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Social Statistics for Jefferson County, Texas

Jefferson county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school67,831100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,8927.2
Kindergarten3,7365.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)30,44744.9
High school (grades 9-12)17,16025.3
College or graduate school11,59617.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over161,261100.0
Less than 9th grade12,7677.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma21,97313.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)53,42133.1
Some college, no degree38,31223.8
Associate degree8,5255.3
Bachelor's degree18,47711.5
Graduate or professional degree7,7864.8
Percent high school graduate or higher78.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over198,653100.0
Never married48,65024.5
Now married, except separated107,11453.9
Separated5,2382.6
Widowed14,9717.5
Female
12,3266.2
Divorced22,68011.4
Female
12,6996.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,570100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,39051.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over186,655100.0
Civilian veterans24,90013.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years58,500100.0
With a disability4,8948.4
Population 21 to 64 years129,493100.0
With a disability28,32321.9
Percent employed
51.9(X)
No disability101,17078.1
Percent employed
73.0(X)
Population 65 years and over33,172100.0
With a disability15,25546.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over235,207100.0
Same house in 1995134,85657.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199596,64241.1
Same county
62,20926.4
Different county
34,43314.6
Same state
24,11610.3
Different state
10,3174.4
Elsewhere in 19953,7091.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population252,051100.0
Native236,44393.8
Born in United States
235,03093.2
State of residence
179,25471.1
Different state
55,77622.1
Born outside United States
1,4130.6
Foreign born15,6086.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,9712.8
Naturalized citizen
5,7272.3
Not a citizen
9,8813.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,608100.0
Europe8805.6
Asia4,56229.2
Africa2111.4
Oceania560.4
Latin America9,69662.1
Northern America2031.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over235,207100.0
English only204,09386.8
Language other than English31,11413.2
Speak English less than 'very well
13,8075.9
Spanish
19,7238.4
Speak English less than "very well"
9,3224.0
Other Indo-European languages
5,6282.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5200.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,2972.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,8171.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population252,051100.0

Total ancestries reported

221,61287.9
Arab6700.3
Czech17240.3
Danish2610.1
Dutch2,5361.0
English15,1396.0
French (except Basque)118,3277.3
French Canadian17,5103.0
German16,6456.6
Greek3210.1
Hungarian1580.1
Irish116,6286.6
Italian6,9742.8
Lithuanian770.0
Norwegian5890.2
Polish1,1800.5
Portuguese2030.1
Russian2440.1
Scotch-Irish3,9241.6
Scottish2,1270.8
Slovak460.0
Subsaharan African1,9740.8
Swedish9540.4
Swiss1470.1
Ukrainian1780.1
United States or American15,6366.2
Welsh6100.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2980.1
Other ancestries107,53242.7
(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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