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45. Social and Economic Characteristics of the Hispanic Population

[As of March, except labor force status, annual average (27,521 represents 27,521,000). Excludes members of the Armed Forces except those living off post or with their families on post. Based on Current Population Survey; see text, this section, and Appendix III]

                         
NUMBER (1,000) PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
                       
CHARACTERISTIC Hispanic, Mexican Puerto Cuban Central, Other Hispanic, Mexican Puerto Cuban Central, Other
total Rican South Hispanic total Rican South Hispanic
American American
                         
1995
 
    Total persons 27,521 17,982 2,730 1,156 3,686 1,967 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 years old 3,318 2,413 272 68 360 205 12.1 13.4 10.0 5.9 9.8 10.4
5 to 14 years old 5,215 3,611 539 131 577 356 18.9 20.1 19.7 11.3 15.7 18.1
15 to 44 years old 13,894 9,049 1,323 486 2,102 933 50.5 50.3 48.5 42.0 57.0 47.4
45 to 64 years old 3,666 2,127 466 265 489 320 13.3 11.8 17.1 22.9 13.3 16.3
65 years old and over 1,428 781 130 207 159 154 5.2 4.3 4.8 17.9 4.3 7.8
 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
 
    Persons 25 years old and over 14,171 8,737 1,437 820 2,082 1,095 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
High school graduate or higher 7,563 4,067 880 531 1,337 749 53.4 46.5 61.3 64.7 64.2 68.4
Bachelor's degree or higher 1,312 572 153 158 272 156 9.3 6.5 10.7 19.3 13.1 14.2
 
LABOR FORCE STATUS 1
 
    Civilians 16 years old and over 18,629 11,609 1,896 1,019 2,686 1,419 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Civilian labor force 12,267 7,765 1,098 613 1,885 906 65.8 66.9 57.9 60.2 70.2 63.8
  Employed 11,127 7,016 974 568 1,734 835 59.7 60.4 51.4 55.7 64.6 58.8
  Unemployed 1,140 750 123 45 150 72 6.1 6.5 6.5 4.4 5.6 5.1
    Unemployment rate 2 9.3 9.7 11.2 7.4 8.0 7.9 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Not in labor force 6,362 3,844 798 406 802 512 34.2 33.1 42.1 39.8 29.9 36.1
 
FAMILY TYPE
 
    Total families 6,200 3,847 729 315 817 491 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Married couple 4,235 2,745 386 235 541 328 68.3 71.4 52.9 74.6 66.1 66.8
Female householder, no spouse present 1,485 766 300 67 208 145 24.0 19.9 41.2 21.3 25.4 29.5
Male householder, no spouse present 479 336 43 13 69 18 7.7 8.7 5.9 4.0 8.5 3.7
 
FAMILY INCOME IN 1994
 
    Total families 6,200 3,847 729 315 817 491 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than $5,000 375 232 54 14 45 30 6.0 6.0 7.4 4.4 5.6 6.0
$5,000 to $9,999 730 446 136 27 73 49 11.8 11.6 18.6 8.5 8.9 9.9
$10,000 to $14,999 779 517 97 24 92 50 12.6 13.4 13.3 7.5 11.3 10.1
$15,000 to $24,999 1,301 844 122 68 180 88 21.0 21.9 16.7 21.5 22.0 17.9
$25,000 to $34,999 923 583 92 46 133 68 14.9 15.2 12.6 14.5 16.3 13.9
$35,000 to $49,999 924 575 80 38 139 92 14.9 14.9 10.9 12.0 17.1 18.7
$50,000 or more 1,168 650 149 100 154 115 18.8 16.9 20.4 31.7 18.8 23.4
 
Median income (dol.) 3 24,313 23,609 20,929 30,584 26,558 28,658 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
 
Families below poverty level 4 1,724 1,138 242 43 196 105 27.8 29.6 33.2 13.6 23.9 21.4
Persons below poverty level 4 8,416 5,781 981 205 949 500 30.7 32.3 36.0 17.8 25.8 25.5
 
