Originally Posted by ColoradoDarin
There were 5,453 housing units at an average density of 770.7 per square mile (297.4/kmē). The racial makeup of the city was 79.7% White, 12.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.2% from other races, and 2.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.05% of the population.
The racial makeup of the city was 64.2% White, 22.3% Black, 0.4% Native American, 5.3% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 4.7% from other races, and 3.0% two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.8% of the population.
I would argue that 15% fewer whites and 10% more blacks is not the same demographically.
You can argue that all you want, but I didn't live there in 2000. Times change, and so do demographics.
Black - 25.6% White - 62.5%
Black - 22.3% White - 64.2%