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What are the 5 racial groups in the US?
White, African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Native Hawaiian
What percent of the population is white, non-Hispanic?
75%
What percent of the population is black, non-Hispanic?
12%
What percent of the population is Latino?
13%
What percent of the population is Native American?
0.8%
What percent of the Hispanic/Latino population is Mexican-American?
66%
What percent of the Hispanic/Latino population is Cuban-American?
4%
What percent of the Hispanic/Latino population is Puerto Rican?
9%
What percent of the Hispanic/Latino population is "other"?
22%
What percent of the Asian-American population is Chinese-American?
24%
What percent of the Asian-American population is Filipino-American?
21%
What percent of the Asian-American population is Asian-Indian?
13%
What percent of the Asian-American population is Korean-American?
10%
What percent of the Asian-American population is Japanese-American?
10%
What percent of the Asian-American population is Vietnamese-American?
11%
What percent of the Native American/Alaska Natives in the US are Native Americans?
96.4%
What percent of the Native American/Alaska Natives in the US are Alaska Natives?
3.6%
What percent of the Native Americans in the US are Cherokee?
12%
What percent of the Native Americans in the US are Navajo?
11%
What percent of the Native Americans in the US are Latin American Indians?
4%
List the top 5 groups in the US in terms of population.
White non-Hispanic, Black non-Hispanic, Latino, Asian American, Native American
What are the top 6 nationalities that Whites identify themselves as?
German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish, French
What % of Whites identify themselves as German?
15%
What % of Whites identify themselves as Irish?
11%
What % of Whites identify themselves as English?
9%
What % of Whites identify themselves as Italian?
6%
What % of Whites identify themselves as Polish?
3%
What % of Whites identify themselves as French?
3%
What were the top 5 legal immigrant groups in 1998?
Mexico, China, India, Philippines, Dominican Republic
What % of immigrants were from Mexico in 1998?
20%
What % of immigrants were from China in 1998?
6%
What % of immigrants were from India in 1998?
6%
What % of immigrants were from the Philippines in 1998?
5%
What % of immigrants were from the Dominican Republic in 1998?
3%
Illegal immigrants come mainly from what country?
Mexico
Recent immigrants are mainly from what three areas?
Latin America, Asia, Europe/Canada
What % of recent immigrants to the US are from Latin America?
51%
What % of recent immigrants to the US are from Asia?
25%
What % of recent immigrants to the US are from Europe/Canada?
18%
Recent immigrants live in which 5 states?
California, New York, Florida, New Jersey, Texas
What % of recent immigrants live in California?
26%
What % of recent immigrants live in New York?
21%
What % of recent immigrants live in Florida?
19%
What % of recent immigrants live in New Jersey?
19%
What % of recent immigrants live in Texas?
14%
Top 5 racial/ethnic groups in terms of education
Jewish Americans, Asian Indians, Korean Americans, Japanese Americans, White non-Hispanic non-Jewish Americans
Bottom 5 racial/ethnic groups in terms of education
Vietnamese Americans, African Americans, Puerto Ricans, Native Americans, Mexican Americans
Top 5 racial/ethnic groups in terms of family income
Japanese American, Asian Indian, Filipino American, Greek American, Hungarian American
Bottom 5 racial/ethnic groups in terms of family income
Chinese American, Mexican American, African American, Puerto Rican, Native American
5 groups with the least poverty in the US
Japanese American, Filipino American, Asian Indian, Chinese American, White non-Hispanic
5 groups with the most poverty in the US
Korean American, Mexican American, African American, Puerto Rican, Native American
In the study of men applying for jobs, what percent of black men got callbacks?
14%
In the study of men applying for jobs, what percent of black men with a prison record got callbacks?
5%
In the study of men applying for jobs, what percent of white men with a prison record got callbacks?
17%
What % of Latinos identify only with a panethnic label?
3%
What % of Latinos use a panethnic label as their first identifier?
11%
What % of Latinos use a panethnic label as their first OR second identifier?
42%
What % of Jewish immigrants had at least $50 upon arrival in the US between 1840 and 1910?
12%
What % of Southern Italian immigrants had at least $50 upon arrival in the US between 1840 and 1910?
5%
What % of German immigrants had at least $50 upon arrival in the US between 1840 and 1910?
31%
What % of English immigrants had at least $50 upon arrival in the US between 1840 and 1910?
55%
In 1790, what % of blacks were in the south?
91%
In 1910, what % of blacks were in the south?
89%
In 1940s, what % of blacks were in the south?
77%
In 1960, what % of blacks were in the south?
53%
Top 4 Latino groups
Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Other
Top 6 Asian American Groups
Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese
Where are "other" Latinos from?
Caribbean, South America
Where do "other" Latinos live?
Texas, Florida
What are the top 3 groups of American Indians?
Cherokee, Navajo, Latin American Indians