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Social Statistics

Houston county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,478100.0
Nursery school, preschool2684.9
Kindergarten3135.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,52346.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,88734.4
College or graduate school4878.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,244100.0
Less than 9th grade1,87711.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,99918.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,63234.7
Some college, no degree3,11819.2
Associate degree6293.9
Bachelor's degree1,2897.9
Graduate or professional degree7004.3
Percent high school graduate or higher70.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over18,927100.0
Never married3,64519.3
Now married, except separated11,38060.1
Separated4882.6
Widowed2,11811.2
Female
1,6238.6
Divorced1,2966.8
Female
6823.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years596100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren34157.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over17,794100.0
Civilian veterans2,78915.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,685100.0
With a disability3517.5
Population 21 to 64 years10,401100.0
With a disability2,17920.9
Percent employed
48.5(X)
No disability8,22279.1
Percent employed
71.4(X)
Population 65 years and over3,837100.0
With a disability1,80647.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over21,919100.0
Same house in 199511,86354.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,74944.5
Same county
4,24219.4
Different county
5,50725.1
Same state
4,65221.2
Different state
8553.9
Elsewhere in 19953071.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population23,185100.0
Native22,48397.0
Born in United States
22,43396.8
State of residence
19,14082.6
Different state
3,29314.2
Born outside United States
500.2
Foreign born7023.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4932.1
Naturalized citizen
1220.5
Not a citizen
5802.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)702100.0
Europe557.8
Asia649.1
Africa71.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America56680.6
Northern America101.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over21,919100.0
English only20,27292.5
Language other than English1,6477.5
Speak English less than 'very well
7063.2
Spanish
1,5317.0
Speak English less than "very well"
6623.0
Other Indo-European languages
750.3
Speak English less than "very well"
360.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
410.2
Speak English less than "very well"
80.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population23,185100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,53071.3
Arab00.0
Czech11310.6
Danish60.0
Dutch2120.9
English1,4086.1
French (except Basque)14642.0
French Canadian1890.4
German1,4336.2
Greek150.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,4336.2
Italian1110.5
Lithuanian30.0
Norwegian870.4
Polish720.3
Portuguese70.0
Russian160.1
Scotch-Irish4451.9
Scottish1950.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1470.6
Swedish890.4
Swiss70.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,91412.6
Welsh830.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)110.0
Other ancestries7,15230.8
(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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