TABLE 6-2 Post-Strata in the 2000 A.C.E., 64 Major Groups

Race/Ethnicity Domain

Other Characteristics

1.

American Indian or Alaska Native on Reservationa

2 groups: owner, renter

2.

American Indian or Alaska Native off Reservationb

2 groups: owner, renter

3.

Hispanicc

4 groups for owners:

High and low mail return rate

By type of metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and enumeration area

Large and medium-size MSA mailout/mailback areas

All other

4 groups for renters (see Hispanic owners)

4.

Non-Hispanic Blackd

4 groups for owners (see Hispanic owners)

4 groups for renters (see Hispanic owners)

5.

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islandere

2 groups: owner, renter

6.

Non-Hispanic Asianf

2 groups: owner, renter

7.

Non-Hispanic White or Some Other Raceg

32 groups for owners:

High and low mail return rate

By region (Northeast, Midwest, South, West)

By type of metropolitan statistical area and enumeration area:

Large MSA, mailout/mailback areas

Medium MSA, mailout/mailback areas

Small MSA and non-MSA, mailout/mailback areas

Other types of enumeration area (e.g., update/leave)

8 groups for renters:

High and low mail return rate

By type of metropolitan statistical area and enumeration area

(See owner categories)

All 64 groups were classified by 7 age/sex categories (below) to form 448 post-strata; in estimation, some age/sex categories were combined (always within one of the 64 groups) to form 416 strata.

Under age 18

Men aged 18–29; women aged 18–29

Men aged 30–49; women aged 30–49

Men aged 50 years and older; women aged 50 years and older.



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