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Social Statistics

Gregg county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school29,686100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,0106.8
Kindergarten1,5625.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,85346.7
High school (grades 9-12)7,24424.4
College or graduate school5,01716.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over70,006100.0
Less than 9th grade4,6426.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,99214.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,37227.7
Some college, no degree17,71225.3
Associate degree4,6296.6
Bachelor's degree9,27613.3
Graduate or professional degree4,3836.3
Percent high school graduate or higher79.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over86,856100.0
Never married19,12022.0
Now married, except separated48,88556.3
Separated2,1772.5
Widowed6,5777.6
Female
5,5426.4
Divorced10,09711.6
Female
5,8396.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,658100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,56658.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over81,563100.0
Civilian veterans11,07713.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years27,323100.0
With a disability2,5629.4
Population 21 to 64 years60,315100.0
With a disability13,20121.9
Percent employed
55.9(X)
No disability47,11478.1
Percent employed
76.6(X)
Population 65 years and over14,185100.0
With a disability6,42945.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over103,667100.0
Same house in 199553,95052.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199548,13546.4
Same county
27,75826.8
Different county
20,37719.7
Same state
14,41913.9
Different state
5,9585.7
Elsewhere in 19951,5821.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population111,379100.0
Native105,32694.6
Born in United States
104,62893.9
State of residence
76,86369.0
Different state
27,76524.9
Born outside United States
6980.6
Foreign born6,0535.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,4023.1
Naturalized citizen
1,6911.5
Not a citizen
4,3623.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,053100.0
Europe3806.3
Asia5639.3
Africa1171.9
Oceania220.4
Latin America4,88080.6
Northern America911.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over103,667100.0
English only93,98490.7
Language other than English9,6839.3
Speak English less than 'very well
4,9114.7
Spanish
8,3988.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4,6124.4
Other Indo-European languages
7700.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1490.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3910.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1370.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population111,379100.0

Total ancestries reported

92,46883.0
Arab1410.1
Czech13410.3
Danish1090.1
Dutch1,5531.4
English8,8768.0
French (except Basque)12,6382.4
French Canadian15060.5
German8,9288.0
Greek400.0
Hungarian930.1
Irish19,8838.9
Italian1,4621.3
Lithuanian150.0
Norwegian6070.5
Polish5370.5
Portuguese730.1
Russian1840.2
Scotch-Irish1,9541.8
Scottish1,7031.5
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African9400.8
Swedish4270.4
Swiss1090.1
Ukrainian60.0
United States or American13,65312.3
Welsh3820.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)830.1
Other ancestries37,21833.4
(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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