Census Bureau: 11.6% of people in Catoosa identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 7,524 citizens living in Catoosa in 2017, 88.4% said they were only one race while 11.6% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Oklahoma 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 Catoosa
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
5,348
71.1%
African American
176
2.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
823
10.9%
Asian
21
0.3%
Some Other Race
283
3.8%
Source: US Census Bureau

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