Census Bureau: 0.5% of people in Louisville identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 6,325 citizens living in Louisville in 2017, 99.5% said they were only one race while 0.5% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Mississippi Business Daily.

Of those who said they were one race, the majority identified as african american.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau’s American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Racial makeup of citizens in Louisville
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
2,232
35.3%
African American
3,888
61.5%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
52
0.8%
Asian
6
0.1%
Some Other Race
117
1.8%
Source: US Census Bureau

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