Table B-41.  Non-Prior Service (NPS) and Prior Service (PS) Active Component Enlisted Accessions, FY13: by Socioeconomic Characteristics

By Median Household Income
  NPS
  COMPONENT        
ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD Civilians Households
Household Income Quintile Range       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %     #     %
Up to $36,820 10,095 20.8 5,122 17.3 4,013 16.7 2,932 15.1 22,162 18.2 23,040,841 20.0
$36,821$47,030 9,919 20.5 5,664 19.2 4,685 19.5 3,798 19.6 24,066 19.8 23,047,973 20.0
$47,031$58,447 10,339 21.3 6,329 21.4 5,218 21.7 4,269 22.0 26,155 21.5 23,041,261 20.0
$58,448$76,578 10,120 20.9 6,684 22.6 5,335 22.2 4,565 23.5 26,704 22.0 23,048,232 20.0
$76,579 and over 7,994 16.5 5,778 19.5 4,778 19.9 3,822 19.7 22,372 18.4 23,047,566 20.0
TOTAL1 48,467 100 29,577 100 24,029 100 19,386 100 121,459 100 115,225,873 100
  PS
  COMPONENT        
ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD Civilians Households
Household Income Quintile Range       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %     #     %
Up to $36,820 305 17.5 6 10.3 14 19.7 30 13.6 355 16.9 23,040,841 20.0
$36,821$47,030 349 20.0 8 13.8 9 12.7 51 23.2 417 19.9 23,047,973 20.0
$47,031$58,447 395 22.6 4 6.9 26 36.6 41 18.6 466 22.2 23,041,261 20.0
$58,448$76,578 396 22.7 22 37.9 9 12.7 58 26.4 485 23.1 23,048,232 20.0
$76,579 and over 302 17.3 18 31.0 13 18.3 40 18.2 373 17.8 23,047,566 20.0
TOTAL1 1,747 100 58 100 71 100 220 100 2,096 100 115,225,873 100
  1. These numbers differ from other tabulations in this report because of missing data.
      Source: CNA tabulations of DMDC FY13 accessions data and 20082012 American Community Survey data with matching done by census tract.
      Information applies to the census tract reported by individual accessions, who report a home of record in the 50 states or the District of 
      Columbia and who were matched to a census tract.
      The median census tract income ranges used in this table represent the income quintiles for all U.S. households in census 
      For more information on methodology, see Diana S. Lien, Kletus Lawler, and Robert Shuford.  An Investigation of FY10 and FY11 Enlisted Accessions' 
      Socioeconomic Characteristics .  CNA Research Memorandum DRM-2012-U-001362-Final. Aug. 2012. 
Population Density1
  NPS
  COMPONENT    
ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD
Population Density       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %
Urban 7,786 13.2 5,063 14.2 3,790 13.2 2,162 9.2 18,801 12.8
Second City2 12,399 21.0 7,339 20.6 5,331 18.5 4,560 19.4 29,629 20.2
Suburban 11,358 19.3 7,709 21.6 5,826 20.2 4,760 20.3 29,653 20.2
Town 4,528 7.7 2,539 7.1 2,142 7.4 1,909 8.1 11,118 7.6
Town/Rural 13,782 23.4 8,195 23.0 7,222 25.1 6,500 27.7 35,699 24.3
Rural 4,846 8.2 2,581 7.2 2,566 8.9 2,127 9.1 12,120 8.3
Unknown 4,233 7.2 2,237 6.3 1,902 6.6 1,460 6.2 9,832 6.7
TOTAL 58,932 100 35,663 100 28,779 100 23,478 100 146,852 100
  PS
  COMPONENT    
ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD
Population Density       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %
Urban 235 11.3 14 20.9 5 5.2 32 11.2 286 11.3
Second City2 469 22.5 9 13.4 24 24.7 66 23.1 568 22.4
Suburban 451 21.6 20 29.9 19 19.6 48 16.8 538 21.2
Town 135 6.5 2 3.0 6 6.2 19 6.6 162 6.4
Town/Rural 487 23.3 14 20.9 19 19.6 79 27.6 599 23.6
Rural 140 6.7 3 4.5 12 12.4 22 7.7 177 7.0
Unknown 171 8.2 5 7.5 12 12.4 20 7.0 208 8.2
TOTAL 2,088 100 67 100 97 100 286 100 2,538 100
  1. Information applies to the home community of record reported by individual NPS and PS recruits. Socioeconomic 
      classifications provided by Claritas, with matching done by zip code.
