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That was Nicholas Jones, Director of Ethnic Research and Outreach for the U.S. Census Bureau talking about results of the 2020 U.S. Census numbers released Thursday. Montana too has become more diverse. White Alone or in Combination decreased from 92% to 91% of the population American Indian/Alaskan Native Alone or in Combination are the largest minority group making up 9% of the state. The percentage of residents identifying as Hispanic also grew from 3% in 2010 to 4% in 2020. Reservation areas grew by 5% over all with Flathead gaining the most residents at 2,490 and Fort Belknap seeing the greatest percentage increase 19%.