Places in the United States with notable demographic characteristics


Places in the United States with notable demographic characteristics

The following is a collection of data for places with unusual or otherwise notable demographic characteristics within the United States. The data was obtained by the U.S. Census Bureau in the year 2000.

Of any population

"Note: Data for places with extremely small populations may be misleading or anomalous."

Tenure

* Most populous place where the entire population owns their housing units. Fort Devens, Massachusetts. Population: 1,017.
* Most populous place where the entire population rents their housing units. K. I. Sawyer AFB, Michigan. Population: 1,443.

Income and housing costs

* Highest per capita income and median housing cost below $100,000. Naples, South Dakota. Per capita income: $78,450; median housing cost: $36,300; population: 25.
* Highest per capita income and median housing cost below $200,000. Rex, North Carolina. Per capita income: $148,073; median housing cost: $137,500; population: 55.
* Highest median household income and median housing cost below $100,000. Valley Park, Oklahoma. Median household income: $101,376; median housing cost: $27,500; population: 24.
* Highest median household income and median housing cost below $200,000. Rex, North Carolina. Median household income: above $200,000; median housing cost: $137,500; population: 55.
* Lowest per capita income and median housing cost in excess of $1,000,000. Kirkwood, California. Per capita income: $14,853; population: 96.
* Lowest median household income and median housing cost in excess of $1,000,000. Mountain Village, Colorado. Median household income: $30,663; population: 978.

Income and race

* Highest median household income and an entirely White population. The following places had an entirely White population and a median household income above $200,000::* Mound, Louisiana. Population: 12.:* Orchid, Florida. Population: 140.
* Highest median household income and a proportion of African Americans in excess of 50 percent. Woodmore, Maryland. Percent African American: 64.9%; median household income: $97,270; population: 6,077.
* Highest median household income and a proportion of Asians in excess of 50 percent. Milpitas, California. Percent Asian: 51.8%; median household income: $84,429; population: 62,698.
* Highest median household income and a proportion of Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders in excess of 20 percent. Waimanalo Beach, Hawaii. Percent Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 47.3%; median household income: $55,781; population: 4,271.
* Highest median household income and a proportion of Native Americans in excess of 50 percent. Lotsee, Oklahoma. Percent Native American: 72.7%; median household income: $152,338; population: 11.

Race

* Highest percentage of African Americans. All inhabitants are African American in the following places::* McMullen, Alabama. Population: 66.:* Birdsong, Arkansas. Population: 40.
* Highest percentage of Asians. Kaumakani, Hawaii. Percent Asian: 76.1; population: 607.
* Highest percentage of Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders. Anahola, Hawaii. Percent Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 47.8%; population: 1,932.
* Highest percentage of American Indians. All inhabitants are American Indians in the following places::* Birch Creek, Alaska. Population: 28.:* New Allakaket, Alaska. Population: 36.:* Pinehill, New Mexico. Population: 116.:* Winslow West, Arizona. Population: 131.:* Spring Creek, South Dakota. Population: 136.:* La Plant, South Dakota. Population: 150.

Population in excess of 10,000

Income and housing costs

* Highest per capita income and median housing cost below $100,000. Greater Sun Center, Florida. Per capita income: $28,222; median housing cost: $93,100; population: 16,321.
* Highest median household income and median housing cost below $100,000. The Colony, Texas. Median household income: $64,080; median housing cost: $26,661; population: 26,531.
* Lowest median household income and median housing cost in excess of $1,000,000. Beverly Hills, California. Median household income: $70,945; population: 33,784.

Race

* Highest percentage of African Americans. East St. Louis, Illinois. Percent African American: 97.7; population: 31,542.
* Highest percentage of Asians. Waipahu, Hawaii. Percent Asian: 65.4; population: 33,108.
* Highest percentage of Whites. Kiryas Joel, New York. Percent White: 99.8; population: 13,138.
* Highest percentage of Hispanics. San Benito, Texas. Percent Hispanic: 88.9; population: 25,500.

Population in excess of 50,000

Income

* Highest median household income. Cupertino, California. Median household income: $100,411; population: 50,546.
* Highest per capita income and median housing cost below $100,000. Huntsville, Alabama. Per capita income: $24,015; median housing cost: $97,300; population: 158,216.
* Highest median household income and median housing cost below $100,000. Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Median household income: $53,507; median housing cost: $99,000; population: 74,859.

Race

* Highest percentage of African Americans. Gary, Indiana. Percent African American: 84.0; population: 102,746.
* Highest percentage of Asians. Monterey Park, California. Percent Asian: 61.8; population: 60,051.
* Highest percentage of Whites. Mentor, Ohio. Percent White: 97.3; population: 50,278.
* Highest percentage of Hispanics. Harlingen, Texas. Percent Hispanic: 85.5; population: 45,500.

Income and race

* Only large county where the median household income of African American households exceeds that of white households. Queens, New York City. Percent African American: 20%; median household income among blacks; $51,836. Percent white: 44%; median household income among whites; $50,960. [cite news|title=Black Incomes Surpass Whites in Queens|last=Roberts|first=Sam|publisher=The New York Times|date=2006-01-10|url=http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/01/nyregion/01census.html?ref=nyregion|accessdate=2007-03-28]

Population in excess of 200,000

* Highest median household income. Plano, Texas. Median household income: $78,722; population: 222,030.

Race

* Highest percentage of African Americans. Detroit, Michigan. Percent African American: 81.6; population: 951,270.
* Highest percentage of Asians. Honolulu, Hawaii. Percent Asian: 55.8; population: 371,657.
* Highest percentage of Whites. Scottsdale, Arizona. Percent White: 92.1; population: 202,705.
* Highest percentage of Hispanics. Santa Ana, California. Percent Hispanic: 76.1; population: 337,977.

See also

* Demographics of the United States

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