  2. Claritas groups home communities by population density, ranging from the most densely populated "Urban" centers of our 
      largest cities to "Town/Rural", a category that includes towns, farm land and sparely populated areas.  The categories are 
      listed in decreasing orders of density.
      Rows and columns may not add to totals due to rounding.
      Data provided for only those individuals reporting a U.S. home of record.
Predominant Age Group in Home Community 1
  NPS
  COMPONENT    
PREDOMINANT ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD
AGE GROUP2       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %
Age 25-44 11,057 18.8 6,541 18.3 5,177 18.0 4,363 18.6 27,138 18.5
Age 45-64 12,444 21.1 7,876 22.1 6,472 22.5 5,633 24.0 32,425 22.1
Age 65+ 4,481 7.6 2,548 7.1 2,140 7.4 1,621 6.9 10,790 7.3
Age <35 1,127 1.9 681 1.9 421 1.5 347 1.5 2,576 1.8
Age 35-54 5,765 9.8 4,050 11.4 3,416 11.9 2,931 12.5 16,162 11.0
Age 55+ 6,949 11.8 4,434 12.4 3,379 11.7 2,758 11.7 17,520 11.9
Age <55 12,876 21.8 7,296 20.5 5,872 20.4 4,365 18.6 30,409 20.7
Unknown 4,233 7.2 2,237 6.3 1,902 6.6 1,460 6.2 9,832 6.7
TOTAL 58,932 100 35,663 100 28,779 100 23,478 100 146,852 100
  PS
  COMPONENT    
PREDOMINANT ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD
AGE GROUP2       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %
Age 25-44 411 19.7 10 14.9 16 16.5 43 15.0 480 18.9
Age 45-64 431 20.6 15 22.4 16 16.5 58 20.3 520 20.5
Age 65+ 130 6.2 0 0 7 7.2 15 5.2 152 6.0
Age <35 63 3.0 3 4.5 1 1.0 12 4.2 79 3.1
Age 35-54 199 9.5 6 9.0 14 14.4 30 10.5 249 9.8
Age 55+ 247 11.8 13 19.4 9 9.3 36 12.6 305 12.0
Age <55 436 20.9 15 22.4 22 22.7 72 25.2 545 21.5
Unknown 171 8.2 5 7.5 12 12.4 20 7.0 208 8.2
TOTAL 2,088 100 67 100 97 100 286 100 2,538 100
  1. Information applies to the home community of record reported by individual NPS and PS recruits. Socioeconomic 
      classifications provided by Claritas, with matching done by zip code.
  2. Communities have been categorized by the dominant age groups.  Each community has been assigned to only one category, 
      but the category definitions overlap because some communities are more diverse in age and required broader age groups 
      for categorization.
      Rows and columns may not add to totals due to rounding.
      Data provided for only those individuals reporting a U.S. home of record. 
