Wednesday, December 2, 2015

The Local Growth of "American" as an Ancestral Choice in the ACS

I think this is interesting to see how the regional response to the question of ancestry has changed over time when looking at those that identified as having a single ancestry - "American". While we used to be similar to the rest of the state and country, in the last five years we have seen a huge rise regionally in the percent of people who now say that they are simply "American" when asked about their ancestral past.

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