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Quick Housing Data Figures For Immigrants, Women, Hispanics

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Immigrants - Immigrants comprised 40% of new households from 2000 to 2005, and

 Immigrants allocate more income for housing, offering 39% on average to 28% for Americans.
 14% of recent buyers are immigrants.
 20% of the 25-to-34 age group population is foreign-born.
 Immigrants put more down, averaging 7% down versus 4% down by native-born Americans.

Hispanics - Hispanic home ownership only rose 5%, from 44.7% to 49.7%, in the last decade, and

 72% of the Hispanics living in the US are US citizens.
 The largest and fastest-growing minority group in the US.
 Hispanic homeownership rates lag significantly behind non-Hispanic whites at ~49% to ~76%.
 by 2010, Hispanic purchasing power will equal the third largest economy in the western hemisphere, rivaling Brazil's economy.

Women - From 1980 to 2000, households headed by unmarried women rose by ~10 million, and

 Female home ownership is just 23%.
 Single women represent 20% of recent home buyers, which is a ~50% increase from 2000.
 83% of single female home buyers choose single-family homes over condominiums.
 Women will head 28% of households by 2010.

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