Education and Employment of Disconnected Low-Income Men. Appendix Table 1. Low-Income Men with Less than a High School Education in Metropolitan Areas with 50,000 or More Low-Income Men

08/01/2013

Metropolitan area Low-income men Low-income men with less than a high school education Share of metro population with less than a high school education Share of metro population that is Hispanic
United States 14,967,260 4,715,290 32% 32%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 760,180 329,520 43% 72%
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 739,085 268,910 36% 49%
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 407,380 139,140 34% 45%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 348,130 149,510 43% 57%
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 342,600 153,090 45% 63%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 280,965 89,580 32% 56%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 263,395 95,090 36% 34%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 249,125 103,520 42% 69%
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 229,310 83,625 36% 53%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 207,665 56,570 27% 20%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 200,320 54,080 27% 8%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 161,650 55,025 34% 49%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 150,760 50,065 33% 54%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 145,130 56,080 39% 40%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 133,440 39,270 29% 31%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 125,775 30,795 24% 26%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 124,115 33,230 27% 24%
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 120,210 27,560 23% 39%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 119,935 38,315 32% 72%
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 116,140 40,160 35% 48%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 113,935 27,275 24% 18%
Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville, CA 108,820 31,705 29% 36%
St. Louis, MO-IL 106,845 26,940 25% 5%
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 105,325 30,835 29% 27%
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 103,340 34,615 33% 55%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 102,615 39,570 39% 51%
Columbus, OH 90,490 21,000 23% 9%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 84,855 20,995 25% 7%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 84,575 30,750 36% 29%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 82,905 23,825 29% 11%
Pittsburgh, PA 81,865 12,275 15% 3%
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 81,355 27,635 34% 19%
Kansas City, MO-KS 81,120 22,710 28% 22%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 79,050 24,155 31% 13%
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 78,530 23,200 30% 22%
Fresno, CA 78,160 34,475 44% 69%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 73,650 24,640 33% 14%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 73,460 32,410 44% 98%
Oklahoma City, OK 72,970 21,645 30% 26%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 69,265 19,900 29% 24%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 65,145 25,760 40% 62%
Bakersfield-Delano, CA 63,260 29,245 46% 71%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 61,290 19,415 32% 28%
Tucson, AZ 58,570 16,675 28% 51%
Jacksonville, FL 58,180 16,010 28% 14%
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 57,335 16,240 28% 12%
El Paso, TX 56,325 17,665 31% 91%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 56,055 18,155 32% 17%
Salt Lake City, UT 54,590 15,620 29% 37%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 53,745 12,875 24% 10%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 51,650 16,915 33% 15%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 50,360 16,865 33% 35%
Not in Census MSA with ≥ 50,000 low-income men age 18–44 7,302,315 1,955,280 27% 20%

Source: ASPE tabulations of the American Community Survey (2008–10).
Note: Low-income men are age 18–44, live in families with incomes below 200 percent of the federal poverty level, and do not have four-year college degrees.

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