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1336. Selected Social and Economic Characteristics, by Area: 1990

[As of April 1]

 
Northern
Characteristic United Puerto Virgin American Mariana
States Rico Islands Guam Samoa Islands
 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over 158,868,436 1,952,297 55,639 66,700 19,570 24,633
Less than 9th grade 16,502,211 691,835 12,908 9,238 3,664 4,285
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 22,841,507 290,173 11,278 8,602 5,239 4,016
High school graduate 47,642,763 410,559 14,021 22,220 6,253 8,659
Some college or associate degree 39,571,702 281,248 9,011 14,984 3,062 3,818
Bachelor's degree or higher 32,310,253 278,482 8,421 11,656 1,352 3,855
 
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
  Total persons, 16 years and over 191,829,271 2,497,078 70,323 90,990 27,991 32,522
In labor force 125,182,378 1,180,162 47,553 66,138 14,198 26,589
     Percent of total 65.3 47.3 67.6 72.7 50.7 81.8
  Armed forces 1,708,928 5,486 110 11,952 11 8
  Civilian labor force 123,473,450 1,174,676 47,443 54,186 14,187 26,581
    Employed 115,681,202 934,736 44,267 52,144 13,461 25,965
    Unemployed 7,792,248 239,940 3,176 2,042 726 616
       Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 20.4 6.7 3.8 5.1 2.3
Not in labor force 66,646,893 1,316,916 22,770 24,852 13,793 5,933
 
FAMILY INCOME IN 1989
  Families, census year 65,049,428 889,998 23,012 27,313 6,301 5,312
Percent distribution by income class 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Less than $5,000 4.0 25.1 8.8 4.0 11.0 8.2
  $5,000 to $9,999 5.6 24.9 9.5 4.7 19.2 13.9
  $10,000 to $14,999 7.2 16.5 12.8 8.3 17.0 13.1
  $15,000 to $24,999 16.4 17.5 20.6 21.1 23.6 21.6
  $25,000 or more 66.9 16.0 48.3 61.9 29.1 43.2
Median income (dollars) 35,225 9,988 24,036 31,178 15,979 21,275
 
RESIDENCE IN 1985
  Persons 5 years and over 230,445,777 3,219,765 92,579 118,055 39,821 39,206
Same house 122,796,970 2,190,479 56,098 54,665 30,759 11,479
Different house in this area 102,540,097 879,691 25,003 24,763 2,763 6,870
Outside area 5,108,710 149,595 11,478 38,627 6,299 20,857
 
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
  Persons 5 years and over 230,445,777 3,219,765 92,579 118,055 39,821 39,206
Speak only English at home 198,600,798 (NA) 70,442 44,048 1,203 1,878


NA Not available.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Summary Tape File, parts 3C, (United States), 3A, and unpublished data, (Puerto Rico), and 3 (Virgin Islands); 1990 Census of Population, CP-2 parts 1,(United States), 53 (Puerto Rico), 55 (Virgin Islands); CPH-L-98, The Foreign Born Population in the United States: 1990; 1990 Census of Population and Housing, CPH-6, parts G (Guam), AS (American Samoa), and CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands).



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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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