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Table 1 General population and voters sample

From: The economic side of social remittances: how money and ideas circulate between Paris, Dakar, and New York

  Census data
USAa Franceb
Sex and age  
 Total population (N) 21,804 71,119
 Male (%) 60.1 57.3
 Female (%) 39.9 42.7
Marital status  
 Population 15 years and over (N) 21,182 61,925
 Now married (inc. separated, %) 58 60
 Widowed (%) 1.3 1.9
 Divorced (%) 9.0 3.5
 Never married (%) 29.7 34.6
Educational attainment  
 Population 25 years and over (N) 18,519 60,882
 Less than high school diploma (%) 16.9 23.0
 High school graduate (includes equivalency, %) 20.5 31.8
 Some college or associate’s degree (%) 29.3 13.9
 Bachelor’s degree and above (%) 33.3 31.3
Years of arrival  
 Population born outside the United States/France (N) 21,804 71,119
 Entered 2010 or later for the US/2007 or later for France (%) 12.2 6.27
 Entered 2000 to 2009/2000 to 2007 (%) 41.8 27.7
 Entered before 2000 (%) 46.1 24.1
 Entered 1990 to 2000 (%)   23.0
 Entered before 1980 (%)   11.9
 NR (%)   6.9
Employment status  
 Population 16 years and over (N) 21,141 71,119
 Employed (%) 69.7 57.7
 Unemployed (%) 6.3 12.9
 Not in labor force/unknown (%) 23.5 29.4
  1. Sources: a Census bureau, American Community Survey (2013). b INED, Trajectoires et Origines (2008)