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Social Statistics for Kent County, Texas

Kent county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school179100.0
Nursery school, preschool21.1
Kindergarten31.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10257.0
High school (grades 9-12)6033.5
College or graduate school126.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over643100.0
Less than 9th grade619.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8012.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)23837.0
Some college, no degree14722.9
Associate degree203.1
Bachelor's degree6510.1
Graduate or professional degree325.0
Percent high school graduate or higher78.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over720100.0
Never married10714.9
Now married, except separated49869.2
Separated10.1
Widowed628.6
Female
537.4
Divorced527.2
Female
182.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren466.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over683100.0
Civilian veterans10214.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years172100.0
With a disability158.7
Population 21 to 64 years443100.0
With a disability7216.3
Percent employed
34.7(X)
No disability37183.7
Percent employed
82.2(X)
Population 65 years and over179100.0
With a disability8949.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over832100.0
Same house in 199552262.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199531037.3
Same county
10412.5
Different county
20624.8
Same state
18422.1
Different state
222.6
Elsewhere in 199500.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population859100.0
Native84498.3
Born in United States
83597.2
State of residence
73485.4
Different state
10111.8
Born outside United States
91.0
Foreign born151.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
30.3
Naturalized citizen
91.0
Not a citizen
60.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15100.0
Europe213.3
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1386.7
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over832100.0
English only73788.6
Language other than English9511.4
Speak English less than 'very well
354.2
Spanish
9511.4
Speak English less than "very well"
354.2
Other Indo-European languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population859100.0

Total ancestries reported

55564.6
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch70.8
English12014.0
French (except Basque)1131.5
French Canadian100.0
German728.4
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish1485.6
Italian30.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian60.7
Polish00.0
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish172.0
Scottish141.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish60.7
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American9010.5
Welsh20.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.3
Other ancestries15417.9
(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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