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Q: High School Graduation Rates ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: High School Graduation Rates
Category: Reference, Education and News > Education
Asked by: mrd7742-ga
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Posted: 29 May 2006 20:49 PDT
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Question ID: 733512
What percentage of US whites, blacks, hispanics, etc. have high school
diplomas?  How has the answer to this question changed over time?
Subject: Re: High School Graduation Rates
Answered By: secret901-ga on 29 May 2006 21:33 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello mrd7742-ga,

The Statistical Abstracts of the United States, published by the US
Census Bureau, has the information for the years between 1960 and
2004.  The data shown below are the percentage of adults 25 years and
older who are high school graduates or more.

Total:                      85.2
White:                      85.8 
Black:                      80.6
Asian:                      86.8
Hispanic:                   58.4

Total:                      84.6
White:                      85.1 
Black:                      80.0
Asian:                      87.6
Hispanic:                   57.0

Total:                      84.1
White:                      84.8 
Black:                      78.7
Asian and Pacific Islander: 87.4
Hispanic:                   57.0

Total:                      84.1
White:                      84.8
Black:                      78.8
Asian and Pacific Islander: 87.6
Hispanic:                   56.8

Total:                      84.1
White:                      84.9
Black:                      78.5
Asian and Pacific Islander: 85.7
Hispanic:                   57.0

Total:                      81.7
White:                      83.0
Black:                      73.8
Asian and Pacific Islander: NA
Hispanic:                   53.4

Total:                      77.6
White:                      79.1
Black:                      66.2
Asian and Pacific Islander: 80.4
Hispanic:                   50.8

Total:                      66.5
White:                      68.8
Black:                      51.2
Asian and Pacific Islander: NA
Hispanic:                   44.0

Total:                      52.3
White:                      54.5
Black:                      31.4
Asian and Pacific Islander: NA
Hispanic:                   32.1

Total:                      41.1
White:                      43.2
Black:                      20.1
Asian and Pacific Islander: NA
Hispanic:                   NA

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Educational Attainment by Race and Hispanic Origins: p. 147

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