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Social Statistics

Abilene, Texas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school34,925100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,7965.1
Kindergarten1,6624.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,27538.0
High school (grades 9-12)7,81222.4
College or graduate school10,38029.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over68,635100.0
Less than 9th grade4,7496.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,57714.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)18,82427.4
Some college, no degree16,61724.2
Associate degree3,7605.5
Bachelor's degree9,88114.4
Graduate or professional degree5,2277.6
Percent high school graduate or higher79.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over91,393100.0
Never married24,02626.3
Now married, except separated49,35754.0
Separated1,7561.9
Widowed5,4766.0
Female
4,6955.1
Divorced10,77811.8
Female
5,1915.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,350100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,40659.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over81,980100.0
Civilian veterans11,91214.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years28,183100.0
With a disability2,7729.8
Population 21 to 64 years56,585100.0
With a disability11,13519.7
Percent employed
50.4(X)
No disability45,45080.3
Percent employed
78.0(X)
Population 65 years and over12,908100.0
With a disability5,81145.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over107,647100.0
Same house in 199546,78643.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199557,99753.9
Same county
25,64223.8
Different county
32,35530.1
Same state
21,07919.6
Different state
11,27610.5
Elsewhere in 19952,8642.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population115,794100.0
Native111,09495.9
Born in United States
109,34594.4
State of residence
76,01565.6
Different state
33,33028.8
Born outside United States
1,7491.5
Foreign born4,7004.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,8691.6
Naturalized citizen
1,8611.6
Not a citizen
2,8392.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,700100.0
Europe61113.0
Asia1,29227.5
Africa1433.0
Oceania451.0
Latin America2,39450.9
Northern America2154.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over107,647100.0
English only90,80084.3
Language other than English16,84715.7
Speak English less than 'very well
4,7444.4
Spanish
14,51313.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4,0773.8
Other Indo-European languages
1,0050.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2030.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,1451.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4260.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population115,794100.0

Total ancestries reported

97,94784.6
Arab670.1
Czech13070.3
Danish3240.3
Dutch1,6681.4
English10,0878.7
French (except Basque)12,2612.0
French Canadian16450.6
German11,78110.2
Greek740.1
Hungarian1810.2
Irish19,3608.1
Italian1,6481.4
Lithuanian970.1
Norwegian7370.6
Polish1,0690.9
Portuguese690.1
Russian1480.1
Scotch-Irish2,3372.0
Scottish2,3492.0
Slovak1100.1
Subsaharan African4440.4
Swedish8210.7
Swiss600.1
Ukrainian620.1
United States or American13,96512.1
Welsh5360.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3210.3
Other ancestries36,41931.5
(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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