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Racial distribution of the population in Los Angeles county, California: Using different strategies for defining racial groups
( Table 1.)

Choice White Black American Indian Asian Native Hawaiian Other 2+ races
No combinations
[single race]
4,637,062 930,957 76,988 1,137,500 27,053 2,239,997 469,7881
2+ races 385,587
[.077]
68,790
[ .069]
61,708
[.445]
107,519
[.086]
22,461
[.454]
318,602
[.125]
 
Largest 2+ group
[race-specific]
254,745

White/Other
23,884

Black/White
27,986

Amer-Ind/
White
27,986

Asian/White
4,780

Native-Hai/
White
254,745

Other/White
 
Minimum 4,637,062 930,957 76,988 1,137,500 27,053 2,239,997  
Maximum 5,022,649 999,747 138,696 1,245,019 49,514 2,558,599  
Proportional
Minority Preference
4,637,062 976,690 121,277 1,217,716 40,344 2,526,250  
Straight Proportional 4,826,325 963,161 105,690 1,189,197 37,356 2,397,608  
Forced Choice
(NCHS)
4,823,257 965,410 88,897 1,174,565 33,992 2,431,161  

Source: Census of Population and Housing, 2000: P.L. 94-17