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Geographic Area Year Population Group Value(s) Percent Value(s) Percent
United States Totals (us) 2000 Total 281,421,906 100.0% 209,128,094 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 35,305,818 12.5% 22,963,559 11.0%
White 211460626 - 216930975 75.1 - 77.1% 161862337 - 164967066 77.4 - 78.9%
White: Non Hispanic 194552774 - 198177900 69.1 - 70.4% 150525687 - 152561297 72.0 - 73.0%
Black / African American 34658190 - 36419434 12.3 - 12.9% 23772494 - 24574177 11.4 - 11.8%
Asian 10242998 - 11898828 3.6 - 4.2% 7,777,999 - 8,676,918 3.7 - 4.1%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 2,475,956 - 4,119,301 0.9 - 1.5% 1,635,644 - 2,735,799 0.8 - 1.3%
Hawaiian or other PI 398,835 - 874,414 0.1 - 0.3% 271,656 - 560,943 0.1 - 0.3%
Some Other Race 15359073 - 18521486 5.5 - 6.6% 9,838,622 - 11855485 4.7 - 5.7%
Total Multiracial 6,826,228 2.4% 3,969,342 1.9%
United States (us) 1990 Total 248,709,873 100.0% 185,105,441 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 22,354,059 9.0% 14,596,559 7.9%
White 199,686,070 80.3% 152057841 82.1%
White: Non Hispanic 188,128,296 75.6% 143958734 77.8%
Black / African American 29,986,060 12.1% 20401645 11.0%
Asian or Pac Islander 7,273,662 2.9% 5,190,275 2.8%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 1,959,234 0.8% 1,262,267 0.7%
Some Other Race 9,804,847 3.9% 6,193,413 3.3%
Northeast (r1) 2000 Total 53,594,378 100.0% 40,546,595 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 5,254,087 9.8% 3,551,997 8.8%
White 41533502 - 42395625 77.5 - 79.1% 32175035 - 32700566 79.4 - 80.6%
White: Non Hispanic 39327262 - 39889783 73.4 - 74.4% 30629714 - 30962380 75.5 - 76.4%
Black / African American 6,099,881 - 6,556,909 11.4 - 12.2% 4,244,277 - 4,498,419 10.5 - 11.1%
Asian 2,119,426 - 2,368,297 4.0 - 4.4% 1,606,596 - 1,757,486 4.0 - 4.3%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 162,558 - 374,035 0.3 - 0.7% 111,361 - 258,241 0.3 - 0.6%
Hawaiian or other PI 20,880 - 63,907 0.0 - 0.1% 15,077 - 46,060 0.0 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 2,429,670 - 3,138,918 4.5 - 5.9% 1,618,104 - 2,107,857 4.0 - 5.2%
Total Multiracial 1,228,461 2.3% 776,145 1.9%
1990 Total 50,809,229 100.0% 38,896,222 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 3,754,389 7.4% 2,561,450 6.6%
White 42,068,904 82.8% 32797176 84.3%
White: Non Hispanic 40,366,823 79.4% 31624427 81.3%
Black / African American 5,613,222 11.0% 3,956,760 10.2%
Asian or Pac Islander 1,335,375 2.6% 971,555 2.5%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 125,148 0.2% 88,527 0.2%
Some Other Race 1,666,580 3.3% 1,082,204 2.8%
Midwest (r2) 2000 Total 64,392,776 100.0% 47,745,110 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 3,124,532 4.9% 1,967,258 4.1%
White 53833651 - 54709407 83.6 - 85.0% 40786325 - 41234459 85.4 - 86.4%
White: Non Hispanic 52386131 - 53082973 81.4 - 82.4% 39860742 - 40217902 83.5 - 84.2%
Black / African American 6,499,733 - 6,838,669 10.1 - 10.6% 4,374,129 - 4,496,268 9.2 - 9.4%
Asian 1,197,554 - 1,392,938 1.9 - 2.2% 871,096 - 972,516 1.8 - 2.0%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 399,490 - 714,792 0.6 - 1.1% 259,255 - 465,892 0.5 - 1.0%
Hawaiian or other PI 22,492 - 55,364 0.0 - 0.1% 16,154 - 37,224 0.0 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 1,417,388 - 1,769,970 2.2 - 2.7% 899,235 - 1,111,705 1.9 - 2.3%
Total Multiracial 1,022,468 1.6% 538,916 1.1%
