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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The Foreign-Born Population in the United States: March 2002
This report describes the foreign-born population in the United States in 2002.
The Asian and Pacific Islander Population in the US: March 2002
This report presents data on the Asian and Pacific Islander population in the US, based on the Annual Demographic Supplement to the March 2002 CPS.
Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2000
This report examines the levels of voting and registration in the November 2000 Presidential election.