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Who We Are: Hispanics - 2nd Edition

  • Published: June 2011
  • Region: North America
  • 314 Pages
  • New Strategist Publications, Inc

Who We Are: Hispanics brings you the facts you need about the nation's largest minority - the 2010 census counted 50 millions Hispanics in the United States, or one in six Americans. Its 11 chapters examine their attitudes (a new chapter), education, health, housing, income, labor force status, living arrangements, population, spending, time use, and wealth.

In addition to detailed 2010 census counts of the numbers of Hispanics nationally and by state and metropolitan area, Who We Are: Hispanics includes the latest socioeconomic data on the hispanic population. It has detailed spending data for hispanic households and the latest update on hispanic household wealth—including the impact of the Great Recession on hispanic net worth, assets, and debt. Results from the American Time Use Survey can also be found here, profiling hispanic time use and comparing it to the averages. Attitudinal data from the General Social Survey compare and contrast hispanic attitudes with those of Asians, Hispanics, and whites on a whole range of issues.

While the government collected the data in Who We Are: Hispanics, the tables are not reprints from government reports. Instead, New Strategist's READ MORE >

Introduction

Executive Summary: What You Need to Know about Hispanics

Chapter 1. Attitudes
Highlights
Most People Say They Are Pretty Happy
Most Think Hard Work Leads to Success
Blacks and Hispanics Call Themselves Working Class
Many Think Their Standard of Living Is Falling
The Two-Child Family Is Most Popular
Religion Is Important to Most Americans
Most Asians Support Same-Sex Marriage
Television News Is Most Important
Most Support Right to Die, Gun Permits

Chapter 1. Education
Highlights
Hispanics Are Less Educated than Average
Many Students Are Hispanic
The Hispanic College Enrollment Rate Is Rising
Hispanics Earn Eight Percent of Bachelor’s Degrees

Chapter 3. Health
Highlights
Hispanics Are Less Healthy
Few Hispanics Smoke Cigarettes
Most Hispanics Are Overweight
Hispanics Account for Nearly One in Four Births
Nearly One in Three Hispanics Lacks Health Insurance
One in Four Hispanics Has Lower Back Pain
Heart Disease Is the Leading Cause of Death among Hispanics

Chapter 4. Housing
Highlights
Most Hispanics Rent Their Home
Most Hispanics in the Midwest, South, and West Own Their Home
Hispanic Homeowners Are Achieving the American Dream
Most Hispanics Are Satisfied with Their Local Schools
Most Hispanics Rate Their House Highly
Hispanics Are More Likely to Move

Chapter 5. Income
Highlights
Hispanics Have Low Incomes
Hispanic Married Couples Have Modest Incomes
Hispanics Men and Women Have Made Some Gains
Income of Black Men Peaks in the 45-to-54 Age Group
Hispanic Earnings Rise with Education
One in Four Hispanics Is Poor
Table of Contents
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Chapter 6. Labor Force
Highlights
Hispanic Men Are More Likely to Work
Many Hispanics Work in Construction
Nearly One-Third of Hispanic Workers Did Not Complete High School
Hispanic Households Have More Earners
Hispanics Account for a Large Share of Minimum Wage Workers
The Hispanic Labor Force Will Grow Rapidly

Chapter 7. Living Arrangements
Highlights
Hispanic Householders Are Younger than Average
Hispanic Households Are Larger than Average
The Majority of Hispanic Households include Children of Any Age
Nearly Half of Hispanics Are Married

Chapter 8. Population
Highlights
Hispanics Are the Largest Minority
Most Hispanics Were Born in the United States
The Hispanic Population Is Growing Rapidly
More than Three-Quarters of Hispanics Live in the South or West

Chapter 9. Spending
Highlights
Hispanic Households Spend Less than the Average Household
Hispanics Are Big Spenders on Clothes, Cleaning Products, Many Foods

Chapter 10. Time Use
Highlights
Work Ranks Second in Time Use among Hispanics
Blacks Spend More Time Caring for Household Children
More than One in Four Hispanics Care for Household Children on an Average Day

Chapter 11. Wealth
Highlights
Hispanics Have Little Wealth
Most Hispanic Households Have Financial Assets
Most Hispanic Households Own Nonfinancial Assets
Debt Is Falling among Hispanic Households
Older Hispanics Depend on Social Security
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

