This brief provides a portrait of households in the United States with a particular focus on Arab households; people of Arab ancestry are also discussed.1 Characteristics of households can provide important insights into population groups’ composition and well-being. For this brief, Arab households are defined as households where the householder’s ancestry included an Arab response.
Data shown in this brief are based on the American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates from the 2006–2010 Selected Population Tables. This product uses data aggregated over a 5-year period to provide detailed estimates of social, economic, and housing characteristics for many race, tribal, Hispanic origin, and ancestry population groups at multiple levels of geography.
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