HOUSING TENURE
 
    Total occupied units 7,735 4,653 935 451 1,040 656 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Owner-occupied 3,278 2,145 268 236 304 325 42.4 46.1 28.7 52.3 29.2 49.6
Renter-occupied 5 4,457 2,508 667 215 736 331 57.6 53.9 71.3 47.7 70.8 50.4
 
1996
 
    Total persons 28,438 18,039 3,123 1,127 4,060 2,089 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 years old 3,394 2,405 321 56 409 202 11.9 13.3 10.3 5.0 10.1 9.7
5 to 14 years old 5,464 3,661 684 120 644 355 19.2 20.3 21.9 10.6 15.9 17.0
15 to 44 years old 14,459 9,150 1,517 493 2,265 1,035 50.8 50.7 48.6 43.7 55.8 49.5
45 to 64 years old 3,663 2,045 471 246 565 336 12.9 11.3 15.1 21.9 13.9 16.0
65 years old and over 1,458 777 130 212 176 164 5.1 4.3 4.2 18.8 4.3 7.8
 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
 
    Persons 25 years old and over 14,541 8,691 1,592 821 2,272 1,165 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
High school graduate or higher 7,726 4,075 962 524 1,392 773 53.1 46.9 60.4 63.8 61.3 66.4
Bachelor's degree or higher 1,351 562 176 155 307 150 9.3 6.5 11.1 18.8 13.5 12.9
 
LABOR FORCE STATUS 1
 
    Civilians 16 years old and over 19,213 11,762 2,017 991 2,940 1,503 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Civilian labor force 12,774 7,943 1,170 637 2,068 956 66.5 67.5 58.0 64.3 70.3 63.6
  Employed 11,642 7,209 1,057 591 1,911 874 60.6 61.3 52.4 59.6 65.0 58.2
  Unemployed 1,132 734 112 46 157 83 5.9 6.2 5.6 4.6 5.3 5.5
    Unemployment rate 2 8.9 9.2 9.6 7.2 7.6 8.7 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Not in labor force 6,439 3,819 848 354 872 546 33.5 32.5 42.0 35.7 29.7 36.3
 
FAMILY TYPE
 
    Total families 6,287 3,815 742 312 929 489 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Married couple 4,247 2,734 378 234 600 301 67.5 71.7 50.9 74.9 64.6 61.6
Female householder, no spouse present 1,604 812 308 59 267 159 25.5 21.3 41.5 18.8 28.7 32.4
Male householder, no spouse present 436 269 56 20 62 29 6.9 7.0 7.6 6.3 6.7 5.9
 
FAMILY INCOME IN 1995
 
    Total families 6,287 3,815 742 312 929 489 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than $5,000 345 201 69 14 25 36 5.5 5.3 9.3 4.6 2.7 7.4
$5,000 to $9,999 670 390 123 16 80 61 10.7 10.2 16.6 5.2 8.6 12.4
$10,000 to $14,999 743 477 83 31 115 36 11.8 12.5 11.2 9.8 12.4 7.4
$15,000 to $24,999 1,433 940 134 57 210 93 22.8 24.6 18.1 18.3 22.6 18.9
$25,000 to $34,999 1,016 630 100 53 157 77 16.2 16.5 13.5 16.9 16.9 15.8
$35,000 to $49,999 867 522 80 47 144 73 13.8 13.7 10.8 15.1 15.5 15.0
$50,000 or more 1,212 656 152 94 198 113 19.3 17.2 20.5 30.1 21.3 23.0
 
Median income (dol.) 3 24,569 23,485 22,121 32,471 26,915 26,826 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
 
Families below poverty level 4 1,695 1,054 264 49 207 120 27.0 27.6 35.6 15.7 22.3 24.6
Persons below poverty level 4 8,574 5,608 1,183 246 1,004 533 30.3 31.2 38.1 21.8 24.8 25.6
 
HOUSING TENURE
 
    Total occupied units 7,939 4,660 1,029 444 1,138 667 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Owner-occupied 3,274 2,082 301 223 362 306 41.2 44.7 29.3 50.2 31.8 45.9
Renter-occupied 5 4,665 2,578 728 221 777 361 58.8 55.3 70.7 49.8 68.2 54.1
 
