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Table 1 Summary statistics a

From: Immigrant influx and social cohesion erosion

  Uncontrolled Controlled Min Max
First generation 13.0% 15.3% 0 1
Second generation 6.6% 4.1% 0 1
2.5 generation 4.6% 4.3% 0 1
2.5 Generation-mom foreign 2.2% 2.0% 0 1
2.5 Generation-dad foreign 2.5% 2.3% 0 1
Fraction immigrants (90-00 cohort) census 5.0% 4.9% 0 0.12
Age 36.991 44.041 1 85
Male 48.4% 47.5% 0 1
White 66.0% 69.3% 0 1
Black 12.5% 11.5% 0 1
Asian 5.4% 5.3% 0 1
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0 1
Hispanic 15.7% 13.4% 0 1
<$5000 2.5% 2.3% 0 1
$5000-$7499 1.8% 1.7% 0 1
$7500-$9999 1.8% 1.8% 0 1
$10000-$12499 2.6% 2.6% 0 1
$12500-$14999 2.6% 2.5% 0 1
$15000-$19999 4.1% 4.2% 0 1
$20000-$24999 5.3% 5.4% 0 1
$25000-$29999 5.6% 5.7% 0 1
$30000-$34999 6.1% 6.1% 0 1
$35000-$39999 5.5% 5.4% 0 1
$40000-$49999 8.9% 9.1% 0 1
$50000-$59999 9.0% 9.1% 0 1
$60000-$74999 11.3% 11.2% 0 1
>$75000 32.9% 33.0% 0 1
<1st grade 0.4% 0.3% 0 1
1-4th grade 0.8% 0.8% 0 1
5-6th grade 1.7% 1.6% 0 1
7-8th grade 2.3% 2.2% 0 1
9th grade 3.3% 3.2% 0 1
10th grade 3.9% 3.8% 0 1
11th grade 4.0% 3.9% 0 1
12th grade no diploma 1.5% 1.4% 0 1
H.S. Grad. 28.6% 27.4% 0 1
Some college 18.2% 18.4% 0 1
Associate degree vocational 3.9% 3.9% 0 1
Associate degree academic 3.8% 3.9% 0 1
B.S. degree 18.2% 19.0% 0 1
M.A. degree 6.6% 7.1% 0 1
Professional degree 1.5% 1.6% 0 1
Doctorate 1.2% 1.3% 0 1
Presence of kids age 0-2 5.9% 8.0% 0 1
Presence of kids age 3-5 6.1% 8.2% 0 1
Presence of kids age 6-13 12.1% 15.9% 0 1
Presence of kids age 14-17 7.6% 9.6% 0 1
Number in the household 3.336 2.998 1 16
Employed 62.5% 64.0% 0 1
Unemployed 3.2% 3.4% 0 1
Not in the labor force 34.3% 32.7% 0 1
Median Family Income (MSA) 5.E+04 5.E+04 26009 80036
Total Population (MSA) 4.E+06 4.E+06 82946 16373645
Average Age (MSA) 35.14 35.13 27.30 49.46
Employment Rate (MSA) 71.1% 71.4% 0.53 0.84
Graduate Degree (MSA) 8.6% 8.7% 0.03 0.18
B.S. Degree (MSA) 16.1% 16.3% 0.06 0.26
Associate Degree (MSA) 6.1% 6.1% 0.02 0.12
Some College (MSA) 23.7% 23.7% 0.15 0.38
High School Grad. (MSA) 26.7% 26.7% 0.18 0.49
Some High School (MSA) 12.4% 12.3% 0.04 0.20
Fraction below poverty 11.6% 11.4% 0.05 0.36
Fraction immigrants below poverty 5.3% 5.2% 0.00 0.25
Average to median income ratio 1.278 1.278 1.14 1.69
Average volunteering (1989)--group level 21.5% 21.8% 0 0.57
Average volunteering (2004-8)--indivl. level 28.4% 29.4% 0 1
Immigration 0.1% 0.1% 0 1
Religious 11.8% 12.5% 0 1
For kids 7.3% 7.8% 0 1
Social services 5.4% 5.7% 0 1
Civic 1.5% 1.6% 0 1
International 0.2% 0.2% 0 1
  1. aMeans are displayed for the sample of all individuals (uncontrolled) as well as the sample who answered all questions for variables used at any time in the volunteering regression analysis, (controlled). The minimum and maximum is displayed for the uncontrolled sample.