Which State Has the Highest Caucasian Population?

The states with the highest Caucasian percentage are Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire, according to the National Census Bureau. These statistics were gathered by asking each person surveyed how they would consider themselves in a voluntary section of the population census.

The data collected was in surveys that were given to people of all origins in every age category. The demographics for receiving this question were not considered a factor that determined their involvement. Education level was also not considered in this survey.

Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire all have at least 96 percent Caucasian population, according to the National Census Bureau. Following close behind them, with at least 90 percent Caucasian populations are:

  1. West Virginia
  2. Iowa
  3. Wyoming
  4. Idaho
  5. Montana
  6. Kentucky
  7. North Dakota
  8. Utah
  9. Nebraska
  10. Minnesota
  11. Wisconsin
  12. Oregon
  13. Kansas
  14. Indiana
  15. Missouri

Maine's population is 96.9 percent Caucasian, Vermont´s is 96.7 and New Hampshire´s is 96 percent.. The weighted average for all 50 states is 78.8 percent, meaning that 21.2 percent of the United States is of different descendancy.

According to the same census, the states that had the lowest percentage of Caucasian population in comparison to the rest of the population are:

  1. Hawaii
  2. Mississippi
  3. Louisiana
  4. Maryland
  5. Georgia

According to the Census Bureau, a person is classified as "white" if their origins are from Europe, North Africa or the Middle East. This also tends to include the following:

  1. Irish
  2. German
  3. Italian
  4. Lebanese
  5. Italian
  6. Arabian
  7. Moroccan