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Social Statistics

Jim wells county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,609100.0
Nursery school, preschool7286.3
Kindergarten5304.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,85250.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,96825.6
College or graduate school1,53113.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,525100.0
Less than 9th grade4,08617.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,19117.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,61332.4
Some college, no degree4,24618.0
Associate degree8223.5
Bachelor's degree1,6917.2
Graduate or professional degree8763.7
Percent high school graduate or higher64.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,166100.0
Never married6,82523.4
Now married, except separated17,12058.7
Separated8192.8
Widowed1,9356.6
Female
1,5335.3
Divorced2,4678.5
Female
1,4364.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,608100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren68742.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over27,000100.0
Civilian veterans3,02611.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,933100.0
With a disability6485.9
Population 21 to 64 years20,295100.0
With a disability5,15725.4
Percent employed
47.8(X)
No disability15,13874.6
Percent employed
68.3(X)
Population 65 years and over4,521100.0
With a disability2,37452.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over36,159100.0
Same house in 199523,91766.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,93833.0
Same county
6,99719.4
Different county
4,94113.7
Same state
4,28911.9
Different state
6521.8
Elsewhere in 19953040.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population39,326100.0
Native37,91396.4
Born in United States
37,73095.9
State of residence
35,00789.0
Different state
2,7236.9
Born outside United States
1830.5
Foreign born1,4133.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3620.9
Naturalized citizen
6601.7
Not a citizen
7531.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,413100.0
Europe271.9
Asia1188.4
Africa80.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,21285.8
Northern America483.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over36,159100.0
English only13,50737.4
Language other than English22,65262.6
Speak English less than 'very well
7,83721.7
Spanish
22,37161.9
Speak English less than "very well"
7,75721.5
Other Indo-European languages
1950.5
Speak English less than "very well"
660.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
530.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population39,326100.0

Total ancestries reported

34,14686.8
Arab220.1
Czech1990.3
Danish230.1
Dutch1310.3
English9022.3
French (except Basque)12640.7
French Canadian1660.2
German1,9695.0
Greek00.0
Hungarian50.0
Irish11,0692.7
Italian1520.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian220.1
Polish2150.5
Portuguese10.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish2350.6
Scottish1430.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish740.2
Swiss130.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,3613.5
Welsh100.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)120.0
Other ancestries27,35869.6
(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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