Chapter 1. Attitudes
1.1 General Happiness, 2010
1.2 Happiness of Marriage, 2010
1.3 Life Exciting or Dull, 2010
1.4 Trust in Others, 2010
1.5 How People Get Ahead, 2010
1.6 Geographic Mobility since Age 16, 2010
1.7 Private Enterprise Will Solve Problems, 2010
1.8 Environment versus Economy, 2010
1.9 Social Class Membership, 2010
1.10 Family Income Relative to Others, 2010
1.11 Satisfaction with Financial Situation, 2010
1.12 Parents’ Standard of Living, 2010
1.13 Standard of Living Will Improve, 2010
1.14 Children’s Standard of Living, 2010
1.15 Ideal Number of Children, 2010
1.16 Spanking Children, 2010
1.17 Better for Man to Work, Woman to Tend Home, 2010
1.18 Working Mother’s Relationship with Children, 2010
1.19 Should Government Help the Sick, 2010
1.20 Attitude toward Science, 2010
1.21 Attitude toward Evolution, 2010
1.22 Religious Preference, 2010
1.23 Degree of Religiosity, 2010
1.24 Belief in Bible, 2010
1.25 Bible in the Public Schools, 2010
1.26 Premarital Sex, 2010
1.27 Homosexual Relations, 2010
1.28 Gay Marriage, 2010
1.29 Main Source of Information about Events in the News, 2010
1.30 Political Leanings, 2010
1.31 Political Party Affiliation, 2010
1.32 Favor or Oppose Death Penalty for Murder, 2010
1.33 Favor or Oppose Gun Permits, 2010
1.34 Support for Legal Abortion by Reason, 2010
1.35 Allow Patients with Incurable Disease to Die, 2010

Chapter 2. Education
2.1 Educational Attainment of Total People and Hispanics, 2010
2.2 Educational Attainment of Hispanics by Age, 2010
2.3 Educational Attainment of Hispanic Men by Age, 2010
2.4 Educational Attainment of Hispanic Women by Age, 2010
2.5 Educational Attainment of Hispanics by Ethnicity, 2010
2.6 Total and Hispanic School Enrollment by Age, 2009
2.7 School Enrollment of Hispanics by Age and Sex, 2009
2.8 Hispanic Enrollment in the Nation’s Public Elementary and Secondary Schools by State, 1998 and 2008

List of Tables
2.9 Projections of Total and Hispanic Public High School Graduates, 2009–10 to 2019–20
2.10 Total and Hispanic College Enrollment Rate, 1990 to 2008
2.11 Total and Hispanic College Enrollment, 1976 to 2009
2.12 Total and Hispanic College Enrollment by Age, 2009
2.13 Hispanic Share of College Enrollment by Attendance Status and Type of School, 2009
2.14 College Enrollment of Hispanics by Type of School and Attendance Status, 2009
2.15 Associate’s Degrees Earned by Total People and Hispanics by Field of Study, 2008–09
2.16 Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by Total People and Hispanics by Field of Study, 2008–09
2.17 Master’s Degrees Earned by Total People and Hispanics by Field of Study, 2008–09
2.18 Doctoral Degrees Earned by Total People and Hispanics by Field of Study, 2008–09
2.19 First-Professional Degrees Earned by Total People and Hispanics by Field of Study, 2008–09

Chapter 3. Health
3.1 Health Status of Total and Hispanic Adults, 2009
3.2 Hispanic Health Status, 2000 and 2009
3.3 Smoking Status of Total People and Hispanic Adults, 2009
3.4 Drinking Status of Total and Hispanic Adults, 2009
3.5 Average Measured Weight of Hispanics by Age and Sex, 2003–06
3.6 Weight Status of Total and Hispanic Adults, 2009
3.7 Births to Total and Hispanic Women by Age, 2009
3.8 Births to Hispanics by Age and Ethnic Origin, 2008
3.9 Births to Hispanic Women by Age and Marital Status, 2008
3.10 Births to Total and Hispanic Women by Birth Order, 2009
3.11 Births to Total and Hispanic Women by State, 2009
3.12 Births to Hispanic Women by State and Ethnic Origin, 2008
3.13 Percent Distribution by State of Births to Hispanic Women by Ethnic Origin, 2008
3.14 Percent Distribution by Ethnic Origin of Births to Hispanic Women by State, 2008
3.15 Health Insurance Coverage of Total People and Hispanics by Age, 2009
3.16 Health Insurance Coverage of Hispanics by Age, 2009
3.17 Hispanics with Private Health Insurance Coverage by Age, 2009
3.18 Hispanics with Government Health Insurance Coverage by Age, 2009
3.19 Health Conditions among Total and Hispanic Adults, 2009
3.20 Health Conditions among Total and Hispanic Children, 2009
3.21 Health Care Visits by Total People and Hispanics, 2009
3.22 Difficulties in Physical Functioning among Total People and Hispanic Adults, 2009
3.23 Cumulative Number of AIDS Cases by Race and Hispanic Origin, through 2008
3.24 Leading Causes of Death among Hispanics, 2007
3.25 Life Expectancy of Total People and Hispanics at Birth and Age 65, 2009

