Last Names WHITE

National Statistics

Summary

  • WHITE is ranked as the 19th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 685,990.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 215.14 people named WHITE for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 100% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named WHITE is 755,253, the rank is 20 and the proportion per 100k Americans named WHITE is 237.07.

Last Names WHITE
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 685,990 +/-0.4%
  • National Rank 19
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 215.1

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 755,253
  • National Rank 20
  • Proportion/100k 237.07

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name WHITE is 67.9% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 27.4% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.8% Two or More Races, and 1.0% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name WHITE have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name WHITE is included in the following name catgories:
  • Not Categorized

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name WHITE

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 67.9% 63.9% 4.0%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.8%
Black 27.4% 12.3% 15.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.8% 1.8% -0.0%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.0% 0.7% 0.3%

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named WHITE is Texas where 65,294 people have this name.
  • Mississippi is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named WHITE, as 438.06 in every 100,000 Mississippians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of New York.
  • Mississippi is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is North Dakota (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names WHITE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 23,641 183.54 100.0% Indiana 16,314 247.3 100.0% Iowa 5,946 191.38 100.0% Kansas 7,159 246.52 100.0% Michigan 20,481 206.67 100.0% Minnesota 5,683 104.14 100.0% Missouri 13,116 438.06 100.0% Nebraska 3,278 174.25 100.0% North Dakota 450 60.9 99.3% Ohio 24,212 208.83 100.0% South Dakota 778 91.21 99.7% Wisconsin 6,613 114.86 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name WHITE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 23,641 183.54 100.0%
Indiana 16,314 247.3 100.0%
Iowa 5,946 191.38 100.0%
Kansas 7,159 246.52 100.0%
Michigan 20,481 206.67 100.0%
Minnesota 5,683 104.14 100.0%
Missouri 13,116 438.06 100.0%
Nebraska 3,278 174.25 100.0%
North Dakota 450 60.9 99.3%
Ohio 24,212 208.83 100.0%
South Dakota 778 91.21 99.7%
Wisconsin 6,613 114.86 100.0%
South State Statistics Last-Names WHITE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 19,432 400.72 100.0% Arkansas 11,256 379.45 100.0% Delaware 2,675 285.87 100.0% Dist. of Columbia 2,454 372.5 99.9% Florida 41,594 209.08 100.0% Georgia 35,248 349.08 100.0% Kentucky 12,711 288 100.0% Louisiana 14,369 309.04 100.0% Maryland 15,945 266.8 100.0% Mississippi 13,116 438.06 100.0% North Carolina 32,336 325.18 100.0% Oklahoma 11,043 284.76 100.0% South Carolina 15,742 325.74 100.0% Tennessee 23,797 363.34 100.0% Texas 65,294 242.22 100.0% Virginia 25,558 306.95 100.0% West Virginia 7,138 385.78 100.0%

South States
State stats for the first name WHITE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 19,432 400.72 100.0%
Arkansas 11,256 379.45 100.0%
Delaware 2,675 285.87 100.0%
Dist. of Columbia 2,454 372.5 99.9%
Florida 41,594 209.08 100.0%
Georgia 35,248 349.08 100.0%
Kentucky 12,711 288 100.0%
Louisiana 14,369 309.04 100.0%
Maryland 15,945 266.8 100.0%
Mississippi 13,116 438.06 100.0%
North Carolina 32,336 325.18 100.0%
Oklahoma 11,043 284.76 100.0%
South Carolina 15,742 325.74 100.0%
Tennessee 23,797 363.34 100.0%
Texas 65,294 242.22 100.0%
Virginia 25,558 306.95 100.0%
West Virginia 7,138 385.78 100.0%
West State Statistics Last-Names WHITE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,370 185.93 99.9% Arizona 11,710 173.95 100.0% California 56,079 144.52 100.0% Colorado 10,049 187.62 100.0% Hawaii 1,794 126.39 99.9% Idaho 3,373 206.37 99.9% Montana 1,663 162.47 99.9% Nevada 4,907 172.82 100.0% New Mexico 3,782 181.35 99.9% Oregon 8,519 214.57 100.0% Utah 6,153 209.09 99.9% Washington 13,964 197.75 100.0% Wyoming 1,212 207.52 99.9%

West States
State stats for the first name WHITE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,370 185.93 99.9%
Arizona 11,710 173.95 100.0%
California 56,079 144.52 100.0%
Colorado 10,049 187.62 100.0%
Hawaii 1,794 126.39 99.9%
Idaho 3,373 206.37 99.9%
Montana 1,663 162.47 99.9%
Nevada 4,907 172.82 100.0%
New Mexico 3,782 181.35 99.9%
Oregon 8,519 214.57 100.0%
Utah 6,153 209.09 99.9%
Washington 13,964 197.75 100.0%
Wyoming 1,212 207.52 99.9%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names WHITE State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 6,700 186.29 100.0% Maine 4,360 327.78 100.0% Massachusetts 16,043 237.84 100.0% New Hampshire 3,121 235.21 100.0% New Jersey 14,646 163.86 100.0% New York 29,256 148.16 100.0% Pennsylvania 20,565 160.82 100.0% Rhode Island 1,878 177.94 99.9% Vermont 1,764 281.53 100.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name WHITE

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 6,700 186.29 100.0%
Maine 4,360 327.78 100.0%
Massachusetts 16,043 237.84 100.0%
New Hampshire 3,121 235.21 100.0%
New Jersey 14,646 163.86 100.0%
New York 29,256 148.16 100.0%
Pennsylvania 20,565 160.82 100.0%
Rhode Island 1,878 177.94 99.9%
Vermont 1,764 281.53 100.0%

Full Names with WHITE as a Last Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have WHITE as a last name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named WHITE.

The most popular full name is James WHITE. 2.04% of all the people named WHITE have this given name.

There are 9947 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name WHITE

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James WHITE 2.04%
2 David WHITE 1.63%
3 John WHITE 1.56%
4 Robert WHITE 1.45%
5 Mary WHITE 1.17%
6 Michael WHITE 1.10%
7 Charles WHITE 1.07%
8 William WHITE 1.04%
9 Barbara WHITE 0.91%
10 Richard WHITE 0.82%
11 Linda WHITE 0.70%
12 Donald WHITE 0.66%
13 Thomas WHITE 0.62%
14 Patricia WHITE 0.61%
15 Betty WHITE 0.60%
16 Brian WHITE 0.56%
17 Joseph WHITE 0.50%
18 Carol WHITE 0.50%
19 Christopher WHITE 0.50%
20 Kenneth WHITE 0.50%