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Social Statistics

Brownsville, Texas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school48,181100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,0406.3
Kindergarten3,4077.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)22,21746.1
High school (grades 9-12)11,12323.1
College or graduate school8,39417.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over76,081100.0
Less than 9th grade24,16531.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma12,59716.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,05317.2
Some college, no degree12,79916.8
Associate degree3,2634.3
Bachelor's degree6,2938.3
Graduate or professional degree3,9115.1
Percent high school graduate or higher51.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over99,256100.0
Never married27,08427.3
Now married, except separated55,30655.7
Separated3,8273.9
Widowed6,4636.5
Female
5,4525.5
Divorced6,5766.6
Female
4,1884.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,963100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,08730.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over91,455100.0
Civilian veterans5,6546.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years41,330100.0
With a disability4,0829.9
Population 21 to 64 years70,396100.0
With a disability18,53826.3
Percent employed
48.2(X)
No disability51,85873.7
Percent employed
59.1(X)
Population 65 years and over12,864100.0
With a disability6,71552.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over126,114100.0
Same house in 199572,61857.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199546,99537.3
Same county
38,77230.7
Different county
8,2236.5
Same state
4,7833.8
Different state
3,4402.7
Elsewhere in 19956,5015.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population140,075100.0
Native95,95968.5
Born in United States
93,88767.0
State of residence
84,39160.2
Different state
9,4966.8
Born outside United States
2,0721.5
Foreign born44,11631.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
15,03710.7
Naturalized citizen
15,55911.1
Not a citizen
28,55720.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)44,116100.0
Europe3060.7
Asia4941.1
Africa620.1
Oceania200.0
Latin America43,01297.5
Northern America2220.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over126,114100.0
English only16,11112.8
Language other than English110,00387.2
Speak English less than 'very well
52,97042.0
Spanish
109,15386.6
Speak English less than "very well"
52,71141.8
Other Indo-European languages
3910.3
Speak English less than "very well"
860.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3670.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1250.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population140,075100.0

Total ancestries reported

128,38791.7
Arab1180.1
Czech1780.1
Danish550.0
Dutch2050.1
English1,3150.9
French (except Basque)15980.4
French Canadian11060.1
German1,9931.4
Greek380.0
Hungarian250.0
Irish11,2010.9
Italian6020.4
Lithuanian90.0
Norwegian3510.3
Polish3220.2
Portuguese560.0
Russian830.1
Scotch-Irish5770.4
Scottish1840.1
Slovak190.0
Subsaharan African900.1
Swedish1410.1
Swiss430.0
Ukrainian830.1
United States or American3,8372.7
Welsh740.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)140.0
Other ancestries116,17082.9
(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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