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Bell county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school65,774100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,5076.9
Kindergarten4,2566.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)29,96345.6
High school (grades 9-12)13,18120.0
College or graduate school13,86721.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over137,430100.0
Less than 9th grade7,9505.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma13,1319.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)37,71427.4
Some college, no degree39,45928.7
Associate degree11,9688.7
Bachelor's degree18,36413.4
Graduate or professional degree8,8446.4
Percent high school graduate or higher84.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over179,396100.0
Never married39,89522.2
Now married, except separated106,92559.6
Separated4,9802.8
Widowed8,7904.9
Female
7,2654.0
Divorced18,80610.5
Female
10,2065.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,519100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,40153.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over144,988100.0
Civilian veterans34,75824.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years57,043100.0
With a disability4,8688.5
Population 21 to 64 years113,399100.0
With a disability22,04619.4
Percent employed
57.2(X)
No disability91,35380.6
Percent employed
74.2(X)
Population 65 years and over19,127100.0
With a disability8,76545.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over216,793100.0
Same house in 199585,62239.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995119,78055.3
Same county
51,96024.0
Different county
67,82031.3
Same state
25,76911.9
Different state
42,05119.4
Elsewhere in 199511,3915.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population237,974100.0
Native220,65292.7
Born in United States
208,57187.6
State of residence
114,11148.0
Different state
94,46039.7
Born outside United States
12,0815.1
Foreign born17,3227.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,3492.7
Naturalized citizen
8,2783.5
Not a citizen
9,0443.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)17,322100.0
Europe4,00223.1
Asia4,94128.5
Africa3782.2
Oceania1731.0
Latin America7,60543.9
Northern America2231.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over216,793100.0
English only178,35682.3
Language other than English38,43717.7
Speak English less than 'very well
12,3535.7
Spanish
26,04812.0
Speak English less than "very well"
8,6724.0
Other Indo-European languages
6,5623.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3110.