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Jackson Heights Population by Race and Ethnicity

Jackson Heights Population by Race Graph

Jackson Heights data is not available. Queens county data used instead.

2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity Queens county, NY New York United States
Population by Race
White Population 37.59% 64.67% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 18.99% 16.06% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.68% 0.57% 0.96%
Asian Population 24.71% 7.92% 5.3%
Multi-racial Population 4.93% 3.31% 3.13%
Other Population 13.1% 7.47% 6.05%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 29.05% 18.73% 16.91%
Population Non Hispanic 70.95% 81.27% 83.09%

The data for Queens county, NY may also contain data for the following areas: Belle Harbor, Rockaway Beach, Steinway Station, Briarwood, Howard Beach, Bayside, Little Neck, South Ozone Park, East Elmhurst, Flushing, Laurelton, Cambria Heights, Jamaica Estates, Malba, Beechhurst, Fresh Meadows, Breezy Point, Edgemere, Glen Oaks, Broad Channel, Floral Park, Maspeth, Utopia, Neponsit, College Point, Far Rockaway, Sunnyside, Woodhaven, Astoria, Rosedale, Bayside Hills, Jamaica, Rockaway Park, Rego Park, Richmond Hill, Rockaway Point, Middle Village, Arverne, Ozone Park, Bellerose Manor, Oakland Gardens, Saint Albans, Long Island City, Fort Totten, Wave Crest, Kew Gardens, Springfield Gardens, Jackson Heights, Hollis Hills, Station C, Forest Hills, South Richmond Hill, Station A, Beechurst, Woolsey Station, Whitestone, Hollis, Bellerose, Kew Gardens Hills, Rochdale Village, Addisleigh Park, Glendale, Corona, Elmhurst, Queens Village, Broadway Station, Woodside, Douglaston, Fort Tilden, Ridgewood

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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