1990 Total 59,668,632 100.0% 44,053,849 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 1,726,509 2.9% 1,077,311 2.4%
White 52,017,957 87.2% 38989825 88.5%
White: Non Hispanic 51,175,270 85.8% 38546148 87.5%
Black / African American 5,715,940 9.6% 3,827,288 8.7%
Asian or Pac Islander 768,069 1.3% 520,483 1.2%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 337,899 0.6% 211,985 0.5%
Some Other Race 828,767 1.4% 504,268 1.1%
South (r3) 2000 Total 100,236,820 100.0% 74,669,917 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 11,586,696 11.6% 7,782,250 10.4%
White 72819399 - 74303744 72.6 - 74.1% 56035126 - 56906618 75.0 - 76.2%
White: Non Hispanic 65927794 - 66912739 65.8 - 66.8% 51282666 - 51846910 68.7 - 69.4%
Black / African American 18981692 - 19528231 18.9 - 19.5% 13022721 - 13275065 17.4 - 17.8%
Asian 1,922,407 - 2,267,094 1.9 - 2.3% 1,451,091 - 1,647,898 1.9 - 2.2%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 725,919 - 1,259,230 0.7 - 1.3% 498,195 - 872,641 0.7 - 1.2%
Hawaiian or other PI 51,217 - 117,947 0.1 - 0.1% 36,729 - 81,246 0.0 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 3,889,171 - 4,719,249 3.9 - 4.7% 2,518,606 - 3,057,660 3.4 - 4.1%
Total Multiracial 1,847,015 1.8% 1,107,449 1.5%
1990 Total 85,445,930 100.0% 63,437,552 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 6,767,021 7.9% 4,489,462 7.1%
White 65,582,199 76.8% 50116717 79.0%
White: Non Hispanic 61,359,202 71.8% 47119339 74.3%
Black / African American 15,828,888 18.5% 10662062 16.8%
Asian or Pac Islander 1,122,248 1.3% 794,683 1.3%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 562,731 0.7% 376,628 0.6%
Some Other Race 2,349,864 2.8% 1,487,462 2.3%
West (r4) 2000 Total 63,197,932 100.0% 46,166,472 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 15,340,503 24.3% 9,662,054 20.9%
White 43274074 - 45522199 68.5 - 72.0% 32865851 - 34125423 71.2 - 73.9%
White: Non Hispanic 36911587 - 38292405 58.4 - 60.6% 28752565 - 29534105 62.3 - 64.0%
Black / African American 3,076,884 - 3,495,625 4.9 - 5.5% 2,131,367 - 2,304,425 4.6 - 5.0%
Asian 5,003,611 - 5,870,499 7.9 - 9.3% 3,849,216 - 4,299,018 8.3 - 9.3%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 1,187,989 - 1,771,244 1.9 - 2.8% 766,833 - 1,139,025 1.7 - 2.5%
Hawaiian or other PI 304,246 - 637,196 0.5 - 1.0% 203,696 - 396,413 0.4 - 0.9%
Some Other Race 7,622,844 - 8,893,349 12.1 - 14.1% 4,802,677 - 5,578,263 10.4 - 12.1%
Total Multiracial 2,728,284 4.3% 1,546,832 3.4%
1990 Total 52,786,082 100.0% 38,717,818 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 10,106,140 19.1% 6,468,336 16.7%
White 40,017,010 75.8% 30154123 77.9%
White: Non Hispanic 35,227,001 66.7% 26674764 68.9%
Black / African American 2,828,010 5.4% 1,955,535 5.1%
Asian or Pac Islander 4,047,970 7.7% 2,903,554 7.5%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 933,456 1.8% 585,127 1.5%
Some Other Race 4,959,636 9.4% 3,119,479 8.1%
New England (d1) 2000 Total 13,922,517 100.0% 10,574,620 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 875,225 6.3% 553,625 5.2%
White 12050905 - 12262195 86.6 - 88.1% 9,317,962 - 9,442,150 88.1 - 89.3%
White: Non Hispanic 11686617 - 11846408 83.9 - 85.1% 9,078,536 - 9,172,900 85.9 - 86.7%
Black / African American 719,063 - 821,871 5.2 - 5.9% 490,202 - 543,060 4.6 - 5.1%
Asian 374,361 - 426,140 2.7 - 3.1% 278,585 - 306,841 2.6 - 2.9%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 42,257 - 100,700 0.3 - 0.7% 29,143 - 69,086 0.3 - 0.7%
