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Figure 1.1. Estimates of the U.S. resident population, by age group: Selected years, 1990 through 2016
Figure 1.2. Estimates of the U.S. resident population, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1990 through 2016
Figure 1.3. Percentage distribution of the U.S. resident population 5 to 17 years old, by race/ethnicity: 2000 and 2016
Figure 1.4. Percentage distribution of the U.S. resident population 18 to 24 years old, by race/ethnicity: 2000 and 2016
Figure 2.1. Percentage of the population born within the United States, by race/ethnicity: 2004 and 2014
Figure 2.2. Percentage of the population under 18 years old born within the United States, by race/ethnicity: 2004 and 2014
Figure 2.3. Percentage of the Hispanic population under 18 years old born within the United States, by subgroup: 2014
Figure 2.4. Percentage of the Asian population under 18 years old born within the United States, by subgroup: 2014
Figure 3.1. Percentage distribution of children under age 18, by race/ethnicity and living arrangement: 2014
Figure 3.2. Percentage distribution of Hispanic children under age 18, by subgroup and living arrangement: 2014
Figure 3.3. Percentage distribution of Asian children under age 18, by subgroup and living arrangement: 2014
Figure 4.1. Percentage of children under age 18 in families living in poverty based on the official poverty measure, by race/ethnicity: 2000 through 2014
Figure 4.2. Percentage of children under age 18 in families living in poverty based on the Supplemental Poverty Measure, by race/ethnicity: 2009 and 2014
Figure 4.3. Percentage of children under age 18 in families living in poverty, by race/ethnicity and type of poverty measure: 2014
Figure 4.4. Percentage of children under age 18 in mother-only households living in poverty, by race/ethnicity and type of poverty measure: 2014
Figure 4.1a. Percentage of children under age 18 living in poverty, by race/ethnicity: 2014
Figure 4.2a. Percentage of children under age 18 living in poverty, by selected Hispanic subgroups: 2014
Figure 4.3a. Percentage of children under age 18 living in poverty, by selected Asian subgroups: 2014
Figure 5.1. Percentage distribution of children under 6 years old and not enrolled in kindergarten, by race/ethnicity of child and type of primary care arrangement: 2012
Figure 5.2. Percentage distribution of children under 6 years old and not enrolled in kindergarten, by poverty status of household, race/ethnicity of child, and type of primary care arrangement: 2012
Figure 5.3. Percentage distribution of children under 6 years old and not enrolled in kindergarten, by mother's highest level of education and type of primary care arrangement: 2012
Figure 6.1. Percentage distribution of public school students enrolled in prekindergarten through 12th grade, by race/ethnicity: Fall 2003, fall 2013, and fall 2025
Figure 6.2. Percentage distribution of public school students enrolled in prekindergarten through 12th grade, by region and race/ethnicity: Selected years, fall 2003 through fall 2013
Figure 6.3. Percentage distribution of public school students enrolled in prekindergarten through 12th grade, by student race/ethnicity and traditional public or public charter school status: School year 2013–14
Figure 6.4. Percentage distribution of private elementary and secondary students, by race/ethnicity and school type: Fall 2013
Figure 7.1. Number of English language learner (ELL) students, by race/ethnicity: 2014
Figure 7.2. Number of English language learner (ELL) program participants as a percentage of total public school enrollment, by race/ethnicity: 2009, 2012, and 2014
Figure 8.1. Percentage of children 3 to 21 years old served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, by race/ethnicity: School year 2013–14
Figure 8.2. Percentage distribution of children 3 to 21 years old served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, by type of disability and race/ethnicity: School year 2013–14
Figure 8.3. Percentage of students ages 14–21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, who exited school, by exit reason and race/ethnicity: School year 2012–13
Figure 9.1. Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scale scores of 4th- and 8th-grade students, by race/ethnicity: 1992, 2013, and 2015
Figure 9.2. Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scale scores of 12th-grade students, by race/ethnicity: 1992, 2013, and 2015
Figure 10.1. Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale scores of 4th- and 8th grade students, by race/ethnicity: 1990, 2013, and 2015
Figure 10.2. Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale scores of 12th-grade students, by race/ethnicity: 2005, 2013, and 2015
Figure 11.1. Percentage distribution of 8th-grade students who were absent from school in the last month, by race/ethnicity and number of days absent: 2015
Figure 11.2. Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale score of 8th-graders, by race/ethnicity and number of days absent from school in the last month: 2015
Figure 11.3. Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scale score of 8th-graders, by race/ethnicity and number of days absent from school in the last month: 2015
