Skip to Content

Characteristics of the SEER Population Compared with the Total United States Population

This is a bar chart showing percentages of the SEER population and the US population for five characteristics. The graph shows:

  1. Below Poverty Level: 12.9% of the SEER population, 12.4% of the US population;
  2. Less than a High School Diploma (persons aged 25 years or more): 20.4% of the SEER population, 19.6% of the US population;
  3. Urban Areas: 88.2% of the SEER population, 79% of the US population;
  4. Foreign Born: 17.3% of the SEER population, 11.1% of the US population.

* The data source for these statistics is the 2000 US Census. SEER areas included in this figure are the States of Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Utah; multi-country areas of Atlanta & rural Georgia, Detroit, San Francisco-Oakland, Seattle-Puget Sound, San Jose-Monterey, Los Angeles county, remaining counties of California; and American Indians/Alaska Natives in Arizona and Alaska.

back to the bar graph