Table 20 Legal and illegal distributions from ACS 2007 using immigrant weights from 2007 ACS M2

From: Empirical characteristics of legal and illegal immigrants in the USA

  All ACS Illegal Legal
  ACS DHS ACS NIS
Below elementary 0.0610 0.0672   0.0372 0.0845
Elementary 0.1606 0.1813   0.0812 0.1277
Junior 0.1399 0.1434   0.1264 0.1517
High school 0.2943 0.2930   0.2993 0.2705
Some college 0.2453 0.2172   0.3529 0.2634
Higher education 0.0989 0.0979   0.1030 0.1023
Married with sp 0.4348 0.3860   0.6223 0.8063
Married no sp 0.1427 0.1598   0.0771 0.0475
Single 0.4221 0.4539   0.3004 0.1462
European 0.0892 0.0629 0.0200 0.1902 0.1427
Asian 0.2315 0.1964 0.1200 0.3665 0.3282
American 0.2321 0.2379 0.2400 0.2097 0.2548
African 0.0483 0.0225 0.0200 0.1475 0.1000
Mexican 0.3989 0.4804 0.5900 0.0861 0.1743
Sex 0.4514 0.4266 0.4400 0.5464 0.5140
California 0.2038 0.2102 0.2400 0.1792 0.0000
Texas 0.1094 0.1177 0.1400 0.0776 0.0000
Florida 0.0911 0.0902 0.0800 0.0947 0.0000
Arizona 0.0330 0.0370 0.0500 0.0174 0.0000
New York 0.0890 0.0824 0.0500 0.1147 0.0000