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Table 1:

 

Public Assistance Recipiency Rates By Race and Country of Origin, 2000

(Percent of Households Receiving Public Assistance)

 

 

 

Race/Country of Origin

 

 

      Total Households

Households with

Public Assistance

Income

Percent With

Public Assistance

Income

 

 

(Households in Millions)

 

 

U.S. Total

105.539

3.630

3.4%

 

White Only

83.698

1.980

2.4%

 

Black Alone

12.024

0.988

8.2%

 

Asian alone

3.129

0.126

4.0%

 

India

0.532

0.008

1.5%

 

China

0.806

0.026

3.2%

 

Filipino

0.514

0.018

3.5%

 

Hmong

0.027

0.008

30.4%

 

Japanese

0.337

0.004

1.3%

 

Vietnamese

0.294

0.030

10.3%

 

Hispanic

9.273

0.670

7.2%

 

Mexican

5.051

0.328

6.5%

 

Puerto Rican

1.091

0.135

12.3%

 

Cuban

0.481

0.030

6.3%

 

Source: Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 4 (SF4)- Sample Data. Table PCT100.

 

 

 

Table 2:

 Linguistic Isolation Rates by Ethnic Group, 2000

Ethnic Group

Households

Linguistically Isolated

Households

% Linguistically

Isolated

U.S. Total

105,539,122

4,361,638

4.1%

White

83,697,584

2,064,466

2.5%

Black

12,023,966

153,677

1.3%

Asian

3,129,127

828,001

26.5%

Asian Indian

532,364

57,533

10.8%

Chinese

806,379

284,652

35.3%

Filipino

513,743

57,136

11.1%

Hmong

27,298

9,506

34.8%

Japanese

337,015

72,996

21.7%

Vietnamese

293,621

135,290

46.1%

Hispanic

9,272,610

2,445,711

26.4%

Mexican

5,051,374

1,389,823

27.5%

Cuban

480,518

167,457

34.8%

Source: Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 4 (SF4)- Sample Data. Table PCT42.

 

 

 

 

 

 Table 3:

Adult Population Without High School Degrees

 

% of population 18 and over with:

Race/ethnicity

Less than 9th grade education

9th to 12th grade, no HS degree

No HS Degree

Total population

7.3%

13.8%

21.1%

White alone

5.7%

11.9%

17.5%

Black alone

7.4%

23.0%

30.4%

Hispanic

26.0%

23.4%

49.4%

Asian alone

7.2%

9.3%

16.5%

Asian Indian alone

3.2%

7.1%

10.3%

Hmong

27.9%

14.9%

42.8%

 

 

 

 

Source: Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 4 (SF4)- Sample Data. Table PCT65.

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.