Education and Employment of Disconnected Low-Income Men

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Education and Employment of Disconnected Low-Income Men

Abstract

This brief explores the education and employment outcomes of disconnected low-income men in 200810. These men have lower education levels than higher-income men. Among low-income men, Hispanics are less likely than African Americans and whites to complete high school. Low-income men are more likely to be unemployed and underemployed; African Americans are the most likely to be unemployed. Education and employment rates for low-income men vary considerably by metropolitan area.

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