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Las Vegas Population by Race and Ethnicity

Las Vegas Population by Race Graph

2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity Las Vegas, NV Nevada United States
Population by Race
White Population 58.98% 63.97% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 12.09% 8.82% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.64% 1.11% 0.96%
Asian Population 7.38% 8.56% 5.30%
Multi-racial Population 5.40% 5.10% 3.13%
Other Population 15.50% 12.45% 6.05%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 31.66% 26.81% 16.91%
Population Non Hispanic 68.34% 73.19% 83.09%

The data for Las Vegas, NV may also contain data for the following areas: Las Vegas

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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