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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.
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
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How many muslims?
posted on 12/04/2003 9:25:12 AM PST
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posted on 12/04/2003 12:00:33 PM PST
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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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posted on 12/05/2003 6:16:47 AM PST
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