U.S. Department of Commerce

USA Statistics in Brief--Race and Hispanic Origin

Population 20001
(April)
2005 2006 2007 2008
Resident population, total (1,000) 281,425 295,561 298,363 301,290 304,060
White alone (1,000) 228,107 237,204 238,999 240,882 242,639
Black or African American alone (1,000) 35,705 37,732 38,160 38,622 39,059
American Indian, Alaska Native alone (1,000) 2,664 2,918 2,972 3,028 3,083
Asian alone (1,000) 10,589 12,512 12,865 13,211 13,549
Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander alone (1,000) 463 525 538 550 562
Two or more races (1,000) 3,898 4,669 4,830 4,998 5,167
Hispanic or Latino origin (1,000) 2 35,306 42,529 43,985 45,472 46,944
White alone, non-Hispanic (1,000) 195,577 198,037 198,518 199,060 199,491
Alone or in combination with one or more other races-- 2000
(April)
2005 2006 2007 2008
White (1,000) 231,436 241,228 243,168 245,203 247,113
Black or African American (1,000) 37,105 39,534 40,047 40,599 41,127
American Indian, Alaska Native (1,000) 4,225 4,613 4,694 4,779 4,862
Asian (1,000) 12,007 14,244 14,662 15,075 15,480
Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander (1,000) 907 1,035 1,061 1,087 1,112

FOOTNOTE
1The April 1, 2000 population estimates base reflects changes to the Census 2000 population
from the Count Question Resolution program and geographic program revisions.
2Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.


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