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Table 1

2000 United States Census Bureau Population profile by race/ethnicity in the six study statesa

Hispanic count (percentage of population)Non-Hispanic white count (percentage of population)Black count (percentage of population)
United States 35,305,818 (12.5%) 194,552,774 (69.1%) 34,658,190 (12.3%) 
New York 2,867,583 (15.1%) 11,760,981 (62.0%) 3,014,385 (15.9%) 
New Jersey 1,117,191 (13.3%) 5,557,209 (67.8%) 1,141,821 (13.6%) 
Illinois 1,530,262 (12.3%) 8,424,140 (67.8%) 1,876,875 (15.1%) 
Florida 2,682,715 (16.8%) 10,458,509 (65.4%) 2,335,505 (14.6%) 
Texas 6,669,666 (32.0%) 10,933,313 (52.4%) 2,404,566 (11.5%) 
California 10,966,556 (32.4%) 2,263,882 (46.7%) 15,816,790 (6.7%) 
Hispanic count (percentage of population)Non-Hispanic white count (percentage of population)Black count (percentage of population)
United States 35,305,818 (12.5%) 194,552,774 (69.1%) 34,658,190 (12.3%) 
New York 2,867,583 (15.1%) 11,760,981 (62.0%) 3,014,385 (15.9%) 
New Jersey 1,117,191 (13.3%) 5,557,209 (67.8%) 1,141,821 (13.6%) 
Illinois 1,530,262 (12.3%) 8,424,140 (67.8%) 1,876,875 (15.1%) 
Florida 2,682,715 (16.8%) 10,458,509 (65.4%) 2,335,505 (14.6%) 
Texas 6,669,666 (32.0%) 10,933,313 (52.4%) 2,404,566 (11.5%) 
California 10,966,556 (32.4%) 2,263,882 (46.7%) 15,816,790 (6.7%) 
a

Source: United States Census Bureau, Census 2000 Redistricting Data (P.L. 94-171) Summary File for states and Census 2000 Redistributing Summary File for Puerto Rico, Tables PL1 and PL2.

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