WELCOME TO THE NEW MAINSTREAM! The U.S. Census defined tipping point when America becomes majority minority is somewhere between 2038 and 2050, based on U.S. Census projections. The EthniFacts CulturEdgesm Countdown Clock shows that multi-ethnic and multi-racial influence is coming faster, and goes much deeper and wider than U.S. Census projections.

The Interethnic Proximity Indexsm (IPI) accounts for inter-marriage, shared households, and residence location among other factors to provide a superior indicator of multicultural influence in America's New Mainstream consumer markets. The IPI Tipping Point for the nation arrived on 2014 on August 22 at 7:56 pm EDT.

Time Since U.S. Tipping Point

DEMOGRAHPHIC IMPERATIVE
NEXT STATE COUNTDOWN CLOCK
Colorado Countdown Clock

As the U.S. approaches the tipping point of the IPI Countdown Clock, many States have preceded the nation and have already crossed 50% on the Interethnic Proximity Indexsm. The IPI Countdown Clock above represents Colorado, the next State on target to cross 50% into majority multi-ethnic and multi-racial influence on December 2, 2019 at 4:07 am EDT.

NEXT METRO COUNTDOWN CLOCK
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Countdown Clock

Metropolitan areas are crossing the 50% mark on the Interethnic Proximity Indexsm much more quickly than the States and nation. A majority of the most populous Metro areas have already crossed into majority multi-ethnic and multi-racial influence. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is the next Metro area on target to cross 50% onĀ June 29, 2023 at 4:11 pm EDT and is represented on the IPI Countdown Clock above.

IS PROXIMITY DESTINY? THE IPI AND AMERICA'S CULTUREDGEsm

As the Interethnic Proximity Indexsm (IPI) Countdown Clock ticks closer to the high-noon tipping point of a multicultural majority America, it becomes all the more imperative to explore and understand the causal relationship between interethnic proximity and the psycho-social values and attitudes of the CulturEdgesm. By creating an interethnic index that measures proximity by cohabitating with or being related to a person of another ethnicity or race, and/or living in an area with a high multicultural density, the IPI index reveals an eye-opening geo-social portrait of who and where the CulturEdgesm consumers of today and tomorrow are living, working, playing and buying. But how does the IPI connect to the psycho-social lifestyle attitudes and values of the CulturEdgesm? In other words, does IPI familiarity breed the opposite of contempt?

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