Census Bureau: 4.8% of people in Burke Centre identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 17,969 citizens living in Burke Centre in 2017, 95.2% said they were only one race while 4.8% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Virginia Business Daily.

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

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 Burke Centre
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
12,627
70.3%
African American
891
5%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
108
0.6%
Asian
3,053
17%
Some Other Race
429
2.4%
Source: US Census Bureau

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