Figure 12.1. Average high school credits earned by fall 2009 ninth-graders in STEM academic subject areas, by race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 12.2. Average high school credits earned by fall 2009 ninth-graders in non-STEM academic subject areas, by race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 12.3. Average high school credits earned by fall 2009 ninth-graders in career and technical education (CTE), by race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 12.4. Percentage distribution of fall 2009 ninth-graders by highest mathematics course in which high school credit was earned, by race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 12.5. Percentage distribution of fall 2009 ninth-graders by highest science course in which high school credit was earned, by race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 13.1. Percentage of fall 2009 ninth-graders earning any credit in Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, by academic subject area and race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 13.2. Average high school credits earned by fall 2009 ninth-graders in Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses for students who earned any AP/IB credits, by academic subject area and race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 14.1. Percentage of elementary and secondary school students retained in grade, by race/ethnicity: October 1994 through October 2015
Figure 14.2. Percentage of elementary and secondary school students retained in grade, by race/ethnicity and grade level: October 2015
Figure 14.3. Percentage of public school students who received out-of-school suspensions, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2011–12
Figure 15.1. Percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported carrying a weapon on school property at least 1 day during the previous 30 days or being threatened or injured with a weapon on school property during the previous 12 months, by race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 15.2. Percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported having been in a physical fight on school property at least one time during the previous 12 months, by race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 15.3. Percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property during the previous 12 months, by race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 15.4. Percentage of students ages 12–18 who reported gang presence at school, fear of attack or harm at school, or avoidance of one or more places in school because of fear of attack or harm during the school year, by race/ethnicity: 2013
Figure 15.5. Percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported selected safety-related incidents at school, by sex: 2013
Figure 16.1. Status dropout rates of 16- to 24-year-olds, by race/ethnicity: 1992 through 2015
Figure 16.2. Status dropout rates of 16- to 24-year-olds, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2014
Figure 16.3. Status dropout rates of noninstitutionalized 16- to 24-year-olds, by race/ethnicity and nativity: 2014
Figure 16.1a. Status dropout rates of 16- to 24-year-olds, by selected Hispanic subgroups: 2014
Figure 16.2a. Status dropout rates of 16- to 24-year-olds, by selected Asian subgroups: 2014
Figure 17.1. Status completion rates of 18- to 24-year-olds, by race/ethnicity: 2015
Figure 17.2. Status completion rates of 18- to 24-year-olds, by race/ethnicity: 1990 through 2015
Figure 17.3. Status completion rates of noninstitutionalized 18- to 24-year-olds, by nativity status and ethnicity: 2015
Figure 18.1. Total college enrollment rates of 18- to 24-year-olds in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: 1990–2015
Figure 18.2. Total college enrollment rates of 18- to 24-year-olds in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: 2015
Figure 18.3. Total college enrollment rates of 18- to 24-year-olds in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2005 and 2015
Figure 18.4. Percentage of high school completers who were enrolled in 2- or 4-year colleges and universities by the fall immediately following high school completion, by race/ethnicity: 1990–2015
Figure 18.1a. Total college enrollment rates of 18- to 24-year-olds in 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, by selected Hispanic subgroups: 2014
Figure 18.2a. Total college enrollment rates of 18- to 24-year-olds in 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, by selected Asian subgroups: 2014
Figure 19.1. Undergraduate student enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 2000 through 2014
Figure 19.2. Percentage distribution of total undergraduate student enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 2000 through 2014
Figure 19.3. Percentage of male and female undergraduate student fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: 2014
Figure 19.4. Percentage distribution of undergraduate student enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity of student and control of institution: 2014
Figure 19.5. Postbaccalaureate student enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: 2000 through 2014
Figure 19.6. Percentage distribution of total postbaccalaureate student enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 2000 through 2014
