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1291. Merchandise or Services Ordered by Mail or Phone In Last 12 Months, by Characteristic of Purchaser

[In thousands (191,986 represents 191,986,000) except percent. Based on population 18 and over as of July 1. Data are estimates]

 
1996 1997
                       
Persons ordering by mail or phone Persons ordering by mail or phone
Adult Adult
    Characteristic population By mail By phone population By mail By phone
18 yrs. old       18 yrs. old      
and over Total Percent Persons Percent Persons Percent and over Persons Percent Persons Percent
ordering ordering ordering ordering
 
    Total adults 191,986 109,834 57.2 106,086 55.3 100,793 52.5 194,347 61,035 31.4 66,016 34.0
 
18-24 years old 25,055 12,447 49.7 12,562 50.1 10,846 43.3 24,820 6,146 24.8 5,255 21.2
25-34 years old 41,660 24,482 58.8 23,545 56.5 23,121 55.5 38,822 11,813 30.4 12,775 32.9
35-44 years old 42,571 26,406 62.0 23,792 55.9 25,313 59.5 43,808 14,294 32.6 16,650 38.0
45-54 years old 30,886 19,119 61.9 18,010 58.3 18,326 59.3 33,496 11,294 33.7 13,703 40.9
55-64 years old 20,722 11,702 56.5 11,463 55.3 10,840 52.3 21,883 6,948 31.8 8,275 37.8
65 years old or older 31,091 15,678 50.4 16,713 53.8 12,347 39.7 31,518 10,541 33.4 9,358 29.7
 
Sex:
  Male 92,172 47,994 52.1 46,575 50.5 46,088 50.0 93,172 22,318 24.0 26,182 28.1
  Female 99,814 61,840 62.0 59,511 59.6 54,704 54.8 101,176 38,719 38.3 39,834 39.4
 
Race:
  White 162,046 95,408 58.9 92,065 56.8 88,750 54.8 163,003 53,232 32.7 58,604 36.0
  Black 22,336 10,734 48.1 10,086 45.2 8,650 38.7 22,987 5,690 24.8 5,340 23.2




Source: Simmons Market Research Bureau, Study of Media Markets (copyright).



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1291_merchandise_or_services_ordered_by_mail.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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