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1.2 million Arabs in U.S., census states
Washington Times ^ | Thursday, December 4, 2003 | Joyce Howard Price

Posted on 12/03/2003 10:41:17 PM PST by JohnHuang2

Edited on 07/12/2004 4:11:00 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

Census Bureau data for 2000 found 1.2 million people who claimed Arab ancestry, nearly double the number counted in 1980.

Leaders of the Arab-American community say the new total is too low, reflecting underreporting.

Although only 23 percent of Arab-Americans are Muslim, according to a 2000 Zogby survey, the census report released yesterday adds fuel to an ongoing debate about the size of the U.S. Muslim population.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; arabamericans; arabs; census; immigrantlist; immigration
Thursday, December 4, 2003

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How many muslims?
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Forty-two percent of Arabs are Catholic, 23 percent Orthodox Christian and 12 percent Protestant, according to the Zogby survey.

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