Chapter 4. Housing
4.1 Total and Hispanic Homeownership Rate, 2000 to 2010
4.2 Total and Hispanic Homeownership Rate by Age of Householder, 2009
4.3 Total and Hispanic Homeowners by Age of Householder, 2009
4.4 Total Hispanic Renters by Age of Householder, 2009
4.5 Hispanic Homeownership Status by Age of Householder, 2009
4.6 Total and Hispanic Homeownership Rate by Region, 2009
4.7 Total and Hispanic Homeowners by Region, 2009
4.8 Total and Hispanic Renters by Region, 2009
4.9 Hispanic Homeownership Status by Region, 2009
4.10 Structure of Housing Units Occupied by Hispanics, 2009
4.11 Rooms in Housing Units Occupied by Hispanics, 2009
4.12 Amenities in Housing Units Occupied by Hispanics, 2009
4.13 Neighborhood Characteristics of Hispanic Households, 2009
4.14 Neighborhood Problems of Hispanic Households, 2009
4.15 Public Services Available to Hispanic Households, 2009
4.16 Housing Value for Total and Hispanic Homeowners, 2009
4.17 Opinion of Housing Unit and Neighborhood among Hispanics, 2009
4.18 Total and Hispanic Movers by Age, 2008–09
4.19 Geographical Mobility of Hispanics by Age, 2008–09
4.20 Reasons for Moving among Hispanic Movers, 2009

Chapter 5. Income
5.1 Median Income of Total and Hispanic Households, 1990 to 2009
5.2 Household Income by Household Type, 2009: Hispanic Households
5.3 Household Income by Age of Householder, 2009: Hispanic Households
5.4 Median Household Income by Type of Household and Age of Householder, 2009: Hispanic Households
5.5 Income of Hispanic Households by Educational Attainment of Householder, 2009
5.6 Income of Hispanic Households by Region, 2009
5.7 Median Income of Total and Hispanic Men, 1990 to 2009
5.8 Median Income of Total and Hispanic Women, 1990 to 2009
5.9 Income of Hispanic Men by Age, 2009
5.10 Income of Hispanic Women by Age, 2009
5.11 Median Income of Total and Hispanic Men Who Work Full-Time, 1990 to 2009
5.12 Median Income of Total and Hispanic Women Who Work Full-Time, 1990 to 2009
5.13 Median Income of Hispanics Who Work Full-Time by Sex, 1990 to 2009
5.14 Earnings of Hispanic Men Who Work Full-Time by Education, 2009
5.15 Earnings of Hispanic Women Who Work Full-Time by Education, 2009
5.16 Total People and Hispanics below Poverty Level, 1990 to 2009
5.17 Total People and Hispanics below Poverty Level by Age, 2009
5.18 Hispanics below Poverty Level by Age and Sex, 2009
5.19 Number and Percent of Hispanic Families below Poverty Level by Family Type, 1990 to 2009
5.20 Number and Percent of Hispanic Families with Children below Poverty Level by Family Type, 1990 to 2009

Chapter 6. Labor Force
6.1 Total and Hispanic Labor Force by Sex and Age, 2010
6.2 Labor Force Participation Rate of Total People and Hispanics by Sex and Age, 2010
6.3 Labor Force Participation Rate of Hispanics by Detailed Age and Sex, 2010
6.4 Employment Status of Hispanics by Sex and Age, 2010
6.5 Unemployment Rate of Total People and Hispanics by Sex and Age, 2010
6.6 Employment Status of Hispanics by Sex and Ethnicity, 2010
6.7 Total and Hispanic Workers by Occupation, 2010
6.8 Hispanic Workers by Occupation and Ethnicity, 2010
6.9 Occupational Distribution of Hispanics by Ethnicity, 2010
6.10 Ethnic Distribution of Hispanics by Occupation, 2010
6.11 Hispanics Workers by Detailed Occupation
6.12 Hispanic Workers by Industry, 2010
6.13 Hispanic Workers by Educational Attainment, 2010
6.14 Total and Hispanic Workers by Job Tenure, 2010
6.15 Hispanic Workers by Full-Time and Part-Time Status, Age, and Sex, 2010
6.16 Hispanic Part-Time Workers by Age, Sex, and Reason, 2010
6.17 Hispanic Households by Number of Earners, 2010
6.18 Labor Force Status of Hispanic Married Couples, 2010
6.19 Hispanic Minimum Wage Workers, 2010
6.20 Union Representation of Total and Hispanic Workers, 2010
6.21 Journey to Work by Hispanics, 2009
6.22 Hispanic Labor Force Projections, 2008 and 2018
6.23 Hispanic Labor Force Entrants and Leavers, 2008 to 2018

