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Ector county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school36,067100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,3856.6
Kindergarten1,9835.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)17,18147.6
High school (grades 9-12)8,78724.4
College or graduate school5,73115.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over71,756100.0
Less than 9th grade10,98915.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,99916.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,24026.8
Some college, no degree17,07723.8
Associate degree3,8405.4
Bachelor's degree6,1838.6
Graduate or professional degree2,4283.4
Percent high school graduate or higher68.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over90,868100.0
Never married20,19722.2
Now married, except separated52,06657.3
Separated2,3102.5
Widowed5,9046.5
Female
4,9275.4
Divorced10,39111.4
Female
5,8866.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,695100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,11957.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over84,333100.0
Civilian veterans9,19210.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years33,287100.0
With a disability2,4407.3
Population 21 to 64 years64,273100.0
With a disability12,71819.8
Percent employed
50.6(X)
No disability51,55580.2
Percent employed
72.2(X)
Population 65 years and over12,577100.0
With a disability5,44643.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over111,545100.0
Same house in 199563,66657.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199546,60741.8
Same county
32,81929.4
Different county
13,78812.4
Same state
9,7868.8
Different state
4,0023.6
Elsewhere in 19951,2721.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population121,123100.0
Native108,25089.4
Born in United States
107,40088.7
State of residence
86,30871.3
Different state
21,09217.4
Born outside United States
8500.7
Foreign born12,87310.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,0382.5
Naturalized citizen
5,1564.3
Not a citizen
7,7176.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,873100.0
Europe1721.3
Asia7045.5
Africa340.3
Oceania60.0
Latin America11,89792.4
Northern America600.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over111,545100.0
English only70,21562.9
Language other than English41,33037.1
Speak English less than 'very well
15,07013.5
Spanish
40,17436.0
Speak English less than "very well"
14,71213.2
Other Indo-European languages
4600.4
Speak English less than "very well"
970.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5460.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2010.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population121,123100.0

Total ancestries reported

104,33186.1
Arab690.1
Czech12610.2
Danish1030.1
Dutch1,2351.0
English8,1516.7
French (except Basque)11,9541.6
French Canadian11520.1
German7,6456.3
Greek640.1
Hungarian910.1
Irish17,7756.4
Italian8210.7
Lithuanian170.0
Norwegian4210.3
Polish3660.3
Portuguese570.0
Russian700.1
Scotch-Irish1,6041.3
Scottish1,2681.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2370.2
Swedish3570.3
Swiss1380.1
Ukrainian550.0
United States or American9,5567.9
Welsh3910.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2900.2
Other ancestries61,18350.5
(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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