Hawaiian or other PI 5,316 - 16,440 0.0 - 0.1% 3,836 - 11,569 0.0 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 448,315 - 594,992 3.2 - 4.3% 284,298 - 382,222 2.7 - 3.6%
Total Multiracial 282,300 2.0% 170,594 1.6%
1990 Total 13,206,943 100.0% 10,147,757 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 568,240 4.3% 360,052 3.5%
White 12,032,983 91.1% 9,359,602 92.2%
White: Non Hispanic 11,765,610 89.1% 9,196,475 90.6%
Black / African American 627,547 4.8% 430,822 4.2%
Asian or Pac Islander 231,656 1.8% 163,246 1.6%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 32,794 0.2% 22,899 0.2%
Some Other Race 281,963 2.1% 171,188 1.7%
Middle Atlantic (d2) 2000 Total 39,671,861 100.0% 29,971,975 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 4,378,862 11.0% 2,998,372 10.0%
White 29482597 - 30133430 74.3 - 76.0% 22857073 - 23258416 76.3 - 77.6%
White: Non Hispanic 27640645 - 28043375 69.7 - 70.7% 21551178 - 21789480 71.9 - 72.7%
Black / African American 5,380,818 - 5,735,038 13.6 - 14.5% 3,754,075 - 3,955,359 12.5 - 13.2%
Asian 1,745,065 - 1,942,157 4.4 - 4.9% 1,328,011 - 1,450,645 4.4 - 4.8%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 120,301 - 273,335 0.3 - 0.7% 82,218 - 189,155 0.3 - 0.6%
Hawaiian or other PI 15,564 - 47,467 0.0 - 0.1% 11,241 - 34,491 0.0 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 1,981,355 - 2,543,926 5.0 - 6.4% 1,333,806 - 1,725,635 4.5 - 5.8%
Total Multiracial 946,161 2.4% 605,551 2.0%
1990 Total 37,602,286 100.0% 28,748,465 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 3,186,149 8.5% 2,201,398 7.7%
White 30,035,921 79.9% 23437574 81.5%
White: Non Hispanic 28,601,213 76.1% 22427404 78.0%
Black / African American 4,985,675 13.3% 3,525,938 12.3%
Asian or Pac Islander 1,103,719 2.9% 808,309 2.8%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 92,354 0.2% 65,628 0.2%
Some Other Race 1,384,617 3.7% 911,016 3.2%
East North Central (d3) 2000 Total 45,155,037 100.0% 33,482,328 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 2,478,719 5.5% 1,571,297 4.7%
White 36826856 - 37450314 81.6 - 82.9% 27942267 - 28267494 83.5 - 84.4%
White: Non Hispanic 35669945 - 36158296 79.0 - 80.1% 27198148 - 27452663 81.2 - 82.0%
Black / African American 5,405,418 - 5,649,306 12.0 - 12.5% 3,648,779 - 3,739,440 10.9 - 11.2%
Asian 880,635 - 1,017,361 2.0 - 2.3% 652,971 - 725,440 2.0 - 2.2%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 177,014 - 382,297 0.4 - 0.8% 121,810 - 259,649 0.4 - 0.8%
Hawaiian or other PI 13,686 - 34,785 0.0 - 0.1% 9,917 - 23,843 0.0 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 1,123,544 - 1,396,012 2.5 - 3.1% 715,640 - 882,686 2.1 - 2.6%
Total Multiracial 727,884 1.6% 390,944 1.2%
1990 Total 42,008,942 100.0% 31,059,121 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 1,437,720 3.4% 900,993 2.9%
White 35,764,043 85.1% 26896645 86.6%
White: Non Hispanic 35,074,700 83.5% 26507472 85.3%
Black / African American 4,817,436 11.5% 3,234,642 10.4%
Asian or Pac Islander 572,673 1.4% 397,171 1.3%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 149,939 0.4% 100,572 0.3%
Some Other Race 704,851 1.7% 430,091 1.4%
West North Central (d4) 2000 Total 19,237,739 100.0% 14,262,782 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 645,813 3.4% 395,961 2.8%
White 17006795 - 17259093 88.4 - 89.7% 12844058 - 12966965 90.1 - 90.9%
White: Non Hispanic 16716186 - 16924677 86.9 - 88.0% 12662594 - 12765239 88.8 - 89.5%
Black / African American 1,094,315 - 1,189,363 5.7 - 6.2% 725,350 - 756,828 5.1 - 5.3%
Asian 316,919 - 375,577 1.6 - 2.0% 218,125 - 247,076 1.5 - 1.7%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 222,476 - 332,495 1.2 - 1.7% 137,445 - 206,243 1.0 - 1.4%
Hawaiian or other PI 8,806 - 20,579 0.0 - 0.1% 6,237 - 13,381 0.0 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 293,844 - 373,958 1.5 - 1.9% 183,595 - 229,019 1.3 - 1.6%
Total Multiracial 294,584 1.5% 147,972 1.0%
1990 Total 17,659,690 100.0% 12,994,728 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 288,789 1.6% 176,318 1.4%
White 16,253,914 92.0% 12093180 93.1%
White: Non Hispanic 16,100,570 91.2% 12037787 92.6%
Black / African American 898,504 5.1% 592,646 4.6%
Asian or Pac Islander 195,396 1.1% 123,312 0.9%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 187,960 1.1% 111,413 0.9%
Some Other Race 123,916 0.7% 74,177 0.6%
South Atlantic (d5) 2000 Total 51,769,160 100.0% 39,173,492 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 4,243,946 8.2% 3,053,726 7.8%
White 37283595 - 37969901 72.0 - 73.3% 29170048 - 29571047 74.5 - 75.5%
White: Non Hispanic 34575917 - 35056882 66.8 - 67.7% 27156896 - 27423644 69.3 - 70.0%
Black / African American 11026722 - 11379006 21.3 - 22.0% 7,625,235 - 7,801,264 19.5 - 19.9%
Asian 1,101,965 - 1,305,708 2.1 - 2.5% 837,794 - 954,166 2.1 - 2.4%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 233,192 - 444,058 0.5 - 0.9% 168,669 - 320,336 0.4 - 0.8%
Hawaiian or other PI 25,762 - 64,545 0.0 - 0.1% 19,071 - 45,484 0.0 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 1,175,288 - 1,592,466 2.3 - 3.1% 793,440 - 1,077,580 2.0 - 2.8%
Total Multiracial 922,636 1.8% 559,235 1.4%
1990 Total 43,566,853 100.0% 33,055,968 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 2,132,751 4.9% 1,574,970 4.8%
White 33,390,885 76.6% 26058716 78.8%
White: Non Hispanic 31,820,812 73.0% 24955093 75.5%
Black / African American 8,923,558 20.5% 6,112,177 18.5%
Asian or Pac Islander 631,133 1.4% 453,324 1.4%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 172,281 0.4% 122,103 0.4%
Some Other Race 448,996 1.0% 309,648 0.9%
East South Central (d6) 2000 Total 17,022,810 100.0% 12,730,862 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 299,176 1.8% 204,464 1.6%
White 13113106 - 13257904 77.0 - 77.9% 10078082 - 10160064 79.2 - 79.8%
White: Non Hispanic 12967670 - 13096279 76.2 - 76.9% 9,976,781 - 10050146 78.4 - 78.9%
Black / African American 3,418,542 - 3,475,933 20.1 - 20.4% 2,324,759 - 2,346,011 18.3 - 18.4%
Asian 136,378 - 168,719 0.8 - 1.0% 102,265 - 120,778 0.8 - 0.9%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 57,850 - 127,744 0.3 - 0.8% 41,849 - 94,312 0.3 - 0.7%
Hawaiian or other PI 5,741 - 12,819 0.0 - 0.1% 4,202 - 8,837 0.0 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 121,441 - 161,570 0.7 - 0.9% 81,207 - 106,437 0.6 - 0.8%
Total Multiracial 169,752 1.0% 98,498 0.8%
1990 Total 15,176,284 100.0% 11,200,037 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 95,285 0.6% 64,691 0.6%
White 12,049,158 79.4% 9,135,774 81.6%
White: Non Hispanic 11,990,018 79.0% 9,135,479 81.6%
Black / African American 2,976,704 19.6% 1,961,162 17.5%
Asian or Pac Islander 84,464 0.6% 58,975 0.5%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 40,839 0.3% 27,911 0.2%
Some Other Race 25,119 0.2% 16,215 0.1%
West South Central (d7) 2000 Total 31,444,850 100.0% 22,765,563 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 7,043,574 22.4% 4,524,060 19.9%
White 22422698 - 23075939 71.3 - 73.4% 16786996 - 17175507 73.7 - 75.4%
White: Non Hispanic 18384207 - 18759578 58.5 - 59.7% 14148989 - 14373120 62.2 - 63.1%
Black / African American 4,536,428 - 4,673,292 14.4 - 14.9% 3,072,727 - 3,127,790 13.5 - 13.7%
Asian 684,064 - 792,667 2.2 - 2.5% 511,032 - 572,954 2.2 - 2.5%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 434,877 - 687,428 1.4 - 2.2% 287,677 - 457,993 1.3 - 2.0%
Hawaiian or other PI 19,714 - 40,583 0.1 - 0.1% 13,456 - 26,925 0.1 - 0.1%
Some Other Race 2,592,442 - 2,965,213 8.2 - 9.4% 1,643,959 - 1,873,643 7.2 - 8.2%
Total Multiracial 754,627 2.4% 449,716 2.0%
1990 Total 26,702,793 100.0% 19,181,547 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 4,538,985 17.0% 2,849,801 14.9%
White 20,142,156 75.4% 14922227 77.8%
White: Non Hispanic 17,548,372 65.7% 13064337 68.1%
Black / African American 3,928,626 14.7% 2,588,723 13.5%
Asian or Pac Islander 406,651 1.5% 282,384 1.5%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 349,611 1.3% 226,614 1.2%
Some Other Race 1,875,749 7.0% 1,161,599 6.1%
Mountain (d8) 2000 Total 18,172,295 100.0% 13,237,517 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 3,543,573 19.5% 2,246,563 17.0%
White 14591933 - 15032215 80.3 - 82.7% 10945652 - 11182920 82.7 - 84.5%
White: Non Hispanic 12883812 - 13137902 70.9 - 72.3% 9,832,510 - 9,970,763 74.3 - 75.3%
Black / African American 523,283 - 611,049 2.9 - 3.4% 358,623 - 390,684 2.7 - 3.0%
Asian 353,429 - 455,816 1.9 - 2.5% 271,429 - 323,152 2.1 - 2.4%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 614,553 - 754,952 3.4 - 4.2% 383,985 - 469,839 2.9 - 3.5%
Hawaiian or other PI 38,508 - 68,776 0.2 - 0.4% 25,058 - 41,710 0.2 - 0.3%
Some Other Race 1,541,704 - 1,790,704 8.5 - 9.9% 976,377 - 1,121,317 7.4 - 8.5%
Total Multiracial 508,885 2.8% 276,393 2.1%
1990 Total 13,658,776 100.0% 9,779,224 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 1,991,732 14.6% 1,254,817 12.8%
White 11,761,851 86.1% 8,580,180 87.7%
White: Non Hispanic 10,642,155 77.9% 7,801,411 79.8%
Black / African American 373,584 2.7% 248,622 2.5%
Asian or Pac Islander 217,120 1.6% 152,147 1.6%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 480,516 3.5% 285,274 2.9%
Some Other Race 825,705 6.0% 513,001 5.2%
Pacific (d9) 2000 Total 45,025,637 100.0% 32,928,955 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 11,796,930 26.2% 7,415,491 22.5%
White 28682141 - 30489984 63.7 - 67.7% 21920199 - 22942503 66.6 - 69.7%
White: Non Hispanic 24027775 - 25154503 53.4 - 55.9% 18920055 - 19563342 57.5 - 59.4%
Black / African American 2,553,601 - 2,884,576 5.7 - 6.4% 1,772,744 - 1,913,741 5.4 - 5.8%
Asian 4,650,182 - 5,414,683 10.3 - 12.0% 3,577,787 - 3,975,866 10.9 - 12.1%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 573,436 - 1,016,292 1.3 - 2.3% 382,848 - 669,186 1.2 - 2.0%
Hawaiian or other PI 265,738 - 568,420 0.6 - 1.3% 178,638 - 354,703 0.5 - 1.1%
Some Other Race 6,081,140 - 7,102,645 13.5 - 15.8% 3,826,300 - 4,456,946 11.6 - 13.5%
Total Multiracial 2,219,399 4.9% 1,270,439 3.9%
1990 Total 39,127,306 100.0% 28,938,594 100.0%
Hispanic or Latino 8,114,408 20.7% 5,213,519 18.0%
White 28,255,159 72.2% 21573943 74.6%
White: Non Hispanic 24,584,846 62.8% 18863493 65.2%
Black / African American 2,454,426 6.3% 1,706,913 5.9%
Asian or Pac Islander 3,830,850 9.8% 2,751,407 9.5%
Am. Indian or Alaska Ntv 452,940 1.2% 299,853 1.0%
Some Other Race 4,133,931 10.6% 2,606,478 9.0%

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