1997
 
    Total persons 29,703 18,795 3,152 1,258 4,292 2,206 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 years old 3,443 2,415 313 77 410 228 11.6 12.8 9.9 6.1 9.6 10.3
5 to 14 years old 5,560 3,783 639 126 632 380 18.7 20.1 20.3 10.0 14.7 17.2
15 to 44 years old 15,106 9,564 1,532 509 2,394 1,104 50.9 51.0 48.7 40.4 55.8 50.0
45 to 64 years old 4,079 2,274 499 286 677 341 13.8 12.1 15.8 22.8 15.8 15.5
65 years old and over 1,516 757 167 260 179 154 5.1 4.1 5.3 20.7 4.2 7.0
 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
 
    Persons 25 years old and over 15,476 9,157 1,669 946 2,473 1,231 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
High school graduate or higher 8,471 4,449 1,019 617 1,564 820 54.7 48.6 61.1 65.2 63.3 66.6
Bachelor's degree or higher 1,601 682 180 186 367 184 10.3 7.4 10.8 19.7 14.8 14.9
 
LABOR FORCE STATUS 1
 
    Civilians 16 years old and over 20,321 12,443 2,139 1,025 3,164 1,550 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Civilian labor force 13,796 8,546 1,293 646 2,293 1,018 67.9 68.7 60.4 63.0 72.5 65.7
  Employed 12,726 7,884 1,166 603 2,133 940 62.6 63.4 54.5 58.9 67.4 60.6
  Unemployed 1,069 662 127 43 160 77 5.3 5.3 5.9 4.2 5.1 5.0
    Unemployment rate 2 7.7 7.7 9.8 6.6 7.0 7.6 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
      Male 7.0 7.0 9.6 6.0 6.0 6.5 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
      Female 8.9 8.9 10.1 7.6 8.3 9.1 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Not in labor force 6,526 3,897 846 379 871 533 32.1 31.3 39.6 37.0 27.5 34.4
 
FAMILY TYPE
 
    Total families 6,631 4,007 780 367 962 515 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Married couple 4,520 2,892 424 282 627 295 68.2 72.2 54.3 76.9 65.2 57.3
Female householder, no spouse present 1,617 807 307 62 258 183 24.4 20.2 39.4 16.9 26.8 35.5
Male householder, no spouse present 494 307 49 23 77 37 7.4 7.7 6.3 6.2 8.0 7.1
 
FAMILY INCOME IN 1996
 
    Total families 6,631 4,007 780 367 962 515 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than $5,000 326 166 70 6 44 41 4.9 4.1 9.0 1.5 4.4 8.0
$5,000 to $9,999 646 378 118 32 57 62 9.8 9.4 15.1 8.6 5.9 12.0
$10,000 to $14,999 768 493 77 33 99 67 11.6 12.3 9.9 8.7 10.2 13.0
$15,000 to $24,999 1,425 941 143 61 203 78 21.5 23.4 18.3 16.7 21.1 15.3
$25,000 to $34,999 1,037 651 98 49 172 66 15.5 16.3 12.6 13.6 17.8 13.0
$35,000 to $49,999 1,005 605 131 57 139 75 15.1 15.0 16.5 15.6 14.4 14.8
$50,000 or more 1,425 775 146 129 251 123 21.5 19.4 18.7 35.3 26.1 23.9
 
Median income (dol.) 3 26,179 25,347 23,646 35,616 29,960 26,171 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
 
Families below poverty level 4 1,748 1,111 258 46 183 151 26.4 27.7 33.1 12.5 19.0 29.3
Persons below poverty level 4 8,697 5,815 1,116 217 892 657 29.4 31.0 35.7 17.3 20.8 29.9
 
HOUSING TENURE
 
    Total occupied units 8,225 4,830 1,043 496 1,164 691 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Owner-occupied 3,543 2,237 322 274 400 311 43.1 46.3 30.8 55.2 34.3 45.0
Renter-occupied 5 4,681 2,592 722 222 765 381 56.9 53.7 69.1 44.8 65.7 55.0
 
