Census Bureau: 2.4% of people in Caroline County identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 29,889 citizens living in Caroline County in 2017, 97.6% said they were only one race while 2.4% 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 Caroline County
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
19,775
66.2%
African American
8,599
28.8%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
109
0.4%
Asian
286
1%
Some Other Race
393
1.3%
Source: US Census Bureau

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