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Access data in several forms, including information on every one of the nation's 331 metro areas.

Our reports on trends revealed by Census 2000 may be downloaded  for reproduction.

Link to many of the excellent news stories on segregation that have appeared around the country since March 2001.

Obtain information about the census data and segregation measures

Diversity in Black and White

Sortable Lists

2000 data for the non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black and Muslim-origin populations in the 331 metro areas can be sorted by major ethnic group. Sort the data by clicking on the ethnic group name at the top of the column.

The sorted data are presented in rank order, with the metro area that had the largest population for the selected group appearing first.

1990 ranks are provided for comparison. The 1990 rank is shown in red beside the population count in each column.

Please select a population:

Non-Hispanic White Population

Non-Hispanic Black Population

Muslim-origin Population