Arab Households in the United States: 2006-2010

May 2013
Report Number: ACSBR/10-20
Maryam Asi and Daniel Beaulieu

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.

May 2012
September 2012