Census Bureau: 5.4% of people in North Las Vegas identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 234,389 citizens living in North Las Vegas in 2017, 94.6% said they were only one race while 5.4% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Nevada 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 North Las Vegas
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
125,973
53.7%
African American
47,424
20.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
1,334
0.6%
Asian
14,767
6.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1,677
0.7%
Some Other Race
30,582
13%
Source: US Census Bureau

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