Minority Research Paper

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February 7th, 2013
Minority Research Paper # 1

Question: Total numbers in the U.S.
Answer: 52.0 million is the estimated Hispanic population of the United States as of July 1, 2011

Question: Percent of the total U. S. population
Answer: 63% of Hispanic-origin people in the United States who were of Mexican background in 2010.

Question: Rate of growth
Answer: More than 1 of every two people added to the nation's population between July 1, 2008, and July 1, 2009, was Hispanic. There were 1.4 million Hispanics added to the population during the period.

Question: Average household size
Answer: 10.7 million of Hispanic family households in the United States in
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In 2002, the latest year for which statistics are available, there were 170,241 African Americans enrolled in degree-granting graduate schools. This was an all-time high. Blacks were 8.4 percent of the total enrollments in U.S. graduate schools

Question: Average or median income levels
Answer: Black Median Household income: $33,460

Question: Geographic location(s) – metro, states, etc. -
Answer: According to the 2010 Census, of all respondents who reported Black alone-or-in-combination, 55 percent lived in the South, 18 percent in the Midwest, 17 percent in the Northeast, and 10 percent in the West. This pattern was similar for the Black alone population. Compared to 2000, the proportions of the Black alone-or-in-combination population for the West stayed about the same, while the proportions increased
The Northeast census region includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The Midwest census region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The South census region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. The West census
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