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Houston Population by Race and Ethnicity

Houston Population by Race Graph

2010 Population by Race and Ethnicity Houston, TX Texas United States
Population by Race
White 1,070,854 47.36% 16,870,032 67.40% 221,809,059 71.91%
Black or African American 535,903 23.70% 2,810,289 11.23% 37,036,996 12.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native 6,195 0.27% 144,031 0.58% 3,026,418 0.98%
Asian 137,318 6.07% 908,606 3.63% 13,906,406 4.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 3,469 0.15% 38,408 0.15% 662,031 0.21%
Other 507,228 22.43% 4,256,927 17.01% 32,014,224 10.38%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 966,203 42.73% 9,188,431 36.71% 49,511,501 16.05%
Population Non Hispanic 1,294,764 57.27% 15,839,862 63.29% 258,943,633 83.95%

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

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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