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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Social Statistics

Amarillo, Texas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school48,115100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,5697.4
Kindergarten2,9106.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)21,67345.0
High school (grades 9-12)9,97120.7
College or graduate school9,99220.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over107,811100.0
Less than 9th grade8,0957.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma14,23113.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)27,57825.6
Some college, no degree28,76026.7
Associate degree7,0336.5
Bachelor's degree14,79113.7
Graduate or professional degree7,3236.8
Percent high school graduate or higher79.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over132,993100.0
Never married29,87622.5
Now married, except separated74,82656.3
Separated3,3392.5
Widowed9,2927.0
Female
7,7185.8
Divorced15,66011.8
Female
9,1726.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,745100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,01553.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over125,157100.0
Civilian veterans16,15112.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years42,233100.0
With a disability3,4328.1
Population 21 to 64 years95,123100.0
With a disability18,70119.7
Percent employed
58.1(X)
No disability76,42280.3
Percent employed
78.6(X)
Population 65 years and over20,573100.0
With a disability9,12944.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over159,666100.0
Same house in 199578,70749.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199578,17849.0
Same county
37,91723.7
Different county
40,26125.2
Same state
29,19818.3
Different state
11,0636.9
Elsewhere in 19952,7811.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population173,526100.0
Native160,89692.7
Born in United States
159,93992.2
State of residence
113,78365.6
Different state
46,15626.6
Born outside United States
9570.6
Foreign born12,6307.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,3433.1
Naturalized citizen
4,6102.7
Not a citizen
8,0204.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,630100.0
Europe8776.9
Asia2,94023.3
Africa130.1
Oceania180.1
Latin America8,54167.6
Northern America2411.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over159,666100.0
English only129,47681.1
Language other than English30,19018.9
Speak English less than 'very well
11,6947.3
Spanish
25,55516.0
Speak English less than "very well"
9,3985.9
Other Indo-European languages
1,5160.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5430.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,8571.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6591.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population173,526100.0

Total ancestries reported

154,44089.0
Arab3680.2
Czech16050.3
Danish4230.2
Dutch2,6551.5
English15,3098.8
French (except Basque)13,7582.2
French Canadian14420.3
German19,67211.3
Greek1840.1
Hungarian1210.1
Irish115,0238.7
Italian2,1871.3
Lithuanian640.0
Norwegian1,1300.7
Polish9840.6
Portuguese1140.1
Russian2170.1
Scotch-Irish3,6432.1
Scottish2,9311.7
Slovak400.0
Subsaharan African5820.3
Swedish9930.6
Swiss1960.1
Ukrainian550.0
United States or American18,35210.6
Welsh8290.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2670.2
Other ancestries63,29636.5
(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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