Figure 19.7. Percentage distribution of male and female postbaccalaureate student enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: 2014
Figure 19.8. Percentage distribution of postbaccalaureate student enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity of student and control of institution: 2014
Figure 20.1. Percentage of full-time, full-year undergraduates who received financial aid, by source of aid and race/ethnicity: 2011–12
Figure 20.2. Average annual amount of financial aid received by full-time, full-year undergraduates, by source of aid and race/ethnicity: 2011–12
Figure 20.3. Percentage of part-time or part-year undergraduates who received financial aid, by source of aid and race/ethnicity: 2011–12
Figure 20.4. Average annual amount of financial aid received by part-time or part-year undergraduates, by source of aid and race/ethnicity: 2011–12
Figure 21.1. Graduation rates from first institution attended for first-time, full-time bachelor's degree-seeking students at 4-year postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity and time to completion: Starting cohort year 2008
Figure 21.2. Percentage of first-time, full-time students seeking a bachelor's degree at 4-year degree-granting institutions who completed a bachelor's degree from the first institution attended within 6 years, by race/ethnicity and sex: Starting cohort year 2008
Figure 21.3. Percentage of first-time, full-time students seeking a bachelor's degree at 4-year degree-granting institutions who completed a bachelor's degree from the first institution attended within 6 years, by race/ethnicity and control of institution: Starting cohort year 2008
Figure 21.4. Percentage of first-time, full-time students seeking a certificate or degree at 2-year degree-granting institutions who completed an associate's degree or certificate from the first institution attended within 3 years, by race/ethnicity and control of institution: Starting cohort year 2011
Figure 22.1. Percentage distribution of certificates and associate's degrees awarded by postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity: Academic years 2003–04 and 2013–14
Figure 22.2. Percentage distribution of bachelor's degrees awarded to U.S. citizens by degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity: Academic years 2003–04 and 2013–14
Figure 22.3. Percentage distribution of master's and doctor's degrees awarded by degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity: Academic years 2003–04 and 2013–14
Figure 22.4. Percentage distribution of associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees awarded by degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity and sex: Academic year 2013–14
Figure 22.5. Percentage distribution of master's and doctor's degrees awarded by degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity and sex: Academic year 2013–14
Figure 23.1. Percentage of associate's degrees awarded by postsecondary institutions in selected fields of study, by race/ethnicity: Academic year 2013–14
Figure 23.2. Percentage of bachelor's degrees awarded by postsecondary institutions in selected fields of study, by race/ethnicity: Academic year 2013–14
Figure 23.3. Percentage of master's degrees awarded by postsecondary institutions in selected fields of study, by race/ethnicity: Academic year 2013–14
Figure 23.4. Percentage of doctor's degrees awarded by postsecondary institutions in selected fields of study, by race/ethnicity: Academic year 2013–14
Figure 24.1. STEM bachelor's degrees as a percentage of total bachelor's degrees conferred by postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity: Academic year 2013–14
Figure 24.2. Percentage of total and STEM bachelor's degrees conferred by postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity and gender: Academic year 2013–14
Figure 25.1. Percentage of persons age 25 and older, by educational attainment: 2009 and 2014
Figure 25.2. Percentage distribution of educational attainment of adults age 25 and older, by race/ethnicity: 2014
Figure 25.1a. Percentage of adults age 25 and older with a bachelor's or higher degree, by selected Hispanic subgroups: 2014
Figure 25.2a. Percentage of adults age 25 and older with a bachelor's or higher degree, by selected Asian subgroups: 2014
Figure 26.1. Unemployment rates of persons 16 to 64 years old, by selected age group and race/ethnicity: 2014
Figure 26.2. Unemployment rates of persons 25 to 64 years old, by race/ethnicity and educational attainment: 2014
Figure 27.1. Percentage of persons 18 to 24 years old who were neither enrolled in school nor working, by age group and race/ethnicity: 2015
Figure 27.2. Percentage of persons 18 to 24 years old who were neither enrolled in school nor working, by family poverty status and race/ethnicity: 2015
Figure 28.1. Median annual earnings of full-time year-round workers 25 to 34 years old, by race/ethnicity: 2014
Figure 28.2. Median annual earnings of full-time year-round workers 25 to 34 years old, by educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2014
Figure 28.3. Full-time year-round workers as a percentage of the 25- to 34-year-old labor force, by educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2014

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