Residences in Home Community 1
  NPS
  COMPONENT    
ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD
RESIDENCES       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %
Homeowners 12,488 21.2 7,356 20.6 6,018 20.9 4,319 18.4 30,181 20.6
Mostly Owners 25,953 44.0 17,411 48.8 14,504 50.4 12,823 54.6 70,691 48.1
Mix, Owners 5,307 9.0 3,033 8.5 2,282 7.9 1,968 8.4 12,590 8.6
Mix, Renters 5,081 8.6 2,511 7.0 1,891 6.6 1,440 6.1 10,923 7.4
Renters 5,870 10.0 3,115 8.7 2,182 7.6 1,468 6.3 12,635 8.6
Unknown 4,233 7.2 2,237 6.3 1,902 6.6 1,460 6.2 9,832 6.7
TOTAL 58,932 100 35,663 100 28,779 100 23,478 100 146,852 100
  PS
  COMPONENT    
ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD
RESIDENCES       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %
Homeowners 373 17.9 15 22.4 14 14.4 54 18.9 456 18.0
Mostly Owners 932 44.6 32 47.8 51 52.6 134 46.9 1,149 45.3
Mix, Owners 194 9.3 2 3.0 6 6.2 17 5.9 219 8.6
Mix, Renters 168 8.0 4 6.0 8 8.2 23 8.0 203 8.0
Renters 250 12.0 9 13.4 6 6.2 38 13.3 303 11.9
Unknown 171 8.2 5 7.5 12 12.4 20 7.0 208 8.2
TOTAL 2,088 100 67 100 97 100 286 100 2,538 100
  1. Information applies to the home community of record reported by individual NPS and PS recruits. Socioeconomic 
      classifications provided by Claritas, with matching done by zip code.
      Rows and columns may not add to totals due to rounding.
  2. "Homeowners" is a category for which more than 98% in the community are homeowners.  "Mostly Owners" are 
       communities where 66 to 98% of residents are homeowners "Mix, Owners" and "Mix, Renters" are mixed communities, 
       with the dominant pattern identified in the title.
Racial/Ethnic Mixture in Home Community 1
  NPS
  COMPONENT    
RACIAL/ETHNIC ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD
MIXTURE2       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %
White 9,742 16.5 6,256 17.5 5,559 19.3 5,113 21.8 26,670 18.2
White, Black, Hispanic, Mix 7,757 13.2 3,811 10.7 3,073 10.7 2,124 9.0 16,765 11.4
White, Black, Asian, Hispanic, Mix 13,923 23.6 8,854 24.8 6,410 22.3 4,705 20.0 33,892 23.1
White, Black, Mix 12,846 21.8 6,814 19.1 5,790 20.1 4,925 21.0 30,375 20.7
White, Asian, Mix 5,963 10.1 4,536 12.7 3,639 12.6 3,076 13.1 17,214 11.7
White, Black, Asian, Mix 1,600 2.7 1,113 3.1 834 2.9 669 2.8 4,216 2.9
White, Asian, Hispanic, Mix 2,868 4.9 2,042 5.7 1,572 5.5 1,406 6.0 7,888 5.4
Unknown 4,233 7.2 2,237 6.3 1,902 6.6 1,460 6.2 9,832 6.7
TOTAL 58,932 100 35,663 100 28,779 100 23,478 100 146,852 100
  PS
  COMPONENT    
RACIAL/ETHNIC ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS AIR FORCE TOTAL DoD
MIXTURE2       #     %       #     %       #     %       #     %     #     %
White 327 15.7 12 17.9 19 19.6 54 18.9 412 16.2
White, Black, Hispanic, Mix 215 10.3 3 4.5 8 8.2 25 8.7 251 9.9
White, Black, Asian, Hispanic, Mix 560 26.8 21 31.3 16 16.5 68 23.8 665 26.2
White, Black, Mix 414 19.8 6 9.0 23 23.7 56 19.6 499 19.7
White, Asian, Mix 247 11.8 10 14.9 10 10.3 41 14.3 308 12.1
White, Black, Asian, Mix 53 2.5 4 6.0 2 2.1 3 1.0 62 2.4
White, Asian, Hispanic, Mix 101 4.8 6 9.0 7 7.2 19 6.6 133 5.2
Unknown 171 8.2 5 7.5 12 12.4 20 7.0 208 8.2
TOTAL 2,088 100 67 100 97 100 286 100 2,538 100
   
  1. Information applies to the home community of record reported by individual NPS and PS recruits. Socioeconomic 
      classifications provided by Claritas, with matching done by zip code.
      Rows and columns may not add to totals due to rounding.
  2. White means that more than 90% of the individuals in the community are white.  All other categories are mixtures, 
      with the predominant minority groups specified.
      Data provided for only those individuals reporting a U.S. home of record.