Chapter 7. Living Arrangements
7.1 Total and Hispanic Households by Age of Householder, 2010
7.2 Total and Hispanic Households by Household Type, 2010
7.3 Hispanic Households by Age of Householder and Household Type, 2010
7.4 Total and Hispanic Households by Size, 2010
7.5 Hispanics Who Live Alone by Sex and Age, 2010
7.6 Total and Hispanic Households with Children under Age 18 by Age of Householder, 2010
7.7 Total and Hispanic Households with Children of Any Age by Age of Householder, 2010
7.8 Total and Hispanic Households with Children by Type of Household, 2010
7.9 Hispanic Households by Age of Householder, Type of Household, and Presence of Children under Age 18, 2010
7.10 Hispanic Households by Age of Householder, Type of Household, and Presence of Children of Any Age, 2010
7.11 Living Arrangements of Total and Hispanic Children, 2010
7.12 Living Arrangements of Total and Hispanic Adults, 2010
7.13 Living Arrangements of Hispanics by Sex, 2010
7.14 Total and Hispanic Marital Status, 2010
7.15 Marital Status of Hispanic Men by Age, 2010
7.16 Marital Status of Hispanic Women by Age, 2010
7.17 Marital History of Hispanic Men by Age, 2009
7.18 Marital History of Hispanic Women by Age, 2009

Chapter 8. Population
8.1 Population by Race, 2000 and 2010
8.2 Hispanics and Non-Hispanics by Race, 2010
8.3 Hispanics by Ethnic Origin, 2009
8.4 Hispanics by Citizenship Status, 2009
8.5 Population Born in Latin America and Spain, 2009
8.6 Hispanic Share of Total Population by Age, 2009
8.7 Hispanics by Age, 2000 and 2009
8.8 Hispanics by Age and Sex, 2009
8.9 Total and Hispanic Population by Region, 2010
8.10 Hispanics by Region, 2000 and 2010
8.11 Total and Hispanic Population by State, 2010
8.12 Hispanics by State, 2000 and 2010
8.13 Hispanics by State and Ethnicity, 2007–09
8.14 Hispanics Who Speak Spanish at Home, by State, 2007–09
8.15 Total and Hispanic Population by Metropolitan Area, 2010

Chapter 9. Spending
9.1 Average Spending by Race and Hispanic Origin of Householder, 2009
9.2 Indexed Spending by Race and Hispanic Origin of Householder, 2009
9.3 Total Spending by Race and Hispanic Origin of Householder, 2009
9.4 Market Shares by Race and Hispanic Origin of Householder, 2009
9.5 Spending on Alcoholic Beverages by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.6 Spending on Apparel by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.7 Spending on Entertainment by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.8 Spending on Financial Products and Services by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.9 Spending on Gifts for People in Other Households by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.10 Spending on Groceries by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.11 Out-of-Pocket Spending on Health Care by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.12 Spending on Household Operations by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.13 Spending on Personal Care, Reading, Education, and Tobacco by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.14 Spending on Restaurant Meals by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.15 Spending on Shelter and Utilities by Hispanic Households, 2009
9.16 Spending on Transportation by Hispanic Households, 2009

Chapter 10. Time Use
10.1 Time Use of Total Hispanics, 2009
10.2 Time Use of Hispanic Men, 2009
10.3 Time Use of Hispanic Women, 2009
10.4 Indexed Time Use of Total Hispanics, 2009
10.5 Indexed Time Use of Hispanic Men, 2009
10.6 Indexed Time Use of Hispanic Women, 2009
10.7 Indexed Time Use of Hispanics by Sex, 2009
10.8 Indexed Participation in Primary Activities: Total Hispanics, 2009
10.9 Indexed Participation in Primary Activities: Hispanic Men, 2009
10.10 Indexed Participation in Primary Activities: Hispanic Women, 2009
10.11 Indexed Participation in Primary Activities: Hispanics by Sex, 2009

