Census Bureau: 2.1% of people in Cambridge identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 10,491 citizens living in Cambridge in 2017, 97.9% said they were only one race while 2.1% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Ohio Business Daily.

Of those who said they were one race, the majority identified as white.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau’s American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Racial makeup of citizens in Cambridge
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
9,797
93.4%
African American
338
3.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
14
0.1%
Asian
57
0.5%
Some Other Race
67
0.6%
Source: US Census Bureau

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