Northwest Profile

Population - Regional average net change(1980-1990): +11.25 percent. Racial Distribution - More than three-quarters of the residents of the Northwest are white. Alaska has a sizable group of American Indians, Eskimos, and Aleutian Islanders who together comprise more than 15 percent of the population. Hispanics range in percentage from 1.5 percent in Montana to 5.7 percent in Wyoming. The coastal states and Alaska have the largest black populations in the region; Alaska's amounts to 4 percent. A 4.3 percent Asian population resides in Washington. Economy - Agriculture, forestry, oil, gas, mining, aerospace, tourism, manufacturing, high technology, food production, commercial fishing. Per Capita Income - Regional average ( 1990) - $17,407 Unemployment - Regional average (through August 1992) - 6.15 percent Sources: *1990 census figures. The World Almanac and Book of Facts (1982, 1992), US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK