338.9% 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 Indian1,789 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
2000ApacheSt. Johns American Indian24,501 3.0% 17.6%85.4%1.0%79.3%4.1%
2000NavajoHolbrookBi Racial: Wh AI37,0413.0% 3.5%66.0%1.0%52.6%10.7%
2000Santa CruzNogalesHispanic14,6118.4%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
2000ColusaColusaHispanic6,777 12.1%10.4%69.2%1.2%1.8%63.6%
TippingGlennWillowsWhite8,524 11.4%3.2%53.8%0.6%1.7%45.5%
2000MaderaMaderaHispanic44,872 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
TippingAlamosaAlamosaWhite4,728 12.5%3.1%57.6%1.1%1.5%52.4%
2000ConejosConejosHispanic2,412 11.4% 22.6%58.8%0.2%1.1%56.6%
2000CostillaSan LuisHispanic739 10.6% 31.2%73.7%0.5%1.5%69.4%
TippingLakeLeadvilleWhite2,234 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
TippingClarkDuboisWhite281 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 HornHardin American Indian4,490 21.3% 5.0%80.6%1.0%70.4%5.3%
2007BlaineChinookBi Racial: Wh AI2,060 22.9% 15.1%63.6%0.2%58.8%1.7%
2000GlacierCut Bank American Indian4,550 19.1% 6.7%76.1%1.4%67.9%3.8%
2000RooseveltWolf Point American Indian3,518 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
2007ChavesRoswellBi Racial: WH Hsp18,775 16.7%1.1%66.0%2.2%0.7%60.9%
2000CibolaGrantsTri Racial7,965 8.0% 7.5%83.6%0.9%47.9%33.1%
2007ColfaxRatonBi Racial: WH Hsp3,223 18.0% 19.3%61.8%0.8%1.2%58.5%
TippingCurryClovisWhite15,039 16.7%15.8%60.0%9.5%0.6%43.0%
TippingEddyCarlsbadWhite14,699 18.3% 4.0%56.9%1.9%0.9%52.3%
2000GrantSilver CityBi Racial: WH Hsp7,455 19.3% 15.8%63.8%1.5%1.1%59.6%
2000GuadalupeSanta RosaHispanic973 5.1% 25.4%88.6%0.3%0.4%85.6%
2000HidalgoLordsburgHispanic1,417 36.1% 27.6%68.1%0.4%0.4%66.6%
2007LeaLovingtonBi Racial: WH Hsp18,329 19.2%11.2%66.0%4.8%0.4%58.5%
2000LunaDemingHispanic8,077 6.3%0.7%80.1%1.3%0.5%77.1%
2000McKinleyGallup American Indian24,639 24.0% 19.8%93.5%1.1%78.2%12.4%
2000MoraMoraHispanic1,195 9.1% 24.8%86.6%0.1%1.3%84.9%
2000Rio ArribaTierra AmarillaHispanic12,011 5.9% 7.4%92.4%0.3%15.3%75.8%
TippingRooseveltPortalesWhite6,151 6.6%11.6%51.7%2.7%1.2%45.7%
2000San JuanAztecBi Racial: Wh AI37,500 14.9% 5.0%65.5%1.3%40.7%21.1%
2000San MiguelLas VegasHispanic7,850 16.4% 17.1%87.1%1.0%1.4%82.9%
2000SocorroSocorroBi Racial: WH Hsp5,159 13.7% 12.2%73.1%0.9%15.0%53.8%
2000TaosTaosHispanic7,2594.0% 13.6%73.7%0.5%7.5%63.8%
TippingTorranceEstanciaWhite4,464 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 JuanMonticello American Indian5,244 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
2007AdamsRitzvilleHispanic6,247 20.0%15.4%69.2%0.1%0.2%67.2%