Title: Top 5 Most Populated U.S. States For Minorities

Word Count:
484

Summary:
The United States Census Bureau released data in May 2007 detailing minority populations by state. Of the approximately 300 million people in the United States, approximately 100 million of them are members of a minority group.

Some states have a large minority population, while others have smaller populations. Listed below are top 5 most populated states for people who are members of a minority group.

California Ranks #1
The State of California has the largest number…

Keywords:
population,minority,states,census,california,florida,texas,illinos,new york,real estate,condominium

Article Body:
The United States Census Bureau released data in May 2007 detailing minority populations by state. Of the approximately 300 million people in the United States, approximately 100 million of them are members of a minority group.

Some states have a large minority population, while others have smaller populations. Listed below are top 5 most populated states for people who are members of a minority group.

California Ranks #1
The State of California has the largest number of residents from a minority group. Specifically, of an estimated total population of 36,457,549 residents, about 21,690,766 belong to a minority group. The breakdown of the population is as follows:

1.White Alone Not Hispanic – 15,722,701
2.Hispanic – 13,074,156 residents.
3.Asian alone or in combination – 4,961,633 residents.
4.Black or African-American alone or in combination – 2,706,205 residents.
5.American Indian and Alaska Native alone or in combination – 688,547 residents.
6.Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone or in combination – 260,225 residents.

Texas Ranks #2
Texas ranked number 2 in terms of the number of residents from a minority group. Texas has a total population of about 23,507,783 residents, of which 12,486,169 are members of a minority group. The breakdown of the population is as follows:

1.White Alone Not Hispanic – 11,351,060 residents.
2.Hispanic ? 8,385,139 residents.
3.Black or African-American alone or in combination ? 2,908,563 residents.
4.Asian alone or in combination – 881,542 residents.
5.American Indian and Alaska Native alone or in combination – 267,281 residents.
6.Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone or in combination ? 43,644 residents.

New York Ranks #3
New York ranked number 3 in terms of the number of residents from a minority group. New York has a total population of about 19,306,183 residents, of which 8,312,784 are members of a minority group. The breakdown of the population is as follows:

1.White Alone Not Hispanic – 11,677,402 residents.
2.Black or African-American alone or in combination ? 3,519,135 residents.
3.Hispanic ? 3,139,456 residents.
4.Asian alone or in combination – 1,427,559 residents.
5.American Indian and Alaska Native alone or in combination – 188,153 residents.
6.Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone or in combination ? 38,481 residents.

Florida Ranks #4
Florida ranked number 4 in terms of the number of residents from a minority group. Florida has a total population of about 18,089,888 residents, of which 7,281,538 are members of a minority group. The breakdown of the population is as follows:

1.White Alone Not Hispanic – 11,092,932 residents.
2.Hispanic ? 3,646,499 residents.
3.Black or African-American alone or in combination ? 2,971,181 residents.
4.Asian alone or in combination – 476,306 residents.
5.American Indian and Alaska Native alone or in combination – 153,650 residents.
6.Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone or in combination ? 33,902 residents.

Illinois Ranks #5
Illinois ranked number 5 in terms of the number of residents from a minority group. Illinois has a total population of about 12,831,970 residents, of which 4,573,308 are members of a minority group. The breakdown of the population is as follows:

1.White Alone Not Hispanic – 8,373,496
2.Black or African-American alone or in combination ? 1,997,141
3.Hispanic ? 1,886,933
4.Asian alone or in combination – 592,568
5.American Indian and Alaska Native alone or in combination – 81,642
6.Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone or in combination ? 15,024

For a detailed ranking of minority populations by state, visit the web site of the United States Census Bureau.

You May Also Like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *