ERIC Number: ED145993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Feb-24
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The Status of Minorities in the Southwest. A Demographic Profile.
Chiavacci, Walter P.; Davey, William G.
General demographic data concerning Black Americans, Mexican Americans, and Native Americans in the Southwest are reported. Data were collected in those states designated by the U.S. Civil Rights Commission as being "Southwest": Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. The tabular information is organized according to: general information--population by sex, state, race, and residence; social characteristics--head of household, marital status, size of family, and housing characteristics; economic characteristics--percent of persons in the labor force, income of families, income less than poverty level, class of workers 16 years and older, major occupation groups, and total pay schedule of Federal agencies; and educational characteristics--school enrollment, years of school completed, and percentage of high school graduates per state and race. (NQ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Blacks, Census Figures, Demography, Enrollment, Family Income, Family (Sociological Unit), Heads of Households, Labor Force, Marital Status, Mexican Americans, Occupations, Place of Residence, Racial Composition, Residential Patterns, Rural Farm Residents, Rural Nonfarm Residents, Socioeconomic Background, Statistical Data, Urban Population
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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