The unemployment rate for African Americans in November was 7.3% -- down from a post-recession high of 16.8% in March 2010.
"It is positive to see that for all these cases the unemployment rates of minorities have gone down substantially," said Robert Lerman, a fellow at the Urban Institute.
The Hispanic unemployment rate fell to 4.7% last month, down from 4.8%. This Administration and @real Donald Trump are working hard to create opportunities for all Americans..we are just getting started!
On jobs, at least, Hispanics in the Trump era are seeing improvement.
"Hispanics are more confident about their personal financial situation than the general public, and they're also more optimistic that their family's financial situation is going to improve in the next year," said Jens Manuel Krogstad, who studies Hispanic demographics for the Pew Research Center.
In this article I present my own views on acculturation and attempt to give the reader some guidance on how to go about defining acculturation levels.
First of all, let us explore what acculturation means in the first place. acculturation means becoming more “American” by adapting or borrowing the traits of the American culture.
Despite this optimism, Hispanics have not fully recovered from the Great Recession, Krogstad said.
The homeownership rate for Hispanics was 46.1% in the most recent quarter, according to the Census Bureau. rate of homeownership, which was 63.9% in the most recent quarter.
By definition acculturation means a “cultural modification of an individual, group, or people by adapting to or borrowing traits from another culture” or “a merging of cultures as a result of prolonged contact” ( While this seems like a straightforward definition that makes sense, in reality it is not that simple.
Think about it- what exactly are the traits of the American culture that are borrowed in acculturation?
That rate looks at how many people are either working or actively looking for work.
If it's down, it tends to indicate that an increased number of people have given up looking for a job, possibly because they've retired, gone back to school or are raising kids.
In my role as a Hispanic market consultant I am often asked about the different levels of acculturation in the US Latino community.