1998
 
    Total persons 30,773 19,834 3,117 1,307 4,437 2,079 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 years old 3,482 2,464 347 93 383 196 11.3 12.4 11.1 7.1 8.6 9.4
5 to 14 years old 5,862 4,106 569 141 665 382 19.0 20.7 18.2 10.8 15.0 18.4
15 to 44 years old 15,479 9,935 1,487 548 2,516 993 50.3 50.1 47.7 41.9 56.7 47.8
45 to 64 years old 4,333 2,475 516 270 702 370 14.1 12.5 16.6 20.7 15.8 17.8
65 years old and over 1,617 854 199 255 172 138 5.3 4.3 6.4 19.5 3.9 6.6
 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
 
    Persons 25 years old and over 16,044 9,649 1,682 952 2,599 1,163 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
High school graduate or higher 8,901 4,657 1,074 645 1,686 840 55.5 48.3 63.8 67.8 64.9 72.2
Bachelor's degree or higher 1,768 719 201 211 452 186 11.0 7.5 11.9 22.2 17.4 16.0
 
LABOR FORCE STATUS 1
 
    Civilians 16 years old and over 21,070 13,216 2,080 1,062 3,215 1,497 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Civilian labor force 14,317 9,096 1,249 651 2,343 978 67.9 68.8 60.0 61.3 72.9 65.3
  Employed 13,291 8,431 1,145 612 2,201 902 63.1 63.8 55.0 57.6 68.5 60.3
  Unemployed 1,026 664 104 39 143 76 4.9 5.0 5.0 3.7 4.4 5.1
    Unemployment rate 2 7.2 7.3 8.3 6.0 6.1 7.8 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
      Male 6.4 6.5 8.5 4.1 5.4 7.2 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
      Female 8.2 8.6 8.2 8.6 7.0 7.9 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Not in labor force 6,753 4,121 832 411 872 517 32.1 31.2 40.0 38.7 27.1 34.5
 
FAMILY TYPE
 
    Total families 6,961 4,292 770 383 1,018 498 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Married couple 4,804 3,093 415 309 688 298 69.0 72.1 53.9 80.8 67.6 59.8
Female householder, no spouse present 1,612 858 290 58 236 169 23.2 20.0 37.7 15.1 23.2 34.0
Male householder, no spouse present 545 341 65 16 93 31 7.8 7.9 8.4 4.1 9.2 6.2
 
FAMILY INCOME IN 1997
 
    Total families 6,961 4,292 770 383 1,018 498 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than $5,000 352 219 52 8 45 27 5.1 5.1 6.8 2.2 4.4 5.5
$5,000 to $9,999 604 347 119 28 54 55 8.7 8.1 15.5 7.4 5.3 11.1
$10,000 to $14,999 759 500 81 44 89 44 10.9 11.7 10.5 11.5 8.8 8.9
$15,000 to $24,999 1,397 921 153 58 193 72 20.1 21.5 19.9 15.2 18.9 14.5
$25,000 to $34,999 1,066 688 92 44 164 77 15.3 16.0 11.9 11.5 16.1 15.6
$35,000 to $49,999 1,199 735 107 57 207 93 17.2 17.1 13.9 15.0 20.3 18.7
$50,000 or more 1,584 882 165 143 266 129 22.8 20.5 21.4 37.2 26.2 25.8
 
Median income (dol.) 3 28,141 27,088 23,729 37,537 32,030 30,130 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
 
Families below poverty level 4 1,721 1,106 243 60 188 124 24.7 25.8 31.5 15.6 18.4 25.0
Persons below poverty level 4 8,308 5,509 1,059 257 949 534 27.1 27.9 34.2 19.6 21.5 25.7
 
HOUSING TENURE
 
    Total occupied units 8,590 5,091 1,053 498 1,272 677 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Owner-occupied 3,857 2,495 355 279 404 326 44.9 49.0 33.7 55.9 31.8 48.1
Renter-occupied 5 4,733 2,597 698 220 868 351 55.1 51.0 66.3 44.1 68.2 51.9
 
1999
 
    Total persons 31,689 20,652 3,039 1,370 4,536 2,091 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 years old 3,548 2,522 314 76 428 208 11.2 12.2 10.3 5.5 9.4 10.0
5 to 14 years old 6,146 4,261 563 147 760 415 19.4 20.6 18.5 10.7 16.7 19.9
15 to 44 years old 15,731 10,371 1,450 538 2,435 937 49.6 50.2 47.7 39.2 53.7 44.8
45 to 64 years old 4,569 2,592 515 368 722 372 14.4 12.6 16.9 26.8 15.9 17.8
65 years old and over 1,696 905 197 243 192 159 5.4 4.4 6.5 17.7 4.2 7.6
 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
 
