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Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2016

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Hispanics,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Native Americans,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/opub/reports/race-and-ethnicity/2016/home.htm

Describes labor force characteristics and earnings patterns among the largest race and ethnicity  groups in the U.S., including labor force participation, occupations, educational attainment, earnings, and unemployment.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Race and Hispanic Origin of Victims and Offenders, 2012-15

Categories: African Americans,Crime/Justice,Hispanics,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/rhovo1215.pdf

Presents estimates of violent victimization by the race and Hispanic origin of victims and offenders during a recent four year period.  Also covers incident characteristics such as crime type, victim-offender relationship, and reporting to police.  From the  Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Hispanics in the United States

Categories: Hispanics,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2017/hispanics-in-the-united-states-celebrating-national-hispanic-heritage-month/pdf/hispanics-in-the-united-states-celebrating-national-hispanic-heritage-month.pdf

Provides demographic, economic, and social characteristics about people of Hispanic background in the U.S.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

 

Recent Trends in Wealth-Holding by Race and Ethnicity: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances

Categories: African Americans,Headlines,Hispanics,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Statistics

https://www.federalreserve.gov/econres/notes/feds-notes/recent-trends-in-wealth-holding-by-race-and-ethnicity-evidence-from-the-survey-of-consumer-finances-20170927.htm

Wealth rose for families in all race and ethnicity groups between 2013 and 2016, but wealth disparities among families of different racial and ethnic groups changed little.  Analyzes trends in total net worth among families of different groups and then types of assets that comprise net worth.  From the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve

 

 

The Hispanic Population in the United States: 2014

Categories: Hispanics,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/hispanic-origin/2014-cps.html

Offers links to 28 data tables on characteristics of the Hispanic population including demographic characteristics, marital status, educational attainment, year of entry and citizenship, employment status, health insurance status, and generational distribution.  From the Census Bureau

 

Hispanic Household Spending in 2015

Categories: Hispanics,Income/Poverty,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-6/pdf/hispanic-household-spending-in-2015.pdf

Finds that households with a reference person of Hispanic or Latino origin comprised 13% of the nationally representative Consumer Expenditure Survey, up from 10% in 2005.  Average expenditures by Hispanic households were $47,600 in 2015.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2017

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017051.pdf

Profiles current conditions and recent trends in the education of students by racial and ethnic groups.  Covers such topics for each group as demographic characteristics, student achievement, student behaviors and persistence in education, postsecondary participation, and educational outcomes.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

New Detailed Statistics on Race, Hispanic Origin, Ancestry and Tribal Groups

Categories: African Americans,Hispanics,Native Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2017/acs-selected-population-tables-aian.html

Agency press release on the availability of statistics on social, economic, housing, and demographic characteristics for hundreds of race, tribal, Hispanic origin, and ancestry populations via the American Community Survey.  This is the second five-year aggregation of such data and covers the 2011-2015 time period.  Provides links to the detailed data.  From the Census Bureau

 

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