Unformatted text preview: of different communities based on ethnicity. The needs are different for everyone, but in order to help make the communities more beneficial for the people who live in them, one must know the make-up or ethnic groups in each area. It is used to study the social, demographics, health, and economic characteristics in the society of The United States. Using these terms also helps to track how each group is affected by different things and how many people in each group receives different services provided by the American government such as welfare, public housing, schooling, healthcare, etc....
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- Spring '10
- Ethnic group, White American, Hispanic and Latino Americans, Demographics of the United States, United States society