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Maine: Race

In Maine . . .
  • People who identified themselves as being a race other than white made up 4.6 percent of the population in 2011, compared to 21.9 percent in the U.S.
  • The largest racial group in 2011 other than white was made up of people who classified themselves as being two or more races.
  • The non-white population has grown from 1.6 percent in 1990, to 3.1 percent in 2000, to 4.6 percent in 2011.
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Race
Maine, 2011

Nonwhites
United States = 22%

Note: Intercensal estimates following the 2000 Census do not include an "Other Races" category. Any data that would have fallen into this category have been assigned to one of the OMB's race categories. For more information, see the Census Bureau's Technical Documentation for the Modified Race Data Summary File: http://eire.census.gov/popest/data/national/tables/files/mod_race.php#ove

Source: 1990, 2000, 2010: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census of Population and Housing, (http://factfinder2.census.gov)
2002-2009, 2011: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Population Estimates Program, (http://www.census.gov/popest/)

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