Census Bureau: 4.4% of people in Lewis County identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 76,012 citizens living in Lewis County in 2017, 95.6% said they were only one race while 4.4% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Washington 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 Lewis County
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
69,415
91.3%
African American
503
0.7%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
472
0.6%
Asian
981
1.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
106
0.1%
Some Other Race
1,173
1.5%
Source: US Census Bureau

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