1996 California Latino First-time Voters Profile

(Numbers in Percents)

AGE GROUP
18-25
27.8
26-35
16.2
36-45
24.3
46-55
11.6
56-65
13.5
66+
6.6
ANCESTRY
Salvadoran/Central American
7.5
Mexican-American/Mexican/Chicano
63.4
Latino/Hispanic
29.1
PLACE OF BIRTH
United States
40.0
Mexico
47.5
El Salvador
6.4
Guatemala
1.9
Other
4.2
BUSINESS OWNER
Yes
22.0
No
78.0
OBTAINED U.S. CITIZENSHIP
Before 1992
10.7
Between 1992-1994
12.6
In 1995
17.0
In 1996
59.7
COMPUTER OWNER/USER
Yes
40.8
No
59.2
FINANCIAL SITUATION IS...
Better than 4 years ago
43.2
Worse than 4 years ago
21.4
Same as 4 years ago
35.4
GENDER
Female
56.0
Male
44.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Under $5,000
11.5
$5,000 to $25,000
34.6
$25,000 to $40,000
37.9
$40,000 to $60,000
9.5
$60,000 Plus
6.6
POLITICAL OPINION
Liberal
32.5
Moderate
23.8
Conservative
19.2
Other
5.3
None
19.2
EDUCATION
Some High School
38.3
High School Graduate
34.4
Some College
20.6
College Graduate
4.7
Post Graduate
2.0
UNION MEMBERS IN HOUSEHOLD
Yes
29.6
No
70.4
 
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