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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Social Statistics

El Paso, Texas,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school184,875100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,5815.2
Kindergarten11,0506.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)81,07843.9
High school (grades 9-12)42,03422.7
College or graduate school41,13222.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over334,043100.0
Less than 9th grade65,18919.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma39,80111.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)75,11422.5
Some college, no degree75,32522.5
Associate degree17,3975.2
Bachelor's degree40,49812.1
Graduate or professional degree20,7196.2
Percent high school graduate or higher68.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over418,288100.0
Never married112,21626.8
Now married, except separated227,05554.3
Separated13,1813.2
Widowed25,3386.1
Female
21,0395.0
Divorced40,4989.7
Female
25,8996.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years24,452100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10,05541.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over384,611100.0
Civilian veterans48,27212.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years152,521100.0
With a disability11,0597.3
Population 21 to 64 years297,333100.0
With a disability63,87121.5
Percent employed
51.0(X)
No disability233,46278.5
Percent employed
66.2(X)
Population 65 years and over59,077100.0
With a disability28,25747.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over517,224100.0
Same house in 1995279,91254.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995211,27440.8
Same county
164,20031.7
Different county
47,0749.1
Same state
12,2442.4
Different state
34,8306.7
Elsewhere in 199526,0385.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population564,280100.0
Native416,77573.9
Born in United States
405,26371.8
State of residence
306,63454.3
Different state
98,62917.5
Born outside United States
11,5122.0
Foreign born147,50526.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
44,6757.9
Naturalized citizen
64,90011.5
Not a citizen
82,60514.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)147,505100.0
Europe5,6883.9
Asia5,5023.7
Africa4280.3
Oceania780.1
Latin America135,22991.7
Northern America5800.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over517,224100.0
English only148,22428.7
Language other than English369,00071.3
Speak English less than 'very well
159,08530.8
Spanish
356,55868.9
Speak English less than "very well"
154,85629.9
Other Indo-European languages
6,9731.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7780.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,3940.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1190.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population564,280100.0

Total ancestries reported

553,26898.0
Arab2,1050.4
Czech17230.1
Danish7330.1
Dutch2,0750.4
English15,7192.8
French (except Basque)15,6641.0
French Canadian11,0270.2
German25,7704.6
Greek4560.1
Hungarian5750.1
Irish116,5962.9
Italian6,8001.2
Lithuanian2360.0
Norwegian1,8870.3
Polish2,9640.5
Portuguese2920.1
Russian1,3500.2
Scotch-Irish3,9330.7
Scottish3,4920.6
Slovak2180.0
Subsaharan African1,2020.2
Swedish1,5020.3
Swiss2680.0
Ukrainian1990.0
United States or American15,0602.7
Welsh1,1570.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5050.1
Other ancestries440,76078.1
(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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