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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2007-039
September 2007


Table A1b.

Table A-1b. Population in the five states with lowest percentages of total minority population, by race/ethnicity and state: 2005


Region/state Total White Total minority Black Hispanic Asian Native Hawaiian/
Pacific Islander
American Indian/
Alaska Native
More than one race
Maine 1,321,505 1,269,178 52,327 9,334 13,045 10,766 407 7,118 11,657
Vermont 623,050 597,708 25,342 3,696 6,769 6,320 145 2,110 6,302
West Virginia 1,816,856 1,715,523 101,333 57,511 15,482 10,074 364 3,194 14,708
New Hampshire 1,309,940 1,232,410 77,530 10,932 29,097 22,666 464 2,773 11,598
Iowa 2,966,334 2,714,801 251,533 66,293 108,968 42,387 1,020 8,156 24,709
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic origin. Total minority includes all race/ethnicity categories shown except White. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Annual Estimates of the Population by Race Alone and Hispanic or Latino Origin for the United States and States: July 1, 2005 (SC-EST2005-04), released July 15, 2006.
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