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Social Statistics

Hidalgo county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school188,181100.0
Nursery school, preschool12,2066.5
Kindergarten12,9496.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)92,27749.0
High school (grades 9-12)43,70323.2
College or graduate school27,04614.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over304,670100.0
Less than 9th grade102,95233.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma48,00915.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)61,59820.2
Some college, no degree44,06814.5
Associate degree8,7102.9
Bachelor's degree25,5078.4
Graduate or professional degree13,8264.5
Percent high school graduate or higher50.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over400,097100.0
Never married105,36626.3
Now married, except separated239,09059.8
Separated12,0523.0
Widowed21,2535.3
Female
17,2074.3
Divorced22,3365.6
Female
13,8153.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years24,879100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8,73635.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over368,830100.0
Civilian veterans25,0136.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years171,080100.0
With a disability12,2587.2
Population 21 to 64 years280,920100.0
With a disability68,08524.2
Percent employed
51.8(X)
No disability212,83575.8
Percent employed
59.5(X)
Population 65 years and over54,480100.0
With a disability25,62247.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over511,643100.0
Same house in 1995312,57161.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995176,21034.4
Same county
131,94825.8
Different county
44,2628.7
Same state
22,2474.3
Different state
22,0154.3
Elsewhere in 199522,8624.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population569,463100.0
Native401,24870.5
Born in United States
395,79469.5
State of residence
330,97958.1
Different state
64,81511.4
Born outside United States
5,4541.0
Foreign born168,21529.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
61,96310.9
Naturalized citizen
48,4748.5
Not a citizen
119,74121.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)168,215100.0
Europe9340.6
Asia2,5531.5
Africa910.1
Oceania330.0
Latin America163,64197.3
Northern America9630.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over511,643100.0
English only86,36116.9
Language other than English425,28283.1
Speak English less than 'very well
196,82138.5
Spanish
421,11082.3
Speak English less than "very well"
195,42938.2
Other Indo-European languages
1,8320.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4680.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,1310.4
Speak English less than "very well"
8050.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population569,463100.0

Total ancestries reported

534,73393.9
Arab4320.1
Czech16940.1
Danish6580.1
Dutch1,5500.3
English9,0571.6
French (except Basque)12,5000.4
French Canadian15220.1
German13,7272.4
Greek1270.0
Hungarian1730.0
Irish17,5381.3
Italian2,1710.4
Lithuanian640.0
Norwegian1,7260.3
Polish1,6120.3
Portuguese880.0
Russian3740.1
Scotch-Irish1,9040.3
Scottish1,7240.3
Slovak170.0
Subsaharan African5430.1
Swedish1,4630.3
Swiss2550.0
Ukrainian1640.0
United States or American11,5962.0
Welsh4850.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1160.0
Other ancestries473,45383.1
(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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