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Virginia’s Immigrant and U.S.-Born Parents of Young and Elementary-School-Age Children: Key Sociodemographic Characteristics

14 April 2021

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3 Educational Attainment 2 General Demographic and English Proficiency Characteristics Low levels of formal education and limited English Immigrants comprised 23 percent of all parents of proficiency (LEP) can pose barriers to the integration children ages 0 to 4 and 24 percent of all parents of immigrant parents and can make it challenging of children ages 5 to 10 in Virginia. [...] Despite immigrants representing to 4, 40 percent were Latino and 32 percent were just less than one-fourth of the total population of AAPI; of the immigrant parents of children ages 5 parents in Virginia, 59 percent of parents of children to 10, 39 percent were Latino and 36 percent were ages 0 to 4 and 56 percent of parents of children AAPI. [...] S.-BORN PARENTS OF YOUNG AND ELEMENTARY-SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN TABLE 1 Age, Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Citizenship, and Years in the United States of Parents in Virginia, by Nativity and Age of Their Children, 2014‚Äď18 Parents with Children Parents with Children ¬† Ages 0 to 4 Ages 5 to 10 Immigrants U. [...] In addition, immigrant parents of the total population of parents in Virginia, 59 per- were a disproportionately large share of all low-in- cent of low-income parents of children ages 0 to 4 come parents in the state, comprising 29 percent of and 55 percent of low-income parents of children all low-income parents of children ages 0 to 4 and 5 ages 5 to 10 without a high school diploma were to 10. [...] Nearly one in five just less than one-fourth of the total population of working immigrant parents of children ages 0 to 4 parents in Virginia, 48 percent of parents of children and ages 5 to 10 in Virginia were employed in indus- ages 0 to 4 and 41 percent of parents of children tries vital to the COVID-19 response, which include ages 5 to 10 who were not employed and who health care, essential re.

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