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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Social Statistics

Galveston, Texas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,745100.0
Nursery school, preschool9085.8
Kindergarten8185.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,12838.9
High school (grades 9-12)3,01719.2
College or graduate school4,87431.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over37,385100.0
Less than 9th grade3,86710.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,68515.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,24924.7
Some college, no degree7,75820.8
Associate degree1,9585.2
Bachelor's degree4,89713.1
Graduate or professional degree3,97110.6
Percent high school graduate or higher74.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over46,037100.0
Never married14,39931.3
Now married, except separated20,55644.7
Separated1,6513.6
Widowed3,6117.8
Female
2,9866.5
Divorced5,82012.6
Female
3,3387.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,558100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren89057.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over43,713100.0
Civilian veterans5,22011.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,220100.0
With a disability8987.3
Population 21 to 64 years32,573100.0
With a disability6,81820.9
Percent employed
52.6(X)
No disability25,75579.1
Percent employed
70.3(X)
Population 65 years and over7,386100.0
With a disability3,42646.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over53,530100.0
Same house in 199525,97548.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199525,64647.9
Same county
15,70129.3
Different county
9,94518.6
Same state
6,77212.7
Different state
3,1735.9
Elsewhere in 19951,9093.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population57,186100.0
Native49,88087.2
Born in United States
49,42086.4
State of residence
37,30365.2
Different state
12,11721.2
Born outside United States
4600.8
Foreign born7,30612.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,5496.2
Naturalized citizen
2,3864.2
Not a citizen
4,9208.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7,306100.0
Europe4746.5
Asia1,62422.2
Africa1411.9
Oceania120.2
Latin America4,91967.3
Northern America1361.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over53,530100.0
English only39,32473.5
Language other than English14,20626.5
Speak English less than 'very well
5,98111.2
Spanish
11,30821.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4,9409.2
Other Indo-European languages
1,5242.8
Speak English less than "very well"
4510.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,1692.2
Speak English less than "very well"
5311.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population57,186100.0

Total ancestries reported

54,01494.5
Arab1540.3
Czech13550.6
Danish800.1
Dutch4300.8
English3,1655.5
French (except Basque)11,4552.5
French Canadian11980.3
German4,8418.5
Greek1970.3
Hungarian850.1
Irish14,0737.1
Italian2,0723.6
Lithuanian130.0
Norwegian3050.5
Polish6141.1
Portuguese160.0
Russian1630.3
Scotch-Irish8371.5
Scottish5471.0
Slovak400.1
Subsaharan African4100.7
Swedish3870.7
Swiss850.1
Ukrainian1220.2
United States or American2,3534.1
Welsh2310.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)580.1
Other ancestries30,72853.7
(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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