Texas: It’s Over for Anglos’

Steve Murdock, Demographer:  “It’s basically over for Anglos” in Texas. It’s a terrible situation that you are in. I am worried,” Murdock said.

Two of every three Texas children are now non-Anglo and the trend line will become even more pronounced in the future, said Murdock, former U.S. Census Bureau director and now director of the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice University.

B y 2040, only 20 percent of the state’s public school enrollment will be Anglo, he said. Last year, non-Hispanic white children made up 33.3 percent of the state’s 4.8 million public school enrollment.

The state’s future looks bleak assuming the current trend line does not change because education and income levels for Hispanics lag considerably behind Anglos, he said.

Unless the trend line changes, 30 percent of the state’s labor force will not have even a high school diploma by 2040, he said. And the average household income will be about $6,500 lower than it was in 2000. That figure is not inflation adjusted so it will be worse than what it sounds.

As yet, no similar stats to be found for Arizona, New Mexico and California. Read the story at Texas Politics.

  • Sorry folks, but this great American experiment of a melting pot looks like it only became a giant cess-pool. We let too much crap in.

  • It’s not as it seems. We use the old “one drop” rule made famous by progressive racists of the early 20th Century. White dude marries Hispanic chick, and the kids are by default Hispanic, regardless of what language they speak, cultural upbringing, etc.

    So based upon that standard, minorities can only increase, and whites decrease.

  • I wonder how many are illegals?