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Social Statistics for Dona Ana County, New Mexico

Dona ana county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school60,034100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,5254.2
Kindergarten3,0005.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)24,60741.0
High school (grades 9-12)12,12320.2
College or graduate school17,77929.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over99,893100.0
Less than 9th grade18,18618.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,73611.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)22,40422.4
Some college, no degree19,90519.9
Associate degree5,3935.4
Bachelor's degree13,04013.1
Graduate or professional degree9,2299.2
Percent high school graduate or higher70.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over131,163100.0
Never married39,56530.2
Now married, except separated69,00652.6
Separated2,8802.2
Widowed6,9075.3
Female
5,4084.1
Divorced12,8059.8
Female
7,3525.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,303100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,45546.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over122,423100.0
Civilian veterans15,40612.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years48,698100.0
With a disability4,0898.4
Population 21 to 64 years91,597100.0
With a disability19,50021.3
Percent employed
52.5(X)
No disability72,09778.7
Percent employed
68.0(X)
Population 65 years and over18,353100.0
With a disability7,86142.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over161,181100.0
Same house in 199585,52853.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199570,98344.0
Same county
39,29424.4
Different county
31,68919.7
Same state
11,3817.1
Different state
20,30812.6
Elsewhere in 19954,6702.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population174,682100.0
Native142,05981.3
Born in United States
139,89080.1
State of residence
70,10040.1
Different state
69,79040.0
Born outside United States
2,1691.2
Foreign born32,62318.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
10,1865.8
Naturalized citizen
11,2336.4
Not a citizen
21,39012.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)32,623100.0
Europe1,0373.2
Asia1,1283.5
Africa950.3
Oceania160.0
Latin America30,16392.5
Northern America1840.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over161,181100.0
English only73,55445.6
Language other than English87,62754.4
Speak English less than 'very well
35,67422.1
Spanish
84,74552.6
Speak English less than "very well"
34,90121.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,6831.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3440.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6250.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2740.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population174,682100.0

Total ancestries reported

174,01499.6
Arab3730.2
Czech13820.2
Danish4930.3
Dutch1,4680.8
English9,9435.7
French (except Basque)12,4971.4
French Canadian15230.3
German13,3857.7
Greek1960.1
Hungarian3510.2
Irish19,2775.3
Italian2,4881.4
Lithuanian1130.1
Norwegian1,3210.8
Polish1,3300.8
Portuguese1740.1
Russian7490.4
Scotch-Irish2,2471.3
Scottish1,9961.1
Slovak660.0
Subsaharan African3650.2
Swedish1,3110.8
Swiss3210.2
Ukrainian830.0
United States or American7,3344.2
Welsh7840.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)660.0
Other ancestries114,37865.5
(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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