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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of trans women surveyed in the San Francisco Bay Area, 2016–2018 (N = 629)

From: Experiences and factors associated with transphobic hate crimes among transgender women in the San Francisco Bay Area: comparisons across race

Variable n (%)
Age Mean = 40.5, SD = 13.0
 18–24 70 (11.1)
 25–34 169 (26.8)
 35–44 144 (22.8)
 45–54 140 (22.2)
 55+ 108 (17.1)
Gender
 Female 284 (47.3)
 Transgender female/transwoman 290 (48.3)
 Genderqueer/Genderfluid 23 (3.8)
 Androgynous/Ambigender 3 (0.5)
Sexual identity
 Gay/homosexual 89 (19.5)
 Bisexual 97 (21.3)
 Straight/heterosexual 270 (59.2)
Race
 Black/African American 112 (17.0)
 Latina 205 (32.5)
 White 183 (29.0)
 Other (Asian/Pacific Islander/Native American/multiracial) 136 (21.5)
Marital Status
 Never married 437 (69.3)
 Married/living together as married 81 (12.8)
 Divorced/separated 90 (14.3)
 Widowed 23 (3.7)
Educational level
 Middle school or less 33 (5.2)
 Some or completed secondary/GED 269 (42.8)
 Some or completed college/Technical 292 (46.4)
 Postgraduate 35 (5.6)
Income per month
  < $20,000 623 (99.8)
 $20,000- $34,999 1 (0.2)
Ever been undocumented
 Yes 79 (12.6)
 No 549 (87.4)
Experienced homelessness as a child
 Yes 192 (30.4)
 No 439 (69.6)
Experienced homelessness as an adult
 Yes 458 (72.6)
 No 173 (27.4)
Current housing
 Own home 17 (2.7)
 Renting a house/apartment/room 273 (43.3)
 Single room occupancy 120 (19.0)
 Homeless/temporary/unstable housing 162 (25.7)
 Other 59 (9.3)
Ever did sex work
 Yes 407 (64.7)
 No 222 (35.3)