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Social Statistics for Dickens County, Texas

Dickens county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school545100.0
Nursery school, preschool397.2
Kindergarten346.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)23442.9
High school (grades 9-12)17532.1
College or graduate school6311.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,940100.0
Less than 9th grade25713.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma31316.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)74738.5
Some college, no degree43322.3
Associate degree271.4
Bachelor's degree1316.8
Graduate or professional degree321.6
Percent high school graduate or higher70.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,365100.0
Never married27911.8
Now married, except separated1,64969.7
Separated401.7
Widowed1998.4
Female
1606.8
Divorced1988.4
Female
893.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years46100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3473.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,254100.0
Civilian veterans26811.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years437100.0
With a disability143.2
Population 21 to 64 years1,197100.0
With a disability31025.9
Percent employed
50.6(X)
No disability88774.1
Percent employed
78.5(X)
Population 65 years and over479100.0
With a disability24952.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,634100.0
Same house in 19951,61261.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,00938.3
Same county
36613.9
Different county
64324.4
Same state
49318.7
Different state
1505.7
Elsewhere in 1995130.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,762100.0
Native2,70798.0
Born in United States
2,70097.8
State of residence
2,21880.3
Different state
48217.5
Born outside United States
70.3
Foreign born552.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
240.9
Naturalized citizen
190.7
Not a citizen
361.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)55100.0
Europe00.0
Asia35.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America5294.5
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,634100.0
English only2,05978.2
Language other than English57521.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1084.1
Spanish
57021.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1084.1
Other Indo-European languages
50.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,762100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,74663.2
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish20.1
Dutch371.3
English1575.7
French (except Basque)1100.4
French Canadian100.0
German1314.7
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11344.9
Italian40.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian30.1
Polish30.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish451.6
Scottish431.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish70.3
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American55420.1
Welsh160.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.3
Other ancestries59321.5
(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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