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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Social Statistics

McAllen, Texas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school34,414100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,1526.3
Kindergarten1,9835.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)15,03343.7
High school (grades 9-12)8,27824.1
College or graduate school6,96820.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over62,678100.0
Less than 9th grade14,38022.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,39911.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,90219.0
Some college, no degree11,49518.3
Associate degree2,7294.4
Bachelor's degree9,30114.8
Graduate or professional degree5,4728.7
Percent high school graduate or higher65.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over79,086100.0
Never married21,45927.1
Now married, except separated44,81956.7
Separated2,3903.0
Widowed4,8336.1
Female
3,9945.1
Divorced5,5857.1
Female
3,7144.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,872100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,51039.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over73,557100.0
Civilian veterans6,0068.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years28,348100.0
With a disability1,8966.7
Population 21 to 64 years57,242100.0
With a disability11,23619.6
Percent employed
51.7(X)
No disability46,00680.4
Percent employed
67.5(X)
Population 65 years and over10,566100.0
With a disability5,03147.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over97,025100.0
Same house in 199553,03654.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199539,16840.4
Same county
27,80128.7
Different county
11,36711.7
Same state
5,9006.1
Different state
5,4675.6
Elsewhere in 19954,8215.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population106,211100.0
Native76,79372.3
Born in United States
75,17870.8
State of residence
60,88957.3
Different state
14,28913.5
Born outside United States
1,6151.5
Foreign born29,41827.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
11,00510.4
Naturalized citizen
10,4299.8
Not a citizen
18,98917.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)29,418100.0
Europe3361.1
Asia1,5295.2
Africa630.2
Oceania150.1
Latin America27,12292.2
Northern America3531.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over97,025100.0
English only23,14323.9
Language other than English73,88276.1
Speak English less than 'very well
30,23231.2
Spanish
71,80074.0
Speak English less than "very well"
29,50630.4
Other Indo-European languages
6720.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1960.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,3111.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4790.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population106,211100.0

Total ancestries reported

101,66395.7
Arab3230.3
Czech12030.2
Danish1280.1
Dutch5330.5
English2,9842.8
French (except Basque)18570.8
French Canadian1880.1
German4,0423.8
Greek770.1
Hungarian1140.1
Irish12,5992.4
Italian9020.8
Lithuanian350.0
Norwegian4710.4
Polish4560.4
Portuguese540.1
Russian1740.2
Scotch-Irish4930.5
Scottish4700.4
Slovak90.0
Subsaharan African2100.2
Swedish5040.5
Swiss710.1
Ukrainian890.1
United States or American3,0182.8
Welsh1740.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)770.1
Other ancestries82,50877.7
(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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