The ethnic and racial composition of the Gateway Cities COG population demonstrates the region’s rich diversity, a commodity in this increasingly global economy. Specifically, the Gateway Cities COG region has a total population of approximately 2 million, with Latino or Hispanic residents comprising 63%, the non-Hispanic white population approximating 10%, African-Americans making up about 9%, the Asian population in the region at about 10%, and Multi-race and “Other” groups comprising the rest.

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Gateway Cities COG Air Quality Action Plan

Due in part to the heavy concentration of goods movement and industry in and around the Gateway Cities, the sub?region has historically experienced the adverse impacts of air pollution. Learn More