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Social Statistics

Mesquite, Texas,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school36,375100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,4116.6
Kindergarten2,1505.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)18,03549.6
High school (grades 9-12)8,26022.7
College or graduate school5,51915.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over75,479100.0
Less than 9th grade3,6484.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,15712.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)22,28429.5
Some college, no degree21,29828.2
Associate degree5,1356.8
Bachelor's degree9,80413.0
Graduate or professional degree4,1535.5
Percent high school graduate or higher83.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over93,225100.0
Never married21,90223.5
Now married, except separated53,81757.7
Separated2,1392.3
Widowed4,3264.6
Female
3,5863.8
Divorced11,04111.8
Female
6,8427.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,994100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,21340.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over86,747100.0
Civilian veterans9,86411.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years33,460100.0
With a disability2,3076.9
Population 21 to 64 years73,089100.0
With a disability12,80117.5
Percent employed
65.7(X)
No disability60,28882.5
Percent employed
83.1(X)
Population 65 years and over8,016100.0
With a disability3,63745.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over115,260100.0
Same house in 199556,83649.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199555,86948.5
Same county
41,50836.0
Different county
14,36112.5
Same state
8,3217.2
Different state
6,0405.2
Elsewhere in 19952,5552.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population124,578100.0
Native113,16990.8
Born in United States
112,35690.2
State of residence
83,90767.4
Different state
28,44922.8
Born outside United States
8130.7
Foreign born11,4099.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,8713.9
Naturalized citizen
4,1683.3
Not a citizen
7,2415.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,409100.0
Europe5434.8
Asia3,77133.1
Africa5544.9
Oceania580.5
Latin America6,36955.8
Northern America1141.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over115,260100.0
English only95,83183.1
Language other than English19,42916.9
Speak English less than 'very well
7,6846.7
Spanish
13,76611.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5,9045.1
Other Indo-European languages
1,6571.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4390.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,9432.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0680.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population124,578100.0

Total ancestries reported

114,64592.0
Arab6100.5
Czech16850.5
Danish1060.1
Dutch1,9211.5
English9,6277.7
French (except Basque)13,0052.4
French Canadian12990.2
German11,9769.6
Greek1980.2
Hungarian1430.1
Irish111,1909.0
Italian2,4692.0
Lithuanian890.1
Norwegian5260.4
Polish9720.8
Portuguese800.1
Russian2430.2
Scotch-Irish1,7991.4
Scottish1,4851.2
Slovak660.1
Subsaharan African1,1410.9
Swedish6740.5
Swiss840.1
Ukrainian570.0
United States or American15,31112.3
Welsh5750.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2400.2
Other ancestries49,07439.4
(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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