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Population of the United States by Race and Hispanic/Latino Origin, Census 2000 and 2010

Race and Hispanic/Latino origin Census 2010,
population
Percent of
population
Census 2000,
population
Percent of
population
Total Population308,745,538100.0%281,421,906100.0%
Single race    
 White196,817,552 63.7211,460,62675.1
 Black or African American 37,685,848 12.234,658,19012.3
 American Indian and Alaska Native2,247,098 .72,475,9560.9
 Asian14,465,124 4.710,242,9983.6
 Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander481,576 0.15398,8350.1
Two or more races5,966,481 1.96,826,2282.4
Some other race604,265
.2 
15,359,0735.5
Hispanic or Latino50,477,594 16.335,305,81812.5
NOTE: Percentages do not add up to 100% due to rounding and because Hispanics may be of any race and are therefore counted under more than one category.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau: National Population Estimates; Decennial Census.

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