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Social Statistics for Hockley County, Texas

Hockley county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,942100.0
Nursery school, preschool3885.6
Kindergarten3495.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,08744.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,60723.1
College or graduate school1,51121.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,466100.0
Less than 9th grade2,11615.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,16516.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,53226.2
Some college, no degree2,84521.1
Associate degree9837.3
Bachelor's degree1,1758.7
Graduate or professional degree6504.8
Percent high school graduate or higher68.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,357100.0
Never married3,93822.7
Now married, except separated10,44860.2
Separated3041.8
Widowed1,2267.1
Female
1,0386.0
Divorced1,4418.3
Female
8745.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years650100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren45469.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over16,095100.0
Civilian veterans1,64010.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,355100.0
With a disability5098.0
Population 21 to 64 years11,793100.0
With a disability2,44820.8
Percent employed
52.9(X)
No disability9,34579.2
Percent employed
74.8(X)
Population 65 years and over2,654100.0
With a disability1,25447.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over21,063100.0
Same house in 199512,25258.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,68041.2
Same county
4,76022.6
Different county
3,92018.6
Same state
3,21315.3
Different state
7073.4
Elsewhere in 19951310.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population22,716100.0
Native21,54094.8
Born in United States
21,44594.4
State of residence
18,72382.4
Different state
2,72212.0
Born outside United States
950.4
Foreign born1,1765.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4091.8
Naturalized citizen
4802.1
Not a citizen
6963.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,176100.0
Europe574.8
Asia746.3
Africa00.0
Oceania40.3
Latin America1,02987.5
Northern America121.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over21,063100.0
English only14,88270.7
Language other than English6,18129.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2,18110.4
Spanish
6,02328.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,12410.1
Other Indo-European languages
920.4
Speak English less than "very well"
260.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
610.3
Speak English less than "very well"
310.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population22,716100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,24384.7
Arab50.0
Czech1590.3
Danish680.3
Dutch2191.0
English1,3556.0
French (except Basque)12401.1
French Canadian1220.1
German1,6447.2
Greek70.0
Hungarian50.0
Irish11,6117.1
Italian1450.6
Lithuanian40.0
Norwegian410.2
Polish860.4
Portuguese170.1
Russian100.0
Scotch-Irish3191.4
Scottish2671.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African390.2
Swedish830.4
Swiss320.1
Ukrainian50.0
United States or American2,93712.9
Welsh640.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)480.2
Other ancestries9,91143.6
(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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