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Social Statistics for Dawson County, Texas

Dawson county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,867100.0
Nursery school, preschool2316.0
Kindergarten2646.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,79046.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,00325.9
College or graduate school57915.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,949100.0
Less than 9th grade1,87518.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,58315.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,46934.9
Some college, no degree1,78718.0
Associate degree1881.9
Bachelor's degree7867.9
Graduate or professional degree2612.6
Percent high school graduate or higher65.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over11,870100.0
Never married1,90816.1
Now married, except separated7,96767.1
Separated3092.6
Widowed8967.5
Female
7086.0
Divorced7906.7
Female
4904.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years422100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24157.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over11,157100.0
Civilian veterans9888.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,321100.0
With a disability2537.6
Population 21 to 64 years6,411100.0
With a disability1,49923.4
Percent employed
49.4(X)
No disability4,91276.6
Percent employed
71.4(X)
Population 65 years and over2,096100.0
With a disability96646.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over14,126100.0
Same house in 19958,21358.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,81741.2
Same county
2,42617.2
Different county
3,39124.0
Same state
2,01814.3
Different state
1,3739.7
Elsewhere in 1995960.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population14,985100.0
Native14,36295.8
Born in United States
14,27995.3
State of residence
11,92079.5
Different state
2,35915.7
Born outside United States
830.6
Foreign born6234.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2791.9
Naturalized citizen
2531.7
Not a citizen
3702.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)623100.0
Europe121.9
Asia487.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America55188.4
Northern America121.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over14,126100.0
English only7,86255.7
Language other than English6,26444.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1,83213.0
Spanish
5,85141.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,72812.2
Other Indo-European languages
2211.6
Speak English less than "very well"
730.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1401.0
Speak English less than "very well"
310.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population14,985100.0

Total ancestries reported

9,41362.8
Arab00.0
Czech150.0
Danish00.0
Dutch150.1
English6194.1
French (except Basque)1940.6
French Canadian120.0
German6104.1
Greek70.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish15223.5
Italian500.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian380.3
Polish90.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish1721.1
Scottish650.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African60.0
Swedish130.1
Swiss80.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,2028.0
Welsh100.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries5,96139.8
(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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