Racial and ethnic minority populations are defined as:
- Asian American,
- Black or African American,
- Hispanic or Latino,
- Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander,
- American Indian and Alaska Native.
See below for definitions of specific population groups.
For more information, See:
US Census Bureau, 2010 Census Briefs,
Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin: 2010
US Office of Managment and Budget (OMB),
OMB Bulletin Guidance on Aggregation and Allocation of Data on Race
People having origins in two or more of the federally designated racial categories.
Note: Though OMB and Census 2000 use "two or more races," we use the term "multiracial" because it is the term most widely used and accepted by advocacy groups and state laws.
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