Labor Department: More Growth of Idaho's Hispanic, Asian Populations 

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The Idaho Department of Labor reported Thursday that the Gem State's Hispanic population has increased by more than 15 percent since the 2010 census, growing 2.9 percent between mid-2014 and mid-2016. Hispanics now account for approximately 12 percent of the state's population.

Canyon County saw the largest increase in Hispanics residents between mid-2014 and mid-2015, increasing by 1,501 persons or 3 percent. Ada County's Hispanic population grew by 1,481 people or 4.5 percent. 

Idaho's Asian population showed the largest percentage increase at 4.8 percent, but numerically accounted for 1,211 people. Meanwhile, people who selected the category of "Two or More Races" increased 4.6 percent, an additional 1,687 people in 2015.
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