DIVERSITY: ‘Mexican,’ ‘Hispanic’ and ‘Latin American’ top li st of race write-ins in census

Hispanics' "some other race" write-in codes‘Mexican,’ ‘Hispanic,’ ‘Latin American’ top list of race write-ins on the 2010 censusby Mark Hugo Lopez and Jens Manuel Krogstad

“What is your race? The U.S. Census Bureau asks this question of every U.S. household, but the menu of options offered may feel limiting to some.

On the 2010 census form, in addition to boxes marked “white,” “black or African Am. Or Negro” or “American Indian or Native Alaskan” or one of several Asian options, respondents have the option to select a box called “some other race”—and to write in a response in a box below.

Read more at … http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/04/04/mexican-hispanic-and-latin-american-top-list-of-race-write-ins-on-the-2010-census/