Facebook Racial Demographics in US

Facebook does not ask for your race. But a recent study used the US Census data to predict the race of users from their surnames. For instance, a person with a surname Washington was 89% likely to be black.

Based on this study, here’s the race based split up of Facebook’s 100 million American users

White : 74%
Black : 11%
Latino : 9%
Asian : 6%

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