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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2007-039
September 2007

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Table 26.2.

Number and percentage of persons age 25 to 29 with bachelor's degree or higher, by race/ethnicity with Hispanic and Asian subgroups: 2005


Race/ethnicity and subgroup Number Percentage
Total1 5,391,000 28.0
White 3,834,000 33.3
Black 407,000 17.2
Hispanic 440,000 11.3
Mexican 217,000 8.3
Puerto Rican 50,000 16.4
Dominican 17,000 18.0
Central American 32,000 8.6
South American 61,000 30.7
Other Hispanic or Latino 63,000 20.1
Asian 606,000 61.5
Asian Indian 211,000 80.0
Chinese 146,000 71.4
Filipino 65,000 42.0
Japanese 29,000 57.0
Korean 68,000 67.2
Vietnamese 34,000 37.7
Other Asian 54,000 44.1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 3,000! 12.8!
American Indian/Alaska Native 17,000 12.0
! Interpret data with caution.
1 Total includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: This table uses a different data source and age span from table 26.1, and therefore estimates are not directly comparable. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic origin. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2005.
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