Profile of Irish born and Other Immigrant Groups in US from 1990 US Census
Place of Birth Number (1000) % who Entered US between 1980-90 % of over-25s who are High School Graduates % of over 25s who are College Graduates % of Employed Workers who are Professionals Median Household Income in 1989
Ireland 170 19.4 63.9 14.6 17.1 $31,562
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US General Population 248,710 NA 75.2 26.5 27.5 $28,906
US White Population NA 81.5 29.1 31% $30,406
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All Foreign Born 19,767 43.8 58.8 20.4 12.3 $28,314
All European Born 4,017 17.9 63.5 18 15.4 $30,892
Germany 712 11.2 75.9 19.1 16.3 $30,652
UK 640 24.1 81.3 23.1 20.8 $34,339
Italy 581 6.4 39.3 8.6 8.5 $29,369
Poland 388 30 58 16.3 11.9 $26,948
Soviet Union 334 39.4 64 27.1 20.1 $19,125
Greece 177 12.8 50 14.8 10.8 $33,500
France 119 29.4 82 31.9 21.6 $33,165
All Asian Born 4,970 56.1 75.8 38.4 18.9 $35,318
Korea 568 56.1 80.1 34.4 13.3 $30,147
Vietnam 543 61.8 58.9 15.9 10.7 $30,039
China 530 53.5 60.6 30.9 16.9 $30,597
India 450 55.7 87.2 64.9 34 $48,320
Iran 211 49.6 86.7 50.6 24 $35,836
Mexico 4,298 49.9 24.3 3.5 2.6 $21,926
Canada 745 16.6 72.6 22.1 21.1 $30,186
Cuba 737 25.5 54.1 15.6 10.9 $27,292
Africa 364 59.3 87.9 47.1 22.1 $30,907
Oceania 104 46.1 77 24.2 18 $35,067
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