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Table E-2-1.  Percentage distribution of children ages 6–18, by parents' highest level of educational attainment and child's sex and race/ethnicity: 2010

Sex and race/ethnicity Less than high school completion   High school completion1   Some college   Associate's degree   Bachelor's or higher degree
        Total   Bachelor's degree   Master's degree   Doctor's or first-professional degree  
Total2 11.1   20.5   23.1   10.3   34.9   20.4   9.9   4.6  
Sex                                
Male 11.1   20.5   23.1   10.3   35.0   20.6   9.8   4.6  
Female 11.2   20.6   23.0   10.4   34.8   20.2   10.0   4.6  
                                 
Race/ethnicity                                
White 3.8   17.7   22.4   11.7   44.3   25.6   12.9   5.9  
Black 11.2   26.9   31.2   10.4   20.3   12.8   5.8   1.7  
Hispanic 30.6   25.4   21.0   7.2   15.8   10.5   3.7   1.7  
Asian 9.8   13.1   11.4   7.1   58.6   29.8   17.1   11.7  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 5.0   30.3   32.6   14.1   18.1   14.2   2.2 ! 1.7 !
American Indian/Alaska Native3 10.7   26.1   33.5   10.9   18.8   13.6   3.9   1.3  
American Indian 11.0   25.4   33.9   11.4   18.3   13.5   3.8   1.0  
Alaska Native 6.7 ! 37.2   33.4   6.3 ! 16.4   12.2   2.8 !  
Two or more races 5.4   17.1   27.0   12.1   38.3   21.5   11.0   5.8  
                                 
Race/ethnicity by sex                                
Male                                
White 3.7   17.7   22.6   11.6   44.4   25.9   12.6   5.9  
Black 11.0   26.9   31.0   10.7   20.3   12.8   5.8   1.8  
Hispanic 30.7   25.4   20.9   7.1   15.9   10.4   3.8   1.7  
Asian 10.3   12.7   11.4   7.1   58.5   30.4   16.9   11.3  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 5.3   33.2   30.3   14.7   16.5   13.1   2.0 ! 1.4 !
American Indian/Alaska Native3 10.7   26.5   34.3   10.2   18.3   12.9   3.9   1.5  
American Indian 11.1   25.6   34.5   10.6   18.2   13.0   4.0   1.2  
Alaska Native 9.1 ! 38.2   35.6   5.7 ! 11.4   6.9 ! 3.5 !  
Two or more races 5.4   16.8   27.2   11.5   39.0   21.6   11.6   5.9  
                                 
Female                                
White 3.9   17.8   22.3   11.8   44.3   25.3   13.1   5.9  
Black 11.5   26.9   31.3   10.0   20.3   12.9   5.8   1.7  
Hispanic 30.5   25.3   21.1   7.3   15.8   10.5   3.6   1.7  
Asian 9.4   13.5   11.3   7.2   58.7   29.2   17.3   12.1  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 4.6 ! 26.4   35.6   13.2   20.3   15.6   2.6 !  
American Indian/Alaska Native3 10.7   25.7   32.6   11.6   19.4   14.4   4.0   1.0  
American Indian 10.9   25.2   33.4   12.2   18.4   14.0   3.5   0.8 !
Alaska Native 4.1 ! 36.2   31.1     21.6   17.8      
Two or more races 5.5   17.4   26.8   12.8   37.6   21.5   10.4   5.7  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Includes high school diploma or equivalent.
2 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the table.
3 Includes American Indian alone, Alaska Native alone, and persons from American Indian and/or Alaska Native tribes specified or not specified.
NOTE: Parent education reflects the highest level of education attained by any parent residing with the child. Parents include adoptive and step-parents but exclude nonresidential parents. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2010.
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