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Social Statistics for Dewitt County, Texas

Dewitt county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,753100.0
Nursery school, preschool2815.9
Kindergarten2164.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,28648.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,39229.3
College or graduate school57812.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,969100.0
Less than 9th grade2,20415.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,28416.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,59432.9
Some college, no degree2,65619.0
Associate degree5774.1
Bachelor's degree1,1288.1
Graduate or professional degree5263.8
Percent high school graduate or higher67.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over16,219100.0
Never married3,52621.7
Now married, except separated9,18656.6
Separated4252.6
Widowed1,5919.8
Female
1,3358.2
Divorced1,4919.2
Female
5933.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years407100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18846.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,262100.0
Civilian veterans2,16714.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,282100.0
With a disability3798.9
Population 21 to 64 years9,364100.0
With a disability2,34425.0
Percent employed
49.4(X)
No disability7,02075.0
Percent employed
77.9(X)
Population 65 years and over3,475100.0
With a disability1,61546.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over18,898100.0
Same house in 199511,65461.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,06837.4
Same county
3,78620.0
Different county
3,28217.4
Same state
3,05216.1
Different state
2301.2
Elsewhere in 19951760.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population20,013100.0
Native19,50097.4
Born in United States
19,39696.9
State of residence
17,54987.7
Different state
1,8479.2
Born outside United States
1040.5
Foreign born5132.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1830.9
Naturalized citizen
2151.1
Not a citizen
2981.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)513100.0
Europe5410.5
Asia40.8
Africa71.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America43584.8
Northern America132.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over18,898100.0
English only14,50976.8
Language other than English4,38923.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1,4557.7
Spanish
3,85620.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3147.0
Other Indo-European languages
4942.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1290.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
160.1
Speak English less than "very well"
120.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population20,013100.0

Total ancestries reported

18,34591.7
Arab130.1
Czech19935.0
Danish180.1
Dutch1440.7
English9915.0
French (except Basque)13391.7
French Canadian1160.1
German5,14525.7
Greek410.2
Hungarian80.0
Irish11,1715.9
Italian1460.7
Lithuanian70.0
Norwegian280.1
Polish6313.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish3061.5
Scottish1200.6
Slovak40.0
Subsaharan African1200.6
Swedish650.3
Swiss220.1
Ukrainian70.0
United States or American9434.7
Welsh550.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)140.1
Other ancestries6,99835.0
(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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