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Galveston county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school69,639100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,7186.8
Kindergarten3,7715.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)31,38545.1
High school (grades 9-12)15,11121.7
College or graduate school14,65421.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over161,503100.0
Less than 9th grade10,9036.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma19,88412.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)42,63826.4
Some college, no degree41,20725.5
Associate degree10,1896.3
Bachelor's degree23,72414.7
Graduate or professional degree12,9588.0
Percent high school graduate or higher80.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over194,876100.0
Never married46,02323.6
Now married, except separated108,91855.9
Separated5,0612.6
Widowed12,3396.3
Female
9,9825.1
Divorced22,53511.6
Female
12,4416.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,641100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,40051.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over182,998100.0
Civilian veterans25,31213.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years58,828100.0
With a disability4,3037.3
Population 21 to 64 years144,440100.0
With a disability26,37618.3
Percent employed
56.8(X)
No disability118,06481.7
Percent employed
75.3(X)
Population 65 years and over26,382100.0
With a disability11,93745.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over232,804100.0
Same house in 1995122,08452.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995105,35445.3
Same county
58,44025.1
Different county
46,91420.2
Same state
33,55214.4
Different state
13,3625.7
Elsewhere in 19955,3662.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population250,158100.0
Native229,48091.7
Born in United States
227,38290.9
State of residence
163,25465.3
Different state
64,12825.6
Born outside United States
2,0980.8
Foreign born20,6788.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,5593.8
Naturalized citizen
7,2332.9
Not a citizen
13,4455.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)20,676100.0
Europe1,9969.7
Asia4,37921.2
Africa3071.5
Oceania780.4
Latin America13,26064.1
Northern America6563.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over232,804100.0
English only192,77982.8
Language other than English40,02517.2
Speak English less than 'very well
16,6897.2
Spanish
31,46513.5
Speak English less than "very well"
13,7125.9
Other Indo-European languages
4,3451.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1470.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,6951.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7030.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population250,158100.0

Total ancestries reported

241,14696.4
Arab5770.2
Czech12,3200.9
Danish7000.3
Dutch2,8231.1
English20,8598.3
French (except Basque)19,2063.7
French Canadian11,6800.7
German30,79712.3
Greek6980.3
Hungarian4700.2
Irish122,9769.2
Italian9,4233.8
Lithuanian1670.1
Norwegian2,0880.8
Polish3,3691.3
Portuguese2260.1
Russian6550.3
Scotch-Irish4,2731.7
Scottish3,8221.5
Slovak920.0
Subsaharan African1,7870.7
Swedish2,0960.8
Swiss4070.2
Ukrainian2870.1
United States or American19,1727.7
Welsh1,0690.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3310.1
Other ancestries98,77639.5
(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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