3 calculate the percentage of the population in each

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3. Calculate the percentage of the population in each state that is African American. (Use the BLACK field for the African Americans and the POP2000 field for the total populations in each state.) Which state has the largest number of African Americans? Which state has the largest percentage of African Americans?
4. Which sub-region of the country has the greatest number of African Americans? How many does it have?
5. Add the dating table from the mgisdata\Usa\usdata geodatabase to the map document. This table contains information about marital status by county. Examine the table. Which fields could you use to join this table to the US Counties table? Why would the county name field NOT work?
6. Join the dating table to the US Counties table. Then select the counties that lost population in the 20-year period from 1990 to 2010. How many are there? In what area of the country are these counties predominately located? Make a map showing the “losing” counties. Capture the map. (Hint: Create a new later from the selected features.)
7. Use Summarize to determine the number of counties in each state that lost population. Which three states had the most losing counties, and how many losing counties did each have?

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