White Americans

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White Americans
(Various ethnic groups)
Non-Hispanic White Americans by county.png
Non-Hispanic White Americans by county
Total population
Increase243,832,540 (2018) broadest definition [1]
70% of the estimated total U.S. population
234,904,818 (2018) (one race)[1]
Regions with significant populations
All areas of the United States, less common in California and Hawaii
Languages
Majority languages:
Religion
Majority religion:
Minorities and other: [2]

White Americans are Americans who have light-colored skin. Most Americans belong to this group.

In 2010, 70% of the people living in the United States identified as being white or White Hispanics. Non-Hispanic whites accounted for about 60% of the U.S. population.

The White American population includes European Americans and non-European people such as Arabs, North Africans, Jews, Persians, other Middle Eastern people and Hispanic groups such as Mexicans and Cubans.[3][4]

The white population in the United States has been declining. White deaths have exceed white births in most states.[5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "ACS Demographic and Housing Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. December 2019. Retrieved 2020-03-04.
  2. "Religious tradition by race/ethnicity (2014)". The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  3. "The U.S. census sees Middle Eastern and North African people as white. Many don't".
  4. Why are Hispanics identifying as white?
  5. [https://apl.wisc.edu/data-briefs/natural-decrease-18 White Deaths Exceed Births in a Majority of U.S. States]