FIGURE 2-1. English fluency of foreign-born Hispanics in the United States, 2000, by age of arrival, education, and length of residence in the United States.

FIGURE 2-1

English fluency of foreign-born Hispanics in the United States, 2000, by age of arrival, education, and length of residence in the United States.

NOTE: English fluency = persons age 5 or older who speak English only, or well, or very well; education = highest level of education completed for persons age 25 or older.

LEGEND: Length of residence in the United States grouped by decade of arrival: 1990s, 1980s, before 1980.

SOURCE: 2000 U.S. Census, 5% PUMS.

From: 2, The Making of a People

Cover of Hispanics and the Future of America
Hispanics and the Future of America.
National Research Council (US) Panel on Hispanics in the United States; Tienda M, Mitchell F, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.
Copyright © 2006, National Academy of Sciences.

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