This report looks at our nation’s changing racial and ethnic diversity. It is part of a series that analyzes population and housing data collected from the 2010 Census, and it provides a snapshot of race and Hispanic origin in the United States. Racial and ethnic population group distributions and growth at the national level and at lower levels of geography are presented.
This report also provides an overview of race and ethnicity concepts and definitions used in the 2010 Census. The data for this report are based on the 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, which is among the first 2010 Census data products to be released and is provided to each state for use in drawing boundaries for legislative districts.
Others in Series
Population Distribution and Change: 2000 to 2010
Population change between 2000 and 2010 for several geographic levels, including regions, states, metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, and counties.
Age and Sex Composition: 2010
This report describes the age and sex composition of the United States in 2010.
The Hispanic Population: 2010
This report provides a snapshot of the Hispanic or Latino population in the United States.