In addition to looking at the broader group of multiracial adults, we analyze subsets of this group. For example, we look at the following biracial groups: white and black, white and Asian, white and American Indian, and black and American Indian.
What classifies as mixed race?
This produced our baseline estimate that 3.7% of American adults are mixed race, defined as selecting two or more races (defined as: white, black, Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander; Hispanic and “some other race” are not included as races).
What does it mean to be a biracial family?
: of, relating to, or involving members of two races (see race entry 1 sense 1a) a biracial coalition biracial couples also : having parents from two races biracial children.
What does it mean when someone is mixed?
2 : made up of or involving individuals or items of more than one kind: such as. a : made up of or involving persons differing in race (see race entry 1 sense 1a), national origin, religion, or class a mixed audience a mixed family/household. b : made up of or involving individuals of more than one sex mixed company.