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• Percentage of all American families who own the home where they live: 68.3% • Percentage of all African-American families who own the home where they live: 46.7%
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial
• Percentage of all white homeowners in the United States in 2007 who spent at least 38 percent of their income on their mortgage payment, property taxes, and homeowner’s insurance: 16% • Percentage of all black homeowners in the United States in 2007 who spent at least 38 percent of their income on their mortgage payment, property taxes, and homeowner’s insurance: 25%
Associated Press
Category: Financial
• Percentage of all white American households in 2004 who owned stocks or had shares in stock mutual funds: 57% • Percentage of all African-American households in 2004 who owned stocks or had shares in stock mutual funds: 23%
Federal Reserve Board
Category: Financial
• Percentage of all installment debt held by nonwhite families that had debt in 2004 that was related to student loans: 26.6% • Percentage of all installment debt held by nonwhite families that had debt in 2007 that was related to student loans: 36.2%
Federal Reserve Board, Survey of Consumer Finances
Category: Financial
• Median earnings in 2006 of a white American aged 25 to 34 who held a bachelor’s degree but no higher degree: $45,000 • Median earnings in 2006 of an African American aged 25 to 34 who held a bachelor’s degree but no higher degree: $37,000
U.S. Department of Education
Category: Financial
• Median earnings in 2006 of a white American aged 25 to 34 who held a master’s degree: $50,000 • Median earnings in 2006 of an African American aged 25 to 34 who held a master’s degree: $50,000
U.S. Department of Education
Category: Financial
• Median income of college-educated white women who worked full-time in 2005: $43,110 • Median income of college-educated African-American women who worked full-time in 2005: $45,273
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial
• The median income in 2005 of black men who are high school graduates but have never been to college: $21,241 • The median income in 2005 of black men who have graduated from college: $43,496
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial
• The median income in 2005 of black women who are high school graduates but have never been to college: $15,768 • The median income in 2005 of black women who have graduated from college: $40,784
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial
• Median income of college-educated white women who worked full-time in 2005: $43,110 • Median income of college-educated African-American women who worked full-time in 2005: $45,273
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial
• The median income in 2005 of black men who are high school graduates but have never been to college: $21,241 • The median income in 2005 of black men who have graduated from college: $43,496
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial
• The median income in 2005 of black women who are high school graduates but have never been to college: $15,768 • The median income in 2005 of black women who have graduated from college: $40,784
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial
• Percentage of all whites in 2004 who put aside some of their earnings for savings: 60% • Percentage of all nonwhites in 2004 who put aside some of their earnings for savings: 45%
Federal Reserve Board
Category: Financial
• Percentage of all white K-12 public school students in the United States in 2004 who attended schools where more than one half of the entire student body participated in the federal free-lunch program for low-income families: 18.5% • Percentage of all black K-12 public school students in the United States in 2004 who attended schools where more than one half of the entire student body participated in the federal free-lunch program for low-income families: 62.0%
U.S. Department of Education
Category: Financial
• Percentage of all white adults in 2004 who rented the home where they lived: 26.1% • Percentage of all black adults in 2004 who rented the home where they lived: 53.6%
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial
• Median value of homes owned by non-Hispanic white American adults in 2004: $153,693 • Median value of homes owned by non-Hispanic black American adults in 2004: $105,532
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial
• Revenues of all 1.2 million black-owned businesses in the United States in 2002: $89 billion • Revenues of ExxonMobil in 2002: $201 billion
U.S. Bureau of the Census and ExxonMobil
Category: Financial
• Mean earnings in 2003 of a white male who held a professional degree: $140,419 • Mean earnings in 2003 of an African-American male who held a professional degree: $103,155
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Financial