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292. Enrollment Status, by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex

[As of October (15,693 represents 15,693,000). For persons 18 to 21 years old. For the civilian noninstitutional population. Based on the Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
TOTAL PERSONS High school graduates
CHARACTERISTIC 18 TO 21 YEARS Not high
OLD (1,000) Enrolled in Total In college Not in school graduates
high school college
1975 1998 1975 1998 1975 1998 1975 1998 1975 1998 1975 1998
 
      Total 1 15,693 15,033 5.7 8.9 78.0 76.7 33.5 45.0 44.5 31.7 16.3 14.3
White 13,448 12,026 4.7 7.7 80.6 78.4 34.6 46.0 46.0 32.5 14.7 13.8
Black 1,997 2,279 12.5 15.0 60.4 66.1 24.9 35.8 35.6 30.3 27.0 19.0
Hispanic 2 899 2,332 12.0 9.4 57.2 55.8 24.4 23.6 32.8 32.2 30.8 34.6
    Male 1 7,584 7,737 7.4 10.5 76.6 73.2 35.4 41.2 41.3 32.0 15.9 16.3
White 6,545 6,263 6.2 9.0 79.7 75.1 36.9 42.0 42.8 33.0 14.1 15.9
Black 911 1,112 15.9 18.3 55.0 59.6 23.9 32.0 31.1 27.6 29.0 22.0
Hispanic 2 416 1,234 17.3 9.6 54.6 49.9 25.2 19.1 29.3 30.8 27.9 40.2
    Female 1 8,109 7,296 4.2 7.3 79.2 80.5 31.8 49.0 47.4 31.5 16.6 12.1
White 6,903 5,763 3.2 6.2 81.4 82.1 32.4 50.3 49.0 31.8 15.3 11.6
Black 1,085 1,167 9.7 11.7 65.0 72.2 25.8 39.3 39.2 32.9 25.4 16.0
Hispanic 2 484 1,098 7.6 9.0 59.3 62.3 23.6 28.7 35.7 33.7 33.1 28.3



1 Includes other races not shown separately.
2 Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P20-521; and earlier reports.

http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/education.html



http://www.allcountries.org/uscensus/292_enrollment_status_by_race_hispanic_origin.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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