Census Bureau: 16.8% of people in St. Francis identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 547 citizens living in St. Francis in 2017, 83.2% said they were only one race while 16.8% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the South Dakota Business Daily.

Of those who said they were one race, the majority identified as american indian or alaskan native.

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 St. Francis
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
46
8.4%
African American
1
0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
408
74.6%
Source: US Census Bureau

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