Table 2. Percent of US-Born and Foreign-Born Males 18 to 39 Incarcerated in the United States, 2000, by Completion of a High School Education, in Rank Order by Ethnicity
Males, ages 18 to 39: Percent Incarcerated, by education by nativity:
Ethnicity Total Percent If foreign born: If US born:
in US incarcerated High school graduate? High school graduate?
  N %   No Yes   No Yes
Total : 45,200,417 3.04 1.31 0.57 9.76 2.23
Latin American Ethnicities
Salvadoran, Guatemalan 433,828 0.68 0.58 0.43 4.70 2.16
Colombian, Ecuadorian, Peruvian 283,599 1.07 1.54 0.54 7.01 1.58
Mexican 5,017,431 2.71 0.70 0.70 10.12 3.95
Dominican 182,303 2.76 3.99 1.24 8.67 1.82
Cuban 213,302 3.01 3.18 1.78 11.32 2.90
Puerto Rican* 642,106 5.06 9.01 1.96 11.54 2.66
Asian Ethnicities
Indian 393,621 0.22 0.29 0.09 6.69 0.48
Chinese, Taiwanese 439,086 0.28 0.91 0.07 4.71 0.36
Korean 184,238 0.38 0.58 0.24 2.05 0.82
Filipino 297,011 0.64 1.73 0.23 4.73 0.81
Vietnamese 229,735 0.89 0.85 0.32 16.18 2.85
Laotian, Cambodian 89,864 1.65 1.72 0.52 9.11 5.80
Other
White, non-Hispanic 29,014,261 1.66 1.63 0.43 4.76 1.23
Black, non-Hispanic 5,453,546 10.87 7.08 1.32 22.25 7.64
Note: a Island-born Puerto Ricans are US citizens by birth and not immigrants, but are classified as "foreign born" for purposes of this table; mainland-born Puerto Ricans are classified under "US born."
Source: 2000 U.S. Census, 5% PUMS. Data are estimates for adult males, ages 18 to 39, institutionalized at the time of the census.


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