Chapter 11. Wealth
11.1 Net Worth, Assets, and Debt of Total and Hispanic or Nonwhite Households, 2009
11.2 Net Worth of Households by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2007 and 2009
11.3 Ownership and Value of Financial Assets by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2007 and 2009
11.4 Financial Assets of Hispanic or Nonwhite Households, 2007 and 2009
11.5 Ownership and Value of Nonfinancial Assets by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2007 and 2009
11.6 Nonfinancial Assets of Hispanic or Nonwhite Households, 2007 and 2009
11.7 Debt of Households by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2007 and 2009
11.8 Debt of Hispanic or Nonwhite Households, 2007 and 2009
11.9 Sources of Income for Hispanics Aged 65 or Older, 2009

Executive Summary
Sixteen percent of Americans are Hispanic
Most Hispanics are native-born Americans
Forty-seven percent of Hispanics live in two states
Hispanics are a power in California, the nation’s most populous state
Hispanic households have lower incomes
Hispanic men and women earn less
Fewer than two-third of Hispanics have a high school diploma
Only about two-thirds of Hispanics have coverage
Hispanic households spend about $42,000 annually
Almost half of Hispanic households have children
Hispanic women spend more time on housework and childcare

Chapter 1. Attitudes
Blacks and Hispanics are less trusting
Blacks doubt that private enterprise will solve our problems
Hispanics are least likely to say they are satisfied with their financial situation
Children will be better off
Whites are least likely to think the government should help with medical bills
Religious preference varies greatly by race and Hispanic origin
Only about one-third of Hispanics support same-sex marriage
Democrats are heavily favored by Asians, blacks, and Hispanics
Asians support abortion rights for any reason

Chapter 2. Education
Hispanic educational attainment is well below average
Among Hispanic young adults, men are less likely than women to be in school
More than 1 million Hispanics are enrolled in four-year colleges
Hispanics earn less than 4 percent of doctoral degrees

Chapter 3. Health
Hispanics are much less likely than the average American to rate their health highly
Only 14 percent of Hispanics smoke cigarettes
Few Hispanics have a healthy weight
At least half of births in New Mexico, California, and Texas are to Hispanics
Most Hispanics have health insurance, but many are covered by government programs
More than one in five Hispanics have hypertension
Hispanics live longer than the average American

Chapter 4. Housing
Hispanic homeownership has fallen over the past few years
Hispanic homeownership is highest in the South
Most Hispanic homeowners live in a single-family detached house
Public transportation is available to most Hispanic households
The median value of Hispanic homes is below average
Home size is important for Hispanic movers

List of Illustrations

Chapter 5. Income
The median income of Hispanic households is below average
Hispanic household incomes peak in middle age
Hispanic men have higher incomes than in 1990, lower than in 2000
Among full-time workers, Hispanic men are not making gains relative to the average man
Many highly educated Hispanic men earn $100,000 or more
Hispanics account for a large share of poor children

Chapter 6. Labor Force
Hispanic men are much more likely to work than Hispanic women
Hispanics are underrepresented in growing industries
Educational attainment is low among Hispanic workers
Hispanics account for a large share of households with three or more earners
Hispanic workers with union representation earn much more
The Hispanic labor force is growing much faster than average

Chapter 7. Living Arrangements
Nearly one in five Hispanic households is a female-headed family
Most Hispanic households include three or more people
Most Hispanic households have children in their home
Divorce is uncommon among Hispanics

Chapter 8. Population
Hispanics outnumber blacks
Only 11 percent of Hispanics are naturalized citizens
The Hispanic share of the population falls with age
The Hispanic population is growing fastest in the South

Chapter 9. Spending
Hispanic households spend 14 percent less than the average household
Hispanics spend much more than average on children’s clothes

Chapter 10. Time Use
Thirty-seven percent of Hispanics do housework on an average day
Hispanics spend more time than the average person shopping
Hispanics are slightly more likely than the average person to watch television

Chapter 11. Wealth
The net worth of Hispanics is well below average
Only three types of financial assets are owned by more than 10 percent of
Hispanic or nonwhite households
The median value of the nonfinancial assets owned by Hispanic households is below average
Hispanic households saw their education debt increase between 2007 and 2009
One in five Hispanics aged 65 or older has income from earnings

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