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Social Statistics

Texas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,948,260100.0
Nursery school, preschool390,0946.6
Kindergarten348,2035.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,707,28145.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,299,79221.9
College or graduate school1,202,89020.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,790,893100.0
Less than 9th grade1,465,42011.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,649,14112.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,176,74324.8
Some college, no degree2,858,80222.4
Associate degree668,4945.2
Bachelor's degree1,996,25015.6
Graduate or professional degree976,0437.6
Percent high school graduate or higher75.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over15,937,643100.0
Never married4,076,69725.6
Now married, except separated9,006,32756.5
Separated392,9572.5
Widowed902,6135.7
Female
738,9534.6
Divorced1,559,0499.8
Female
895,2655.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years551,047100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren257,07446.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over14,871,550100.0
Civilian veterans1,754,80911.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,183,137100.0
With a disability410,1507.9
Population 21 to 64 years11,612,066100.0
With a disability2,315,41419.9
Percent employed
58.3(X)
No disability9,296,65280.1
Percent employed
74.7(X)
Population 65 years and over1,966,272100.0
With a disability879,97844.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over19,241,518100.0
Same house in 19959,545,36749.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,970,19146.6
Same county
5,204,38927.0
Different county
3,765,80219.6
Same state
2,402,95312.5
Different state
1,362,8497.1
Elsewhere in 1995725,9603.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population20,851,820100.0
Native17,952,17886.1
Born in United States
17,727,39485.0
State of residence
12,970,20362.2
Different state
4,757,19122.8
Born outside United States
224,7841.1
Foreign born2,899,64213.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,335,5246.4
Naturalized citizen
914,3264.4
Not a citizen
1,985,3169.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,899,640100.0
Europe152,3275.3
Asia466,21816.1
Africa64,4702.2
Oceania6,9840.2
Latin America2,172,47674.9
Northern America37,1651.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over19,241,518100.0
English only13,230,76568.8
Language other than English6,010,75331.2
Speak English less than 'very well
2,669,60313.9
Spanish
5,195,18227.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,369,03612.3
Other Indo-European languages
358,0191.9
Speak English less than "very well"
92,3800.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
374,3301.9
Speak English less than "very well"
186,5041.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population20,851,820100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,485,50593.4
Arab63,7330.3
Czech1187,7290.9
Danish43,7190.2
Dutch202,5661.0
English1,462,9847.0
French (except Basque)1466,8152.2
French Canadian188,9640.4
German2,068,9819.9
Greek32,3190.2
Hungarian30,2340.1
Irish11,507,8457.2
Italian363,3541.7
Lithuanian12,5860.1
Norwegian118,9680.6
Polish228,3091.1
Portuguese16,5520.1
Russian56,4650.3
Scotch-Irish337,6301.6
Scottish289,8271.4
Slovak10,3410.0
Subsaharan African132,7540.6
Swedish127,8710.6
Swiss28,7740.1
Ukrainian15,5740.1
United States or American1,554,0127.5
Welsh81,1130.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)40,3450.2
Other ancestries9,915,14147.6
(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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