Census Bureau: 0.2% of people in Muleshoe identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 5,078 citizens living in Muleshoe in 2017, 99.8% said they were only one race while 0.2% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Texas 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 Muleshoe
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
4,478
88.2%
African American
100
2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
2
0%
Asian
52
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
16
0.3%
Some Other Race
421
8.3%
Source: US Census Bureau

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