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Social Statistics for Lee County, Texas

Lee county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,941100.0
Nursery school, preschool2877.3
Kindergarten2586.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,94849.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,12528.5
College or graduate school3238.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,804100.0
Less than 9th grade1,55115.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,22012.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,60636.8
Some college, no degree1,73417.7
Associate degree4114.2
Bachelor's degree9249.4
Graduate or professional degree3583.7
Percent high school graduate or higher71.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over12,148100.0
Never married2,20218.1
Now married, except separated7,98365.7
Separated1341.1
Widowed9317.7
Female
7616.3
Divorced8987.4
Female
4423.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years237100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15264.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over11,143100.0
Civilian veterans1,38312.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,662100.0
With a disability2406.6
Population 21 to 64 years8,180100.0
With a disability1,36616.7
Percent employed
62.6(X)
No disability6,81483.3
Percent employed
80.1(X)
Population 65 years and over2,081100.0
With a disability89142.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over14,555100.0
Same house in 19958,59059.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,70139.2
Same county
2,32316.0
Different county
3,37823.2
Same state
2,89819.9
Different state
4803.3
Elsewhere in 19952641.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,657100.0
Native14,69793.9
Born in United States
14,64493.5
State of residence
12,66580.9
Different state
1,97912.6
Born outside United States
530.3
Foreign born9606.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4392.8
Naturalized citizen
2121.4
Not a citizen
7484.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)960100.0
Europe485.0
Asia70.7
Africa00.0
Oceania20.2
Latin America89893.5
Northern America50.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over14,555100.0
English only11,63379.9
Language other than English2,92220.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,0807.4
Spanish
2,09814.4
Speak English less than "very well"
9196.3
Other Indo-European languages
8135.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1541.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
90.1
Speak English less than "very well"
70.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,657100.0

Total ancestries reported

14,06489.8
Arab00.0
Czech14002.6
Danish200.1
Dutch1020.7
English7584.8
French (except Basque)12891.8
French Canadian1330.2
German4,63729.6
Greek170.1
Hungarian270.2
Irish19195.9
Italian1280.8
Lithuanian10.0
Norwegian900.6
Polish880.6
Portuguese20.0
Russian290.2
Scotch-Irish1741.1
Scottish1561.0
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African310.2
Swedish1440.9
Swiss110.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American9806.3
Welsh870.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)370.2
Other ancestries4,89731.3
(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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