Census Bureau: 4.9% of people in Clarksville identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 147,771 citizens living in Clarksville in 2017, 95.1% said they were only one race while 4.9% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Tennessee 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 Clarksville
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
98,424
66.6%
African American
34,652
23.4%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
969
0.7%
Asian
3,350
2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
756
0.5%
Some Other Race
2,368
1.6%
Source: US Census Bureau

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