Number of U.S. residents of Mexican origin in 2005. These
constituted 9 percent of the nation's total population.
Number of people of Mexican origin who lived either in
million) or Texas (6.6 million). People of Mexican origin made
up more than
one-quarter of the residents of these two states. (The total for
and Texas combined is less than 17 million because of rounding.)
Median age of people in the United States of Mexican descent.
with 36.4 years for the population as a whole.
Number of Mexican-American civilians 18 and older who were
Number of people of Mexican descent 25 and older with a
or higher. This includes more than 300,000 who have a graduate
Among households where a householder was of Mexican origin, the
consisting of a married-couple family with own children younger
For all households, the corresponding percentage was 22 percent.
Average size for families with a householder of Mexican origin.
compares to 3.2 people in all families.
Percentage of employed civilians 16 and older of Mexican
worked in managerial, professional or related occupations. In
percent worked in service occupations; 20 percent in sales and
occupations; 19 percent in construction, extraction, maintenance
occupations; and 21 percent in production, transportation and
Median household income in 2005 for households with a
Poverty rate in 2005 for people of Mexican heritage for whom
Percentage of civilians 16 and older of Mexican origin in the
The percentage was 66 percent for the population as a whole.
12.2 million people of Mexican heritage in the labor force,
percent of the total labor force.
Percentage of householders of Mexican origin who owned the home
Number of firms owned by people of Mexican descent in 2002. They
45 percent of all Hispanic-owned firms. Among these
275,896 were in California and 235,735 in Texas. The Los
Beach-Riverside, Calif., combined statistical area had 174,292.
Sales and receipts for firms owned by people of Mexican origin
Sales and receipts for Mexican-owned firms in the retail trade
2002, which led all sectors. Construction led all sectors in the
such firms, with 116,290.
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