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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Social Statistics

Laredo, Texas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school60,712100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,0816.7
Kindergarten4,1426.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)28,73847.3
High school (grades 9-12)13,23821.8
College or graduate school10,51317.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over93,821100.0
Less than 9th grade26,26028.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma16,16617.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)17,10818.2
Some college, no degree15,46816.5
Associate degree5,0515.4
Bachelor's degree8,4929.1
Graduate or professional degree5,2765.6
Percent high school graduate or higher54.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over123,462100.0
Never married34,80128.2
Now married, except separated71,15557.6
Separated3,5132.8
Widowed6,5825.3
Female
5,5644.5
Divorced7,4116.0
Female
4,9624.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years8,726100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,09235.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over113,970100.0
Civilian veterans6,5405.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years53,257100.0
With a disability4,0047.5
Population 21 to 64 years89,719100.0
With a disability20,31822.6
Percent employed
49.2(X)
No disability69,40177.4
Percent employed
61.5(X)
Population 65 years and over13,534100.0
With a disability7,25853.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over158,427100.0
Same house in 199591,46957.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199558,00136.6
Same county
46,51329.4
Different county
11,4887.3
Same state
7,5304.8
Different state
3,9582.5
Elsewhere in 19958,9575.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population176,807100.0
Native126,57471.6
Born in United States
124,29370.3
State of residence
115,15765.1
Different state
9,1365.2
Born outside United States
2,2811.3
Foreign born50,23328.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
18,93610.7
Naturalized citizen
17,1209.7
Not a citizen
33,11318.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)50,233100.0
Europe3740.7
Asia6101.2
Africa520.1
Oceania60.0
Latin America49,14097.8
Northern America510.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over158,427100.0
English only12,9178.2
Language other than English145,51091.8
Speak English less than 'very well
69,07143.6
Spanish
144,63391.3
Speak English less than "very well"
68,72543.4
Other Indo-European languages
4280.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1140.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3960.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2090.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population176,807100.0

Total ancestries reported

163,16492.3
Arab2900.2
Czech1470.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1560.1
English1,0940.6
French (except Basque)14200.2
French Canadian1360.0
German1,6140.9
Greek410.0
Hungarian150.0
Irish19180.5
Italian7740.4
Lithuanian210.0
Norwegian870.0
Polish2660.2
Portuguese160.0
Russian1110.1
Scotch-Irish3840.2
Scottish2740.2
Slovak240.0
Subsaharan African1470.1
Swedish640.0
Swiss450.0
Ukrainian80.0
United States or American3,5632.0
Welsh390.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)170.0
Other ancestries152,69386.4
(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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