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Social Statistics

Harlingen, Texas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school17,183100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1416.6
Kindergarten1,0185.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,81645.5
High school (grades 9-12)4,40125.6
College or graduate school2,80716.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,325100.0
Less than 9th grade7,35821.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,25712.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,14123.7
Some college, no degree6,99420.4
Associate degree1,8255.3
Bachelor's degree3,73810.9
Graduate or professional degree2,0125.9
Percent high school graduate or higher66.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over42,890100.0
Never married10,35724.1
Now married, except separated24,30756.7
Separated1,3113.1
Widowed3,5398.3
Female
2,9126.8
Divorced3,3767.9
Female
1,9884.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,772100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren66137.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over39,948100.0
Civilian veterans4,72911.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,592100.0
With a disability1,0447.2
Population 21 to 64 years28,446100.0
With a disability5,90520.8
Percent employed
49.5(X)
No disability22,54179.2
Percent employed
66.1(X)
Population 65 years and over8,065100.0
With a disability3,39742.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over52,358100.0
Same house in 199528,40754.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199522,68443.3
Same county
15,28329.2
Different county
7,40114.1
Same state
4,0767.8
Different state
3,3256.4
Elsewhere in 19951,2672.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population57,624100.0
Native47,67282.7
Born in United States
46,99481.6
State of residence
36,33763.1
Different state
10,65718.5
Born outside United States
6781.2
Foreign born9,95217.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,0855.4
Naturalized citizen
3,9986.9
Not a citizen
5,95410.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,952100.0
Europe2092.1
Asia4184.2
Africa360.4
Oceania50.1
Latin America9,11991.6
Northern America1651.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over52,358100.0
English only18,10434.6
Language other than English34,25465.4
Speak English less than 'very well
13,02224.9
Spanish
33,62264.2
Speak English less than "very well"
12,89524.6
Other Indo-European languages
2030.4
Speak English less than "very well"
450.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3670.7
Speak English less than "very well"
560.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population57,624100.0

Total ancestries reported

54,42694.5
Arab870.2
Czech12050.4
Danish520.1
Dutch2670.5
English2,5634.4
French (except Basque)15981.0
French Canadian1840.1
German2,9835.2
Greek50.0
Hungarian420.1
Irish11,9623.4
Italian4670.8
Lithuanian200.0
Norwegian3490.6
Polish2110.4
Portuguese220.0
Russian280.0
Scotch-Irish5781.0
Scottish4440.8
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African1010.2
Swedish2660.5
Swiss850.1
Ukrainian200.0
United States or American2,3184.0
Welsh1530.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)500.1
Other ancestries40,45970.2
(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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