2012 American Community Survey State Rankings

(Characteristics for U.S. and top / bottom ranked state )

Poverty ...15.9 %
Mississippi ... ...24.2 %
New Hampshire...10.0%

College Grads ... 29.1 %
Massachusetts.. 39.3%
West Virginia .. 18.6 %

Foreign Born. ...13.0%
California ....... 27.1 %
West Virginia... 1.4 %

Married Couple Households ...48.1 %
Utah ... ....60.6 %
Louisiana.... 43.3 %

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2010-2012 race/ethnic %'s for the United States

Race 2010 2012
White (NH)
63.7%
63.0%
Black (NH)
12.2%
12.3%
Asian (HN)
4.7%
5.0%
All Other (NH)
3.0%
2.8%
Hispanic
16.3%
16.9%
Total Minority
36.3%
37.0%

% Population growth for the United States: 2010-12

Total
1.7 %
White (NH)
0.2 %
Black (NH)
2.1 %
Asian (HN)
6.5 %
All Other (NH)
5.6 %
Hispanic
5.1 %
Total Minority
4.3 %