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Social Statistics

Hidalgo county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,699100.0
Nursery school, preschool844.9
Kindergarten1418.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)85250.1
High school (grades 9-12)50629.8
College or graduate school1166.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,596100.0
Less than 9th grade64217.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma48013.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,32836.9
Some college, no degree69619.4
Associate degree942.6
Bachelor's degree2246.2
Graduate or professional degree1323.7
Percent high school graduate or higher68.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,395100.0
Never married1,03223.5
Now married, except separated2,44655.7
Separated761.7
Widowed3177.2
Female
2275.2
Divorced52411.9
Female
2846.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years131100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6045.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,045100.0
Civilian veterans55113.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,652100.0
With a disability1056.4
Population 21 to 64 years2,982100.0
With a disability81327.3
Percent employed
49.8(X)
No disability2,16972.7
Percent employed
66.0(X)
Population 65 years and over751100.0
With a disability39853.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,473100.0
Same house in 19953,52664.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,83433.5
Same county
98217.9
Different county
85215.6
Same state
2334.3
Different state
61911.3
Elsewhere in 19951132.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,932100.0
Native5,27588.9
Born in United States
5,24088.3
State of residence
3,21054.1
Different state
2,03034.2
Born outside United States
350.6
Foreign born65711.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2313.9
Naturalized citizen
2444.1
Not a citizen
4137.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)657100.0
Europe132.0
Asia50.8
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America63997.3
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,473100.0
English only3,08656.4
Language other than English2,38743.6
Speak English less than 'very well
85615.6
Spanish
2,37143.3
Speak English less than "very well"
85015.5
Other Indo-European languages
140.3
Speak English less than "very well"
40.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
20.0
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,932100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,59794.4
Arab00.0
Czech1130.2
Danish280.5
Dutch110.2
English3495.9
French (except Basque)1851.4
French Canadian170.1
German4177.0
Greek20.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish14096.9
Italian560.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian480.8
Polish80.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian30.1
Scotch-Irish420.7
Scottish681.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish220.4
Swiss20.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American4106.9
Welsh140.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.1
Other ancestries3,60060.7
(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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