Mixed-Race Population by Region

Nationally, 40 percent of the mixed-race population is concentrated in the West, according to 2000 Census estimates. Twenty-seven percent live in the South, 18 percent in the Northeast and 15 percent in the Midwest. Fourteen states reflect mixed-race population percentages that surpass the national average of 2.4 percent.

The 10 U.S. cities of 100,000 people or more with the highest concentration of mixed-race residents are starred.

Two-thirds of mixed-race respondents live in 10 states. These states account for more than 62 percent of the nation’s total mixed-race population.

"The Two or More Races Population: 2000," Census 2000 Brief, November 2001. U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration.
Data compiled by Shauna Miller