Notes for Soc 1 - Notes for Soc 134 POVERTY 12.6 of the US...

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Unformatted text preview: Notes for Soc 134 January 24, 2008 POVERTY 12.6% of the US is poor (2005) White 8.3 Asian 11.1% Hispanics 21.8% Black 24.9% American Indian 25.7% US Poverty Thresholds 2006 $27,544 Six people $24,375 Five people $20,615 Four people $16,079 Three people $13,166 Two people $10,295 One person Threshold Size of Family Unit • Demography- is the study of the human population • Size • Growth • Density/distribution • Vital statistics (births, deaths, marriages) According to the 2000 US Census • 75.1% of the population is white • 12.5% of the population is Latino • 3.6% of the population is Asian • 0.9% of the population is Native American • South have the most African American b/c of slavery. • Southwest have the most Latino b/c it close to Mexico and it use to be Mexico. • California the most Asians b/c of the role they played in the railroads and the Gold rush. • Northwest is where most of the American Indian live b/c of the Mountains states Growth 0% 10% 20% 30% 40%...
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Notes for Soc 1 - Notes for Soc 134 POVERTY 12.6 of the US...

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