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


Of the 12,140 citizens living in Chickasaw County 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 Iowa 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 Chickasaw County
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
11,908
98.1%
African American
63
0.5%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
32
0.3%
Asian
44
0.4%
Some Other Race
29
0.2%
Source: US Census Bureau

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