RaceEth

RaceEth combines information about race and ethnicity collected on the ACS and Census based on a person's self-identification. 

 

VariableValueDescriptionRecoded
RaceEthRaceEth combines information about race and ethnicity collected on the ACS and Census based on a person's self-identification.
RaceEthNHWhiteNon-Hispanic white person with origins in Europe, the Middle East or North AfricaRaceEth = 1
RaceEthBlackAn individual who identifies as Black or African AmericanRaceEth = 2
RaceEthHispanicAn individual who identifies as "Mexican," "Mexican-American," "Chicano," "Puerto Rican," "Cuban," "Spanish," "Latino," or "Hispanic."RaceEth = 7
RaceEthAsianPersons with origins in the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinentRaceEth = 4
RaceEthAmIndianAn individual with origins in North, Central and South America who are affiiliated with a tribeRaceEth = 3
RaceEthNHOtherPersons who indicated "other" under race and did not identify as "Hispanic"RaceEth = 6
RaceEthNHMultiPersons who indicated more than one race and did not identify as "Hispanic"RaceEth = 5
RaceEthNonBlackEveryone who identified a race other than "Black"hisp and rac1p