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Social Statistics

Delta county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,344100.0
Nursery school, preschool675.0
Kindergarten795.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)70452.4
High school (grades 9-12)30822.9
College or graduate school18613.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,618100.0
Less than 9th grade3088.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma58016.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,30636.1
Some college, no degree77721.5
Associate degree1454.0
Bachelor's degree3068.5
Graduate or professional degree1965.4
Percent high school graduate or higher75.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,245100.0
Never married78918.6
Now married, except separated2,58360.8
Separated1072.5
Widowed43310.2
Female
3367.9
Divorced3337.8
Female
1433.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years85100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3844.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,967100.0
Civilian veterans63115.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,252100.0
With a disability1058.4
Population 21 to 64 years2,815100.0
With a disability67223.9
Percent employed
45.8(X)
No disability2,14376.1
Percent employed
76.6(X)
Population 65 years and over871100.0
With a disability50157.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,048100.0
Same house in 19952,85656.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,15242.6
Same county
89817.8
Different county
1,25424.8
Same state
1,06621.1
Different state
1883.7
Elsewhere in 1995400.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,327100.0
Native5,30299.5
Born in United States
5,28299.2
State of residence
4,33481.4
Different state
94817.8
Born outside United States
200.4
Foreign born250.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
00.0
Naturalized citizen
110.2
Not a citizen
140.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)25100.0
Europe00.0
Asia1456.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America936.0
Northern America28.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,048100.0
English only4,93697.8
Language other than English1122.2
Speak English less than 'very well
280.6
Spanish
741.5
Speak English less than "very well"
140.3
Other Indo-European languages
60.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
320.6
Speak English less than "very well"
140.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,327100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,85372.3
Arab00.0
Czech180.2
Danish160.3
Dutch370.7
English3105.8
French (except Basque)11001.9
French Canadian1100.2
German2414.5
Greek00.0
Hungarian50.1
Irish14468.4
Italian110.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian60.1
Polish200.4
Portuguese20.0
Russian40.1
Scotch-Irish1352.5
Scottish781.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African90.2
Swedish500.9
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,18522.2
Welsh190.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)40.1
Other ancestries1,15721.7
(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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