This report presents data on the demographic, social, and economic characteristics of the Black population in the United States, based on the Annual Demographic Supplement to the March 2002 Current Population Survey (CPS). The topics covered are geographic distribution; age, sex, and marital status distribution; family type and family size; educational attainment; labor force participation and unemployment; occupation; family income; and poverty status. Data for these characteristics are compared with those of the non-Hispanic White population.
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