Brooklyn News Review

These 2020 census results break down people’s race and ethnicity into details

A bar chart showing the 10 most common detailed responses for the Middle Eastern or North African category: Lebanese, Iranian, Egyptian, Other Middle Eastern or North African, Arab, Syrian, Iraqi, Israeli, Palestinian and Moroccan.

The U.S. census asked for more details about people’s race and ethnicity in 2020 than ever before. New results show how many responded with identities such as Irish, Jamaican, Arab and Salvadoran.

(Image credit: Connie Hanzhang Jin)