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Table E-33-1.  Number and percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds in the household and group quarters population, by school enrollment status, sex, race/ethnicity, and nativity: 2010

Sex, race/ethnicity, and nativity Total Percentage enrolled in high school   Percentage enrolled in college or graduate school   Not currently enrolled in school
Number Percentage distribution     Percentage with less than high school completion   Percentage with high school completion only1 Percentage with some college   Percentage with an associate's degree or higher
        Total   Percentage with an associate's degree   Percentage with a bachelor's degree or higher  
Total2 30,871,200 100.0 8.9   42.9   9.8   21.0 10.3   7.1   1.8   5.2  
Sex                                  
Male 15,797,100 51.2 9.6   38.6   11.8   23.8 10.3   6.0   1.7   4.3  
Female 15,074,100 48.8 8.1   47.5   7.7   18.1 10.4   8.3   2.0   6.3  
                                   
Race/ethnicity                                  
White 17,596,900 57.0 7.8   46.9   6.0   19.6 10.6   9.1   2.3   6.8  
Black 4,451,300 14.4 11.7   36.6   12.3   24.4 11.4   3.6   1.2   2.4  
Hispanic 6,212,100 20.1 10.0   31.1   20.2   25.3 9.8   3.7   1.4   2.3  
Asian 1,497,300 4.9 6.9   66.0   3.1   8.1 6.0   9.9   1.2   8.7  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific
Islander
63,600 0.2 7.1   39.1   5.8   32.2 11.4   4.5   2.5 ! 2.1 !
American Indian/Alaska Native3 251,400 0.8 10.2   28.7   17.2   29.7 11.8   2.5   1.2   1.3  
American Indian 200,900 0.7 10.4   28.3   17.6   29.3 11.9   2.5   1.3   1.3  
Alaska Native 17,300 0.1 10.1   18.6   16.5   47.2 7.6 ! #   #   #  
Two or more races 731,400 2.4 10.6   44.7   7.4   20.6 11.0   5.7   1.2   4.5  
                                   
Race/ethnicity by sex                                  
Male                                  
White 8,955,800 56.7 8.6   43.0   7.0   22.9 10.9   7.7   2.2   5.5  
Black 2,215,200 14.0 13.2   30.6   15.3   27.4 10.4   3.1   1.0   2.1  
Hispanic 3,302,200 20.9 10.3   26.4   24.4   26.9 9.2   2.8   1.1   1.7  
Asian 761,200 4.8 7.4   65.3   3.7   8.8 6.0   8.7   1.2   7.5  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific
Islander
32,600 0.2 9.6   34.9   5.8   34.1 11.1   4.6 ! 3.2 !  
American Indian/Alaska Native3 127,700 0.8 10.7   24.5   19.6   32.2 10.6   2.4   1.2 ! 1.2 !
American Indian 99,000 0.6 10.6   23.5   20.7   32.3 10.5   2.4   1.3 ! 1.1 !
Alaska Native 9,500 0.1 11.4   16.6   19.3   47.8 4.9 ! #   #   #  
Two or more races 369,500 2.3 12.0   40.1   8.8   22.6 11.5   5.0   0.9   4.1  
                                   
Female                                  
White 8,641,100 57.3 7.1   51.0   5.0   16.2 10.2   10.5   2.4   8.1  
Black 2,236,100 14.8 10.1   42.7   9.3   21.4 12.5   4.1   1.3   2.8  
Hispanic 2,910,000 19.3 9.7   36.3   15.5   23.4 10.4   4.7   1.7   3.0  
Asian 736,000 4.9 6.4   66.7   2.6   7.3 5.9   11.2   1.3   9.8  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific
Islander
30,900 0.2 4.5 ! 43.5   5.7 ! 30.3 11.6   4.5   1.7 ! 2.8 !
American Indian/Alaska Native3 123,800 0.8 9.7   32.9   14.7   27.1 12.9   2.7   1.2   1.5 !
American Indian 101,900 0.7 10.2   32.9   14.6   26.4 13.2   2.6   1.3   1.4 !
Alaska Native 7,800 0.1 8.5 ! 21.0   13.0   46.4 11.0 ! #   #   #  
Two or more races 361,900 2.4 9.2   49.3   5.9   18.6 10.5   6.4   1.6   4.9  
                                   
Nativity                                  
Hispanic or Latino                                  
Born within the United States4 4,271,500 68.8 11.2   37.5   12.9   23.7 10.8   4.0   1.5   2.5  
Born outside of the United States 1,940,600 31.2 7.4   17.0   36.4   28.7 7.6   2.9   1.0   1.9  
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Includes equivalent credential, including a General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
2 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the table.
Includes persons reporting American Indian only, Alaska Native only, and persons from American Indian and/or Alaska Native tribes specified or not specified.
4 Includes the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Marianas. Also includes those born abroad of American parents.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2010.
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