There are more Black Males in College# than in Jails, Prisons, Private Corrections, Military Jails and Institutions for the Criminally Insane combined#
(1,236,443 in College/841,000 Incarcerates – regardless of age)
4 to 1: The ratio of 18-24 year old Black Males in College# vs. Jails, Prisons, Private Corrections, Military Jails and Institutions for the Criminally Insane#.
(674,000 in College/164,400 Incarcerates)
32.3% (1 in 3) Black Males ages 18-24 are enrolled in College#
(674,000 in College/2,082,000 Total)
1.37 to 1: The ratio of 18-24 year old Black Females enrolled in College to Black Males#.
(930,000 Black Females Enrolled/674,000 Black Males Enrolled)
6.3%: Black Males (age 18-55+) enroll in College at a higher rate by sex than White Males and Hispanic Males and are surpassed only by Asian Males#.
(Black Males is 6.3%, White Males is 5.8%, Hispanic Males is 4.7%, and Asian Males is 9.7%)
25.1% of Black Males (age 25 or over) have either an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Professional, or Doctoral Degree#.
(2,519,000 with Degrees/10,018,000 Total)
82.1% of Black Males (age 18 or over) have at least a High School Diploma or GED# .
(9,897,000 with HS Diploma or GED/12,044,000 Total)
12.1%: The Black Male Dropout Rate# (ages 16-24) for 2008.
(301,000 Dropouts/2,583,000 Total)#
5.1%: Percent of married Black Men who marry White Women#
(279,000 Black Husband-White Wife/5,654,000 Married Black Men)
88.8%: Percent of Black Males earning income# ages 25-64 (employment)
(7,899,000 Employed/8,893,000 Total)
$23,738: Average Income for Black Males# 15 and older
$19,470 Average Income Black Females
1,812,000 The number of Black Men making $50,000/year or more#
71.6% of Black Men pay their agreed to or Court Awarded Child Support#
(855,000 Payers/1,194,000 Recipients)
$253 Billion: Total Income earned by Black Males# (15 and over)
($262 Billion earned by Black Females)
13,104,000 Total Black Men age 15 or over#
(15,816,000 Total Black Females age 15 or over)