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Social Statistics for Lamar County, Texas

Lamar county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,054100.0
Nursery school, preschool8527.1
Kindergarten7346.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,75047.7
High school (grades 9-12)2,87123.8
College or graduate school1,84715.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over31,612100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5848.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,89815.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,50133.2
Some college, no degree7,23722.9
Associate degree1,8245.8
Bachelor's degree2,9879.4
Graduate or professional degree1,5815.0
Percent high school graduate or higher76.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over37,906100.0
Never married6,98418.4
Now married, except separated22,44059.2
Separated8072.1
Widowed3,2708.6
Female
2,6877.1
Divorced4,40511.6
Female
2,4846.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,140100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren75566.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over35,773100.0
Civilian veterans5,41515.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,222100.0
With a disability9848.8
Population 21 to 64 years25,913100.0
With a disability6,27824.2
Percent employed
51.6(X)
No disability19,63575.8
Percent employed
74.8(X)
Population 65 years and over7,100100.0
With a disability3,51349.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over45,106100.0
Same house in 199522,38949.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199522,14549.1
Same county
14,27631.6
Different county
7,86917.4
Same state
4,68510.4
Different state
3,1847.1
Elsewhere in 19955721.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population48,499100.0
Native47,49397.9
Born in United States
47,30997.5
State of residence
37,43777.2
Different state
9,87220.4
Born outside United States
1840.4
Foreign born1,0062.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5731.2
Naturalized citizen
3060.6
Not a citizen
7001.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,006100.0
Europe10810.7
Asia13713.6
Africa141.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America71971.5
Northern America282.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over45,106100.0
English only42,98995.3
Language other than English2,1174.7
Speak English less than 'very well
7831.7
Spanish
1,5173.4
Speak English less than "very well"
5941.3
Other Indo-European languages
4140.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1490.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1690.4
Speak English less than "very well"
340.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population48,499100.0

Total ancestries reported

38,19178.7
Arab70.0
Czech1930.2
Danish250.1
Dutch9582.0
English3,4367.1
French (except Basque)17451.5
French Canadian1560.1
German3,8397.9
Greek260.1
Hungarian430.1
Irish15,12810.6
Italian5031.0
Lithuanian130.0
Norwegian2140.4
Polish1470.3
Portuguese360.1
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish6761.4
Scottish5571.1
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African1230.3
Swedish1280.3
Swiss230.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American8,03916.6
Welsh1550.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)850.2
Other ancestries13,12927.1
(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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