average, compared to the U.S. average of 100 (City-Data.com, n.d.). The zip code 77378 occupies 42.1 percent (2,381) of Caucasian residents. 38.0 percent Hispanic (2,152), 17.8 4465-5_19
percent (1,007) Black, 0.4 percent Asian (21), and 0.2 percent (13) American Indian (City- Data.com, n.d.). Most of the citizens of Willis successfully graduated high school, 73.1 percent. While other citizens have successfully gone on to obtain and Bachelor’s or higher, 6.7 percent (City-Data.com, n.d.). The United Sates Census Bureau reports the population of Texas to consist of 28,701,845 individuals with a median age of 33.6 years old. 50.3 percent of the population are female and 49.7 percent are male. The beautiful state of Texas is consumed by 78.8 percent Caucasian households, 12.8 percent of Black or African American households, and 39.6 percent Hispanic households. Overall family household are composed of couples with children under eighteen and hold a status of 52 percent. Surprisingly, only 8 percent of Texas residents are placed the single mother category. I really thought the single mother statistic would have been higher. All of the children listed in the statistics are under the age of eighteen. (USCB, n.d.). Furthermore, the United States population is currently at a stunning level of 327,167,434 and counting. The median age is reported to be over 40-years-old. Breaking the population down into ethnic categories, lists Caucasian citizens at 199,654,995, The Black or African- Americans ethnicity is 40,228,614, and the Hispanics are 40,228,614. When broken down by gender, 42 percent are males and 55 percent are females. With a much lower number than expected, those at the age or sixty-five or above only make up 15 percent of the population. Family households that are comprised of husband, wife, and children under the age of 18 are listed at 30 percent. Another shocking statistic is the rank of single mothers in the United States at 8 percent. (USCB, n.d.). 2. Racial/Ethnic Characteristics: Remember compare objective data for your community with local (city), state, and national data . Remember to cite sources as appropriate. The zip code 77378 is comprised of 42.1 percent (2,381) Caucasian residents, 38 (2,152) percent are Hispanic, and 17.8 percent (1,007) are Black or African-American. The Asian Ethnic group comes in at a much lower percentage of 0.4 percent (City-Data.com, n.d.). The United States Bureau reports that overall Texas is comprised of 78.8 percent Caucasians, 12.8 percent Black or African-Americans, and 39.6 percent of Hispanics. The Asian culture again ranks lower at 5.2 percent (USCB, n.d.). National statistics report there are 327,167,434 people in the United States. The Caucasian 4465-5_19
ethnicity is reported at 199,654,995, Black or African-Americans 40,228,614, Hispanics 40,228,614, and Asians at 19,437,463 (USCB, n.d.). 3. Economy: poverty rate, unemployment rates, median income. Remember compare objective data for your community with local (city), state, and national data . Remember to cite sources as appropriate.
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