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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Social Statistics

Dallas, Texas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school295,622100.0
Nursery school, preschool20,7027.0
Kindergarten19,5736.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)138,08246.7
High school (grades 9-12)60,89920.6
College or graduate school56,36619.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over734,162100.0
Less than 9th grade110,31715.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma107,10214.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)144,32319.7
Some college, no degree138,82018.9
Associate degree30,5964.2
Bachelor's degree132,67518.1
Graduate or professional degree70,3299.6
Percent high school graduate or higher70.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over919,625100.0
Never married316,68334.4
Now married, except separated420,86545.8
Separated32,5963.5
Widowed49,9645.4
Female
40,8274.4
Divorced99,51710.8
Female
58,5196.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years32,640100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15,01946.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over873,546100.0
Civilian veterans71,4448.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years267,692100.0
With a disability26,5239.9
Population 21 to 64 years709,607100.0
With a disability164,74623.2
Percent employed
58.3(X)
No disability544,86176.8
Percent employed
73.6(X)
Population 65 years and over96,777100.0
With a disability42,36743.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,089,650100.0
Same house in 1995471,06743.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995527,19848.4
Same county
355,40432.6
Different county
171,79415.8
Same state
96,2878.8
Different state
75,5076.9
Elsewhere in 199591,3858.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,188,204100.0
Native897,76875.6
Born in United States
888,45874.8
State of residence
639,10353.8
Different state
249,35521.0
Born outside United States
9,3100.8
Foreign born290,43624.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
174,35114.7
Naturalized citizen
55,6074.7
Not a citizen
234,82919.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)290,436100.0
Europe11,1393.8
Asia30,45910.5
Africa10,8533.7
Oceania4400.2
Latin America235,44881.1
Northern America2,0970.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,089,650100.0
English only685,53462.9
Language other than English404,11637.1
Speak English less than 'very well
237,49021.8
Spanish
348,22532.0
Speak English less than "very well"
214,23019.7
Other Indo-European languages
22,5972.1
Speak English less than "very well"
7,2910.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
22,2522.0
Speak English less than "very well"
12,2791.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,188,204100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,114,40393.8
Arab4,1370.3
Czech14,8830.4
Danish2,2050.2
Dutch7,1590.6
English68,3555.8
French (except Basque)118,1971.5
French Canadian12,7480.2
German73,0626.1
Greek2,1190.2
Hungarian1,7030.1
Irish159,0135.0
Italian16,0581.4
Lithuanian8670.1
Norwegian5,5960.5
Polish9,6420.8
Portuguese6000.1
Russian6,1520.5
Scotch-Irish16,3081.4
Scottish14,4821.2
Slovak4370.0
Subsaharan African18,2421.5
Swedish6,7480.6
Swiss1,8030.2
Ukrainian9230.1
United States or American48,1834.1
Welsh4,0600.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,8370.2
Other ancestries718,88460.5
(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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