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Austin Population by Race and Ethnicity

Austin Population by Race Graph

2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity Austin, TX Texas United States
Population by Race
White Population 68.64% 70.16% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 8.30% 12.28% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.94% 0.66% 0.96%
Asian Population 6.85% 4.26% 5.30%
Multi-racial Population 3.67% 2.82% 3.13%
Other Population 11.60% 9.82% 6.05%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 33.43% 37.69% 16.91%
Population Non Hispanic 66.57% 62.31% 83.09%

The data for Austin, TX may also contain data for the following areas: Austin

Race versus Ethnicity: According to the Census, race and ethnicity are considered two separate and distinct identities. Hispanic or Latino origin is asked as a separate question and categorized under ethnicity. In addition to their race and/or races, all respondents are categorized by one of two ethnicities, which are "Hispanic" and "Non Hispanic."

Hispanic Ethnicity: According to the Census, people of Hispanic origin, were those who indicated that their origin was Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or some other Hispanic origin. It should be noted that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

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