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Resident population and percentage distribution, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1980 to 2003 and projections to 2050 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 1.1: Population Composition and Growth

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Table A-1.1. Resident population and percentage distribution, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1980 to 2003 and projections to 2050
Year Total White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Asian/ Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
Number (in thousands)
1980 226,546 180,906 26,142 14,609 3,563 1,326
1985 237,924 184,945 27,738 18,368 5,315 1,558
1990 248,791 188,315 29,304 22,379 6,996 1,797
1995 262,803 193,328 31,590 27,107 8,846 1,932
2000 281,422 195,575 34,313 35,306 10,724 2,097
2001 285,094 196,314 34,811 37,062 11,241 2,130
2002 287,974 196,833 35,205 38,488 11,652 2,155
2003 290,810 197,326 35,593 39,899 12,064 2,180
2005 1 287,716 199,414 35,446 38,189 12,497 2,171
20101 299,862 201,956 37,483 43,688 14,436 2,300
20151 312,268 204,590 39,551 49,255 16,444 2,428
20201 324,927 207,145 41,549 55,156 18,527 2,550
20301 351,070 210,984 45,567 68,168 23,564 2,787
20401 377,350 212,475 49,618 82,692 29,543 3,023
20501 403,687 212,991 53,466 98,229 35,760 3,241
Percentage distribution
1980 100.0 79.9 11.5 6.4 1.6 0.6
1985 100.0 77.7 11.7 7.7 2.2 0.7
1990 100.0 75.7 11.8 9.0 2.8 0.7
1995 100.0 73.6 12.0 10.3 3.4 0.7
2000 100.0 69.5 12.2 12.5 3.8 0.7
2001 100.0 68.9 12.2 13.0 3.9 0.7
2002 100.0 68.4 12.2 13.4 4.0 0.7
2003 100.0 67.9 12.2 13.7 4.1 0.7
20051 100.0 69.3 12.3 13.3 4.3 0.8
20101 100.0 67.3 12.5 14.6 4.8 0.8
20151 100.0 65.5 12.7 15.8 5.3 0.8
20201 100.0 63.8 12.8 17.0 5.7 0.8
20301 100.0 60.1 13.0 19.4 6.7 0.8
20401 100.0 56.3 13.1 21.9 7.8 0.8
20501 100.0 52.8 13.2 24.3 8.9 0.8
1 Projected.
NOTE: Figures for the year 2000 are from the Census table "Annual Estimates of the Population," released in 2004, and may differ from other published tabulations. The figures for American Indian/Alaska Natives are for the alone, non-Hispanic population. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2000, Population Estimates Program, 1980 to 2000; Population Projections Program, 2001 to 2050; and Annual Estimates of the Population by Sex, Race and Hispanic or Latino Origin for the United States: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 (NC-EST2003-03), released June 14, 2004.

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