Data Gems: Measuring Race and Ethnicity Across the Decades from 1790 to 2010

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 15:00

Discover how race and ethnicity data were collected for each Census year since 1790 through this historical overview infographic. Across decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has been collecting these data in accordance with guidelines provided by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Data on race and ethnicity are derived from answers to the questions on race and Hispanic origin based on self-identification. Access this video here or the YouTube Channel here for more videos.