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Social Statistics

New Mexico

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school533,786100.0
Nursery school, preschool28,5975.4
Kindergarten27,0315.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)238,66944.7
High school (grades 9-12)119,22422.3
College or graduate school120,26522.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,134,801100.0
Less than 9th grade104,9859.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma134,99611.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)301,74626.6
Some college, no degree259,92422.9
Associate degree67,0015.9
Bachelor's degree154,37213.6
Graduate or professional degree111,7779.8
Percent high school graduate or higher78.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,398,496100.0
Never married384,65827.5
Now married, except separated741,42553.0
Separated24,9791.8
Widowed84,8456.1
Female
67,4104.8
Divorced162,58911.6
Female
92,3806.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years46,014100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24,04152.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,300,288100.0
Civilian veterans190,71814.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years457,185100.0
With a disability37,1358.1
Population 21 to 64 years996,726100.0
With a disability209,28021.0
Percent employed
53.5(X)
No disability787,44679.0
Percent employed
72.4(X)
Population 65 years and over205,591100.0
With a disability92,01544.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,689,911100.0
Same house in 1995919,71754.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995731,48843.3
Same county
400,12823.7
Different county
331,36019.6
Same state
126,0937.5
Different state
205,26712.1
Elsewhere in 199538,7062.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,819,046100.0
Native1,669,44091.8
Born in United States
1,650,80890.8
State of residence
937,21251.5
Different state
713,59639.2
Born outside United States
18,6321.0
Foreign born149,6068.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
58,4823.2
Naturalized citizen
52,1032.9
Not a citizen
97,5035.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)149,606100.0
Europe15,28610.2
Asia14,3309.6
Africa1,1180.7
Oceania6500.4
Latin America114,85876.8
Northern America3,3642.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,689,911100.0
English only1,072,94763.5
Language other than English616,96436.5
Speak English less than 'very well
201,05511.9
Spanish
485,68128.7
Speak English less than "very well"
158,6299.4
Other Indo-European languages
22,0321.3
Speak English less than "very well"
5,1210.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
11,5170.7
Speak English less than "very well"
5,0340.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,819,046100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,824,856100.3
Arab4,2960.2
Czech16,4010.4
Danish7,4480.4
Dutch21,1951.2
English138,4057.6
French (except Basque)136,5402.0
French Canadian17,5290.4
German179,2289.9
Greek3,7360.2
Hungarian4,3310.2
Irish1133,9657.4
Italian43,2182.4
Lithuanian1,7750.1
Norwegian18,0881.0
Polish20,7231.1
Portuguese2,2250.1
Russian8,5640.5
Scotch-Irish27,4271.5
Scottish29,2431.6
Slovak1,3720.1
Subsaharan African2,7930.2
Swedish16,8090.9
Swiss4,4450.2
Ukrainian1,8210.1
United States or American92,9405.1
Welsh10,0240.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,4740.1
Other ancestries998,84154.9
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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