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With Thanksgiving, I was thinking about how much a “melting pot” the city of Lawrence is. What’s the racial makeup of the city?

Lawrence’s racial distribution is 83.9 percent white, 4.6 percent black, 4.5 percent Asian, 2.4 percent American Indian and Alaska Native, and 4.6 percent other, according to 2008 figures from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.


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