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Social Statistics for Gonzales County, Texas

Gonzales county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,671100.0
Nursery school, preschool3707.9
Kindergarten3507.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,44752.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,19225.5
College or graduate school3126.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,797100.0
Less than 9th grade2,39520.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,09217.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,98133.7
Some college, no degree1,78915.2
Associate degree2732.3
Bachelor's degree9858.3
Graduate or professional degree2822.4
Percent high school graduate or higher62.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,361100.0
Never married3,32523.2
Now married, except separated8,28157.7
Separated2842.0
Widowed1,2258.5
Female
1,0437.3
Divorced1,2468.7
Female
6024.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years470100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18439.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,416100.0
Civilian veterans1,72912.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,551100.0
With a disability3828.4
Population 21 to 64 years9,541100.0
With a disability2,25223.6
Percent employed
54.4(X)
No disability7,28976.4
Percent employed
76.2(X)
Population 65 years and over2,930100.0
With a disability1,24342.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over17,359100.0
Same house in 199510,63961.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,18535.6
Same county
3,75221.6
Different county
2,43314.0
Same state
2,01111.6
Different state
4222.4
Elsewhere in 19955353.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,628100.0
Native16,58189.0
Born in United States
16,52588.7
State of residence
14,93980.2
Different state
1,5868.5
Born outside United States
560.3
Foreign born2,04711.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,0635.7
Naturalized citizen
6883.7
Not a citizen
1,3597.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,047100.0
Europe341.7
Asia190.9
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,96596.0
Northern America291.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over17,359100.0
English only11,43465.9
Language other than English5,92534.1
Speak English less than 'very well
2,48214.3
Spanish
5,74533.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,46714.2
Other Indo-European languages
1761.0
Speak English less than "very well"
130.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
40.0
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,628100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,78790.1
Arab80.0
Czech17183.9
Danish190.1
Dutch1460.8
English1,1906.4
French (except Basque)14422.4
French Canadian1270.1
German2,72014.6
Greek100.1
Hungarian90.0
Irish11,2826.9
Italian750.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian220.1
Polish1290.7
Portuguese80.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish2811.5
Scottish1270.7
Slovak130.1
Subsaharan African120.1
Swedish170.1
Swiss150.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,1626.2
Welsh80.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries8,34244.8
(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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