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Portland Population by Race and Ethnicity

Portland Population by Race Graph

2010 Population by Race and Ethnicity Portland, ME Maine United States
Population by Race
White 54,903 85.60% 1,244,258 94.39% 221,809,059 71.91%
Black or African American 3,523 5.49% 14,233 1.08% 37,036,996 12.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,393 2.17% 8,826 0.67% 3,026,418 0.98%
Asian 2,707 4.22% 12,870 0.98% 13,906,406 4.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 81 0.13% 535 0.04% 662,031 0.21%
Other 1,530 2.39% 37,444 2.84% 32,014,224 10.38%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 1,754 2.73% 24,046 1.82% 49,511,501 16.05%
Population Non Hispanic 62,383 97.27% 1,294,120 98.18% 258,943,633 83.95%

The data for Portland, ME may also contain data for the following areas: Cliff Island, Portland

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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