Scotts Bluff County

ETHNIC AND RACIAL HERITAGE

The Census provides two different ways for respondents to indicate their heritage. The method shown here pertains to Asians, American Indians and Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, and persons of Hispanic ethnicity. As a part of the race and ethnicity questions on the short form of the 2000 Census, members of these groups were asked to indicate one or more categories of racial or ethnic origin. In the case of Americans Indians and Alaskan Natives, respondents were given the opportunity to identify their affiliation with one or more tribes.

Asian Ancestries, including Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI), 2000
Percent of Percent of Asian/
Number Total Population NHPI Population
Total Non-Asian, Non-NHPI 36,724 99.39% n/a
Total Asian and NHPI 227 0.61% 100.00%
Total Asian 212 0.57% 93.39%
Southern Asian 4 0.01% 1.76%
Asian Indian 4 0.01% 1.76%
Bangladeshi 0 0.00% 0.00%
Pakistani 0 0.00% 0.00%
Sri Lankan 0 0.00% 0.00%
Southeastern Asian 36 0.10% 15.86%
Cambodian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Filipino 21 0.06% 9.25%
Indonesian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Laotian 1 0.00% 0.44%
Malaysian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Thai 1 0.00% 0.44%
Vietnamese 13 0.04% 5.73%
Eastern Asian 165 0.45% 72.69%
Chinese, except Taiwanese 36 0.10% 15.86%
Hmong 1 0.00% 0.44%
Japanese 106 0.29% 46.70%
Korean 22 0.06% 9.69%
Taiwanese 0 0.00% 0.00%
Other Asian or Not Specified 7 0.02% 3.08%
Total Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 15 0.04% 6.61%
Polynesian 11 0.03% 4.85%
Native Hawaiian 8 0.02% 3.52%
Samoan 3 0.01% 1.32%
Tongan 0 0.00% 0.00%
Other Polynesian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Micronesian 1 0.00% 0.44%
Guamanian or Chamorro 1 0.00% 0.44%
Other Micronesian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Melanesian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Fijian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Other Melanesian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Other Pacific Islander or Not Specified 3 0.01% 1.32%

* Southern Asian includes Asian Indian, Bangladeshi, Pakistani, and Sri Lankan.

** Southeastern Asian includes Cambodian, Filipino, Indonesian, Laotian, Malaysian, Thai and Vietnamese.

*** Eastern Asian includes Chinese, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, and Taiwanese.

Hispanic Ancestries, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Number Total Population Hispanic Population
Total Non-Hispanic (All Races) 30,599 82.81% n/a
Total Hispanic (All Races) 6,352 17.19% 100.00%
Mexican 5,104 13.81% 80.35%
Puerto Rican 34 0.09% 0.54%
Cuban 14 0.04% 0.22%
Dominican 1 0.00% 0.02%
Central American 18 0.05% 0.28%
Costa Rican 0 0.00% 0.00%
Guatemalan 8 0.02% 0.13%
Honduran 5 0.01% 0.08%
Nicaraguan 0 0.00% 0.00%
Panamanian 1 0.00% 0.02%
Salvadorian 3 0.01% 0.05%
Other Central American 1 0.00% 0.02%
South American 22 0.06% 0.35%
Argentinian 2 0.01% 0.03%
Bolivian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Chilean 1 0.00% 0.02%
Columbian 2 0.01% 0.03%
Ecuadorian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Paraguayan 1 0.00% 0.02%
Peruvian 12 0.03% 0.19%
Uruguayan 0 0.00% 0.00%
Venezuelan 0 0.00% 0.00%
Other South American 4 0.01% 0.06%
Other Hispanic or Latino Ancestry 1,159 3.14% 18.25%
Spaniard 3 0.01% 0.05%
Spanish 143 0.39% 2.25%
Spanish American 1 0.00% 0.02%
All Other Hispanic or Latino Ancestry 1,012 2.74% 15.93%


Reported American Indian or Alaskan Tribes by Frequency
Native American or Alaskan Tribe Number Reported Percent of Tribes Reported Percent of Total Population
1. Sioux 491 88.79% 1.33%
2. Latin American Indians 29 5.24% 0.08%
3. Navajo 7 1.27% 0.02%
4. All Other Native American Tribes 7 1.27% 0.02%
5. Apache 6 1.08% 0.02%
6. Chippewa 4 0.72% 0.01%
7. Eskimo 3 0.54% 0.01%
8. Blackfeet 2 0.36% 0.01%
9. Cherokee 2 0.36% 0.01%
10. Cheyenne 2 0.36% 0.01%

Source: Census 2000 analyzed by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN).

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