    Persons 25 years old and over 16,425 10,020 1,636 1,008 2,634 1,127 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
High school graduate or higher 9,220 4,981 1,044 709 1,685 801 56.1 49.7 63.9 70.3 64.0 71.1
Bachelor's degree or higher 1,786 711 182 250 474 169 10.9 7.1 11.1 24.8 18.0 15.0
 
LABOR FORCE STATUS 1
 
    Civilians 16 years old and over 21,650 13,582 2,058 1,141 3,390 1,479 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Civilian labor force 14,665 9,267 1,269 714 2,426 989 67.7 68.2 61.7 62.6 71.6 66.9
  Employed 13,720 8,656 1,165 681 2,288 930 63.4 63.7 56.6 59.7 67.5 62.9
  Unemployed 945 611 104 33 138 59 4.4 4.5 5.1 2.9 4.1 4.0
    Unemployment rate 2 6.4 6.6 8.2 4.6 5.7 6.0 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
      Male 5.6 5.8 7.6 4.4 4.6 5.2 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
      Female 7.6 7.9 8.8 4.8 7.0 7.0 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Not in labor force 6,985 4,315 789 427 963 491 32.3 31.8 38.3 37.4 28.4 33.2
 
FAMILY TYPE
 
    Total families 7,270 4,608 765 402 1,002 492 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Married couple 4,945 3,222 434 319 667 304 68.0 69.9 56.7 79.2 66.6 61.7
Female householder, no spouse present 1,725 984 285 68 238 150 23.7 21.3 37.2 17.0 23.7 30.6
Male householder, no spouse present 600 403 47 15 97 38 8.2 8.7 6.1 3.7 9.7 7.8
 
FAMILY INCOME IN 1998
 
    Total families 6 7,273 4,612 765 402 1,002 492 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than $5,000 351 209 52 15 43 33 4.8 4.5 6.8 3.6 4.3 6.6
$5,000 to $9,999 515 340 80 18 46 32 7.1 7.4 10.4 4.4 4.6 6.4
$10,000 to $14,999 758 491 79 47 94 46 10.4 10.7 10.4 11.8 9.3 9.3
$15,000 to $24,999 1,371 947 116 57 184 67 18.9 20.5 15.2 14.2 18.4 13.5
$25,000 to $34,999 1,247 848 129 42 160 68 17.1 18.4 16.9 10.4 16.0 13.7
$35,000 to $49,999 1,168 726 114 52 181 94 16.1 15.8 14.8 13.0 18.1 19.1
$50,000 or more 1,864 1,049 196 171 294 154 25.6 22.8 25.6 42.6 29.4 31.2
 
Median income (dol.) 3 29,608 27,883 28,953 39,530 32,676 35,264 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
 
Families below poverty level 4 1,648 1,125 204 44 185 90 22.7 24.4 26.7 11.0 18.5 18.2
Persons below poverty level 4 8,070 5,566 929 186 896 493 25.6 27.1 30.9 13.6 19.9 23.6
 
HOUSING TENURE
 
    Total occupied units 9,060 5,525 1,025 539 1,287 685 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Owner-occupied 4,096 2,689 336 310 446 314 45.2 48.7 32.8 57.6 34.7 45.9
Renter-occupied 5 4,964 2,836 688 228 841 371 54.8 51.3 67.2 42.4 65.3 54.1




NA Not available. X Not applicable.
1 Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment and Earnings, January issues. Data beginning 1997, 1998, and 1999 not directly comparable with data for earlier years. See text, Section 13, Labor Force and February 1997 and subsequent February issues of Employment and Earnings.
2 Total unemployment as percent of civilian labor force.
3 For definition of median, see Guide to Tabular Presentation.
4 For explanation of poverty level, see text, Section 14, Income.
5 Includes no cash rent.
6 Includes families in group quarters.

Source: Except as noted, U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P20-475 and earlier reports; and unpublished data.

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