Census Bureau: 4.6% of people in Magna identified as multi-racial in 2017


Of the 28,257 citizens living in Magna in 2017, 95.4% said they were only one race while 4.6% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Utah Business Daily.

Of those who said they were one race, the majority identified as white.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau’s American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Racial makeup of citizens in Magna
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
White
21,188
75%
African American
88
0.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
147
0.5%
Asian
371
1.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
181
0.6%
Some Other Race
4,993
17.7%
Source: US Census Bureau

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