U.S. Department of Commerce

USA Statistics in Brief--Race and Hispanic Origin

Population 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007
Resident population, total (1,000) 281,425 293,192 295,896 298,755 301,621
White alone (1,000) 228,107 235,748 237,483 239,322 241,167
Black or African American alone (1,000) 35,705 37,434 37,852 38,306 38,756
American Indian, Alaska Native alone (1,000) 2,664 2,821 2,859 2,899 2,938
Asian alone (1,000) 10,589 12,248 12,615 12,990 13,366
Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander alone (1,000) 463 504 515 526 537
Two or more races (1,000) 3,898 4,436 4,571 4,712 4,856
Hispanic or Latino origin (1,000) 1 35,306 41,202 42,603 44,054 45,504
White alone, non-Hispanic (1,000) 195,577 197,657 198,092 198,589 199,092
Alone or in combination with one or more other races-- 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007
White (1,000) 231,436 239,570 241,429 243,397 245,374
Black or African American (1,000) 37,105 39,163 39,664 40,204 40,744
American Indian, Alaska Native (1,000) 4,225 4,404 4,447 4,492 4,537
Asian (1,000) 12,007 13,879 14,300 14,731 15,165
Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander (1,000) 907 971 987 1,003 1,019

FOOTNOTE
1Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Administration and Customer Services Division