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Census Shows Black Population Growing Slightly In Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New Census figures show Utah’s African-American community grew the most of any minority group last year, although it still accounts for less than 1% of the state's total population.

The statistics released Wednesday show the Black population in the state increased by 38,000, or 4.7%.

Just over 22% of Utah residents are ethnic or racial minorities, most of them Hispanic, the new Census data show.