Professional Population in US: Blacks Versus Hispanics

Atlanta in Georgia is a land of blacks. In United States, black population is prominent in District of Columbia (DC) and many other states such as Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, Maryland, South Carolina, Alabama, North Carolina, Delaware, and Virginia. These are top ten locations, but you can find this population in more states such as Illinois and Ohio. DC is on the top, and Georgia has been ranked on number three in percentage among states having black population. The population blacks in most states is of African – Americans whose parents or grandparents arrived in United States long years before when immigration to this country was pretty easy. They became American citizens and their children born in this country got benefits of naturalization by birth.

How African-Americans got professionalism

What known about African-Americans was that that this population was not initially belonged to a professional class, except very few who got higher education and engaged in medical, engineering and academic professions. They also initiated measures to get their children higher education which resulted in emergence of greater number of black professionals in United States. Their population is, however, concentrated in few US states. District of Columbia, being under federal control, has most population of blacks because there are more opportunities of government jobs in this region of United States.

Professionalism: African-Americans vs Hispanics

According to data of last census published by the U.S. Census Bureau, 12.3% of the U.S. population is black, and 12.5% is Hispanic. Though Hispanic population, mostly Mexicans, is relatively more compared to blacks, mostly African Americans, but latter are rather more professional. Hispanic population is mostly engaged in skilled or labor jobs, but African-American population is engaged in both professional and skill-based jobs. Blacks in America have made progress over years, especially during the tenure of Barak Obama as the President of United States. This also made surge in black professional events in US, especially black professional events in Atlanta, which has greater number of black professional population.