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North Carolina Quakers, Anti-Slavery, and the Underground Railroad: Demographics of Population 1960-1990

Demographics of Population 1960-1990

1960

 

U.S. Census of 1960:

  Total population:     179,323,175
  Black population:      18,871,831 (10.5%)

 
   

1960

 
   

Total population.................................................

179,323,175

   

White.......................................................

158,831,732

   

Black.........................................................

18,871,831

   

American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut.........................

551,669

   

Asian and Pacific Islander.......................................

980,337

   

Other race..........................................................

87,606

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

Total population.................................................

100.0

   

White.......................................................

88.6

   

Black.........................................................

10.5

   

American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut.........................

0.3

   

Asian and Pacific Islander......................................

0.5

   

Other race..............................................................

       
       

 

1970

 

U.S. Census of 1970:

  Total population:     203,211,926
  Black population:      22,580,289 (11.1%)

 
   

1970

 
   

Total population.................................................

203,211,926

   

White.......................................................

177,748,975

   

Black.........................................................

22,580,289

   

American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut.........................

827,255

   

Asian and Pacific Islander.......................................

1,538,721

   

Other race..........................................................

516,686

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

Total population.................................................

100.0

   

White.......................................................

87.5

   

Black.........................................................

11.1

   

American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut.........................

0.4

   

Asian and Pacific Islander......................................

0.8

   

Other race..........................................................

0.3

       
       

 

 

1980

 

U.S. Census of 1980:

  Total population:     226,545,805
  Black population:      26,495,025 (11.7%)

 
   

1980

 
   

Total population.................................................

226,545,805

   

White.......................................................

188,371,622

   

Black......................................................................

26,495,025

   

American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut.........................

1,420,400

   

Asian and Pacific Islander.......................................

3,500,439

   

Other race..........................................................

6,758,319

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

Total population.................................................

100.0

   

White......................................................................

83.1

   

Black......................................................................

11.7

   

American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut.........................

0.6

   

Asian and Pacific Islander......................................

1.5

   

Other race..............................................................

3

       
       
       

 

1990

 

U.S. Census of 1990:

  Total population:     248,709,873
  Black population:      29,986,060 (12.1%)

 
   

1990

 
   

Total population.................................................

248,709,873

   

White.......................................................

199,686,070

   

Black.........................................................

29,986,060

   

American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut.........................

1,959,234

   

Asian and Pacific Islander.......................................

7,273,662

   

Other race..........................................................

9,804,847

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

Total population.................................................

100.0

   

White.......................................................

80.3

   

Black.........................................................

12.1

   

American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut.........................

0.8

   

Asian and Pacific Islander......................................

2.9

   

Other race..........................................................

3.9