York 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 163,147 99.11% n/a
Total Asian and NHPI 1,467 0.89% 100.00%
Total Asian 1,428 0.87% 97.34%
Southern Asian 302 0.18% 20.59%
Asian Indian 291 0.18% 19.84%
Bangladeshi 5 0.00% 0.34%
Pakistani 2 0.00% 0.14%
Sri Lankan 4 0.00% 0.27%
Southeastern Asian 711 0.43% 48.47%
Cambodian 35 0.02% 2.39%
Filipino 99 0.06% 6.75%
Indonesian 7 0.00% 0.48%
Laotian 71 0.04% 4.84%
Malaysian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Thai 22 0.01% 1.50%
Vietnamese 477 0.29% 32.52%
Eastern Asian 374 0.23% 25.49%
Chinese, except Taiwanese 187 0.11% 12.75%
Hmong 45 0.03% 3.07%
Japanese 35 0.02% 2.39%
Korean 102 0.06% 6.95%
Taiwanese 5 0.00% 0.34%
Other Asian or Not Specified 41 0.02% 2.79%
Total Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 39 0.02% 2.66%
Polynesian 23 0.01% 1.57%
Native Hawaiian 14 0.01% 0.95%
Samoan 5 0.00% 0.34%
Tongan 4 0.00% 0.27%
Other Polynesian 0 0.00% 0.00%
Micronesian 5 0.00% 0.34%
Guamanian or Chamorro 5 0.00% 0.34%
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 11 0.01% 0.75%

* 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) 161,394 98.04% n/a
Total Hispanic (All Races) 3,220 1.96% 100.00%
Mexican 1,857 1.13% 57.67%
Puerto Rican 324 0.20% 10.06%
Cuban 111 0.07% 3.45%
Dominican 22 0.01% 0.68%
Central American 187 0.11% 5.81%
Costa Rican 43 0.03% 1.34%
Guatemalan 22 0.01% 0.68%
Honduran 51 0.03% 1.58%
Nicaraguan 19 0.01% 0.59%
Panamanian 20 0.01% 0.62%
Salvadorian 27 0.02% 0.84%
Other Central American 5 0.00% 0.16%
South American 204 0.12% 6.34%
Argentinian 10 0.01% 0.31%
Bolivian 1 0.00% 0.03%
Chilean 13 0.01% 0.40%
Columbian 115 0.07% 3.57%
Ecuadorian 18 0.01% 0.56%
Paraguayan 1 0.00% 0.03%
Peruvian 21 0.01% 0.65%
Uruguayan 20 0.01% 0.62%
Venezuelan 2 0.00% 0.06%
Other South American 3 0.00% 0.09%
Other Hispanic or Latino Ancestry 515 0.31% 15.99%
Spaniard 2 0.00% 0.06%
Spanish 94 0.06% 2.92%
Spanish American 11 0.01% 0.34%
All Other Hispanic or Latino Ancestry 408 0.25% 12.67%


Reported American Indian or Alaskan Tribes by Frequency
Native American or Alaskan Tribe Number Reported Percent of Tribes Reported Percent of Total Population
1. All Other Native American Tribes 872 75.37% 0.53%
2. Cherokee 142 12.27% 0.09%
3. Lumbee 80 6.91% 0.05%
4. Latin American Indians 10 0.86% 0.01%
5. Creek 9 0.78% 0.01%
6. Sioux 9 0.78% 0.01%
7. Chippewa 5 0.43% 0.00%
8. Apache 4 0.35% 0.00%
9. Blackfeet 3 0.26% 0.00%
10. Choctaw 3 0.26% 0.00%
11. Cree 3 0.26% 0.00%
12. Navajo 3 0.26% 0.00%
13. Tlingit-Haida 3 0.26% 0.00%
14. Pima 2 0.17% 0.00%
15. Aleut 2 0.17% 0.00%
16. Chickasaw 1 0.09% 0.00%
17. Crow 1 0.09% 0.00%
18. Delaware 1 0.09% 0.00%
19. Ottawa 1 0.09% 0.00%
20. Pueblo 1 0.09% 0.00%
21. Seminole 1 0.09% 0.00%
22. Eskimo 1 0.09% 0.00%

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

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