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Social Statistics

Luna county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,401100.0
Nursery school, preschool2624.1
Kindergarten4567.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,42753.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,71726.8
College or graduate school5398.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,777100.0
Less than 9th grade3,49222.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,84318.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,71929.9
Some college, no degree2,61516.6
Associate degree4683.0
Bachelor's degree9916.3
Graduate or professional degree6494.1
Percent high school graduate or higher59.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over18,905100.0
Never married4,23922.4
Now married, except separated10,73056.8
Separated4152.2
Widowed1,6588.8
Female
1,3046.9
Divorced1,8639.9
Female
8904.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years884100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren59467.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over17,535100.0
Civilian veterans2,79415.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,495100.0
With a disability5638.7
Population 21 to 64 years11,939100.0
With a disability3,04225.5
Percent employed
36.9(X)
No disability8,89774.5
Percent employed
58.0(X)
Population 65 years and over4,444100.0
With a disability2,04245.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over23,130100.0
Same house in 199513,26557.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,12539.5
Same county
4,99321.6
Different county
4,13217.9
Same state
1,2575.4
Different state
2,87512.4
Elsewhere in 19957403.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,016100.0
Native20,13280.5
Born in United States
19,97179.8
State of residence
10,36141.4
Different state
9,61038.4
Born outside United States
1610.6
Foreign born4,88419.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,9928.0
Naturalized citizen
1,2164.9
Not a citizen
3,66814.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,884100.0
Europe1002.0
Asia791.6
Africa70.1
Oceania100.2
Latin America4,65095.2
Northern America380.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over23,130100.0
English only11,68950.5
Language other than English11,44149.5
Speak English less than 'very well
5,04321.8
Spanish
11,25548.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4,99721.6
Other Indo-European languages
1330.6
Speak English less than "very well"
260.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
290.1
Speak English less than "very well"
30.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,016100.0

Total ancestries reported

23,97095.8
Arab80.0
Czech1760.3
Danish750.3
Dutch3491.4
English1,4555.8
French (except Basque)14041.6
French Canadian11080.4
German2,0698.3
Greek130.1
Hungarian330.1
Irish11,6246.5
Italian3151.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1500.6
Polish1880.8
Portuguese80.0
Russian310.1
Scotch-Irish3201.3
Scottish2391.0
Slovak380.2
Subsaharan African30.0
Swedish950.4
Swiss480.2
Ukrainian80.0
United States or American1,7737.1
Welsh1210.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)100.0
Other ancestries14,40957.6
(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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