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Virginia Beach Population by Race and Ethnicity

Virginia Beach Population by Race Graph

2010 Population by Race and Ethnicity Virginia Beach, VA Virginia United States
Population by Race
White 293,425 67.54% 5,421,678 68.39% 221,809,059 71.91%
Black or African American 86,401 19.89% 1,565,199 19.74% 37,036,996 12.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native 4,620 1.06% 35,640 0.45% 3,026,418 0.98%
Asian 26,005 5.99% 408,948 5.16% 13,906,406 4.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 1,020 0.23% 7,128 0.09% 662,031 0.21%
Other 22,979 5.29% 489,158 6.17% 32,014,224 10.38%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 26,476 6.09% 561,491 7.08% 49,511,501 16.05%
Population Non Hispanic 407,974 93.91% 7,366,260 92.92% 258,943,633 83.95%

The data for Virginia Beach, VA may also contain data for the following areas: Virginia Beach

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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