Census Bureau: 2.1% of people in Camp Springs identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 21,058 citizens living in Camp Springs in 2017, 97.9% said they were only one race while 2.1% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Maryland 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 Camp Springs
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
2,711
12.9%
African American
16,219
77%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
60
0.3%
Asian
366
1.7%
Some Other Race
1,262
6%
Source: US Census Bureau

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