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Population by Race and Ethnicity 1970-2000

Montgomery County
Montgomery County Population
by Race and Ethnicity, 1970-2000
 
 
1970
1980
1990
2000**
 
Total Pop
% Total
Pop
Total
Pop
% Total
Pop
Total
Pop
% Total
Pop
Total Pop
% Total
Pop
 
White 493,934 94.5 495,485 85.6 580,635 76.7 565,719 64.8
Black 21,551 4.1 50,756 8.8 92,267 12.2 132,256 15.1
Asian & Pacific Isl. 4,533 0.8 22,790 3.9 61,981 8.2 99,063 11.3
Am Indian 413 0.1 980 0.2 1,841 0.2 2,544 0.3
Other 2,378 0.5 9,042 1.5 20,303 2.7 43,642 5.0
Two or More Races
 
 
 
 
 
 
30,117
3.4
Total
Pop
522,809   579,053   757,027   873,341  
 
Hispanic Origin* 15,920 3.0 22,790 3.9 55,684 7.4 100,604 11.5
 

*Can be of any race
** The Census Bureau included multi-racial categories in the 2000 Census that were not included in the 1990 Census. Therefore, the 1990 race data is not fully compatible with the 2000 data.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census PL94-171; Montgomery County Department of Park and Planning, Research and Technology Center, revised May 2001.


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