The changing face of Utah - Are we ready to embrace the future?
'Coming to our Census' series explores demographic issues
Rocio concurs. Recently, she said, a number of their neighbors were talking about the house next door that had been put up for sale.
Rocio Velazquez said she hoped a nice family with kids would purchase the home.
A white neighbor piped up, "I hope it's a nice Mexican girl like you."
"You know," Rocio Velazquez said, "It's really nice to get a compliment like that."
Editor's note: This report is part 1 of "Coming to our Census," a series of reports that takes a careful look at the issues posed by the changing demographics of Utah and the nation.
Part 2: Poll results: Utahns welcome diversity but perceptions don't always match reality
Part 3: Some solutions in place to close education gap, but is Utah willing to pay for them?
Part 4: Latino students face barriers to higher education
Part 5: Minorities face hurdles in getting health care
Part 6: Immigrants, refugees can choose which aspects of culture to assimilate
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