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Reporting of Two or More Races In the 1999 American Community Survey


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  • Jorge H. del Pinal

    (U.S. Census Bureau)

  • Leah M. Taguba

    (U.S. Census Bureau)

  • Arthur R. Cresce

    (U.S. Census Bureau)

  • Ann Morning

    (Princeton University)

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    This study presents data on race, collected at selected sites throughout the country for the 1999 American Community Survey (ACS). In particular, the distribution of the population by race and Hispanic or Latino origin is examined, as are the reporting of multiple races, number of races, and major race combinations and the extent to which the race and Hispanic/Latino questions were not answered. Although the ACS sites were not intended to be a nationally representative sample, the study's results provide important insights into what might be learned from Census 2000.

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    Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Macroeconomics with number 0106005.

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    Length: 27 pages
    Date of creation: 29 Jun 2001
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    Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:0106005

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