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Table 2 Percentage distributions in education, occupational attainment, and personal income of post-1991 Eastern European immigrants and various foreign-born groups, 2006–2009 ACS

From: Segmented socioeconomic adaptation of New Eastern European professionals in the United States

  All foreign-born Eastern European Asian Black Hispanic
Education
 Less than high school 30.6 6.0 12.4 17.5 50.7
 High school 22.9 26.0 15.1 28.5 26.4
 Associate’s degree 16.1 23.0 15.3 28.8 12.4
 Bachelor’s degree 17.6 24.0 32.1 16.6 7.3
 Advanced degree 12.6 22.0 25.3 8.6 3.2
 N 570,755 34,823 159,526 43,255 253,265
 N weighted 14,507,837 807,087 3,676,229 1,202,630 7,060,622
Occupation
 White-collar 42.6 53.0 68.3 46.3 22.9
 Professional/Managerial 27.9 37.0 50.7 26.4 11.4
 N 450,486 29,032 117,591 35,932 207,098
 N weighted 11,637,371 679,363 2,720,638 1,009,229 5,875,577
Personal income
 Mean 35,735 35,900 46,413 32,936 24,740
 $0 or less 4.6 5.0 5.2 3.9 4.5
 $1- $9999 15.2 17.0 13.5 14.7 16.9
 $10,000- $19,000 21.9 16.0 14.2 18.4 29.8
 $20,000- $49,999 37.1 39.0 33.3 43.1 39
 $50,000- $79,999 11.7 14.0 16.9 13.5 6.8
 $80,000- $99,999 3.5 4.0 6.5 3.2 1.3
 $100,000 or higher 5.9 5.0 10.4 3.2 1.7
 N 868,431 28,741 230,647 67,237 390,352
 N weighted 20,954,003 671,867 5,100,968 1,783,045 10,243,912