Maria Mendoza (left) and Javier Limon participate in the Literacy Green Bay's English Language Learners program at Literacy Green Bay's facilities in downtown Green Bay, Wis., on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.Lukas Keapproth/Press Gazette Media
Minorities now make up 18 percent of Brown County's total population, thanks to a gain of nearly 3,000 since the 2010, according to the latest estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Brown County gained more people since 2010 than all but two other counties in Wisconsin, and more than half of its growth came from minorities, the bureau says.
The county gained 5,025 people in all, well below the 15,450 gained in Dane County and about 2,400 below Milwaukee County's gain, but more than any other county in the state, according to the estimates. ...