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Social Statistics

Dimmit county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,249100.0
Nursery school, preschool1514.6
Kindergarten2347.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,62550.0
High school (grades 9-12)82025.2
College or graduate school41912.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,982100.0
Less than 9th grade1,84230.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma89214.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,57126.3
Some college, no degree87114.6
Associate degree2013.4
Bachelor's degree4677.8
Graduate or professional degree1382.3
Percent high school graduate or higher54.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,440100.0
Never married1,85324.9
Now married, except separated4,23256.9
Separated2132.9
Widowed6578.8
Female
4856.5
Divorced4856.5
Female
2663.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years411100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren20750.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,859100.0
Civilian veterans5508.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,993100.0
With a disability1414.7
Population 21 to 64 years5,068100.0
With a disability1,34426.5
Percent employed
43.1(X)
No disability3,72473.5
Percent employed
66.2(X)
Population 65 years and over1,265100.0
With a disability90271.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,419100.0
Same house in 19956,45668.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,89430.7
Same county
1,97521.0
Different county
9199.8
Same state
5936.3
Different state
3263.5
Elsewhere in 1995690.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population10,248100.0
Native9,46592.4
Born in United States
9,42592.0
State of residence
8,20880.1
Different state
1,21711.9
Born outside United States
400.4
Foreign born7837.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1751.7
Naturalized citizen
4194.1
Not a citizen
3643.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)783100.0
Europe70.9
Asia283.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America73694.0
Northern America121.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,419100.0
English only2,21223.5
Language other than English7,20776.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2,73129.0
Spanish
7,16376.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,72028.9
Other Indo-European languages
270.3
Speak English less than "very well"
110.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
100.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population10,248100.0

Total ancestries reported

9,14789.3
Arab00.0
Czech1470.5
Danish00.0
Dutch720.7
English720.7
French (except Basque)1370.4
French Canadian100.0
German2012.0
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11371.3
Italian220.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian60.1
Polish60.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish670.7
Scottish780.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African50.0
Swedish00.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3022.9
Welsh100.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)220.2
Other ancestries8,06378.7
(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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