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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Social Statistics

DeSoto, Texas,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,235100.0
Nursery school, preschool7987.1
Kindergarten5334.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,05044.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,45021.8
College or graduate school2,40421.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over24,327100.0
Less than 9th grade7363.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,0898.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,36922.1
Some college, no degree6,99728.8
Associate degree1,7937.4
Bachelor's degree4,90720.2
Graduate or professional degree2,43610.0
Percent high school graduate or higher88.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,966100.0
Never married6,54522.6
Now married, except separated17,72761.2
Separated6262.2
Widowed1,5135.2
Female
1,3074.5
Divorced2,5558.8
Female
1,6735.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years934100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren52055.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over27,139100.0
Civilian veterans3,81014.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,312100.0
With a disability6106.6
Population 21 to 64 years22,083100.0
With a disability3,19014.4
Percent employed
66.9(X)
No disability18,89385.6
Percent employed
83.7(X)
Population 65 years and over3,222100.0
With a disability1,25839.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over35,048100.0
Same house in 199518,20952.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,49347.1
Same county
11,14531.8
Different county
5,34815.3
Same state
3,1549.0
Different state
2,1946.3
Elsewhere in 19953461.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population37,623100.0
Native35,82295.2
Born in United States
35,61994.7
State of residence
25,06466.6
Different state
10,55528.1
Born outside United States
2030.5
Foreign born1,8014.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7151.9
Naturalized citizen
9102.4
Not a citizen
8912.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,801100.0
Europe23012.8
Asia53729.8
Africa955.3
Oceania00.0
Latin America86548.0
Northern America744.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over35,048100.0
English only31,35089.4
Language other than English3,69810.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2573.6
Spanish
2,5387.2
Speak English less than "very well"
9052.6
Other Indo-European languages
5351.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1140.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4931.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2300.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population37,623100.0

Total ancestries reported

34,37191.4
Arab920.2
Czech12060.5
Danish740.2
Dutch2940.8
English2,7577.3
French (except Basque)15021.3
French Canadian1390.1
German2,8987.7
Greek320.1
Hungarian880.2
Irish12,2686.0
Italian4571.2
Lithuanian300.1
Norwegian2850.8
Polish2100.6
Portuguese110.0
Russian390.1
Scotch-Irish5981.6
Scottish5071.3
Slovak650.2
Subsaharan African6411.7
Swedish1940.5
Swiss340.1
Ukrainian260.1
United States or American2,2716.0
Welsh1220.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)570.2
Other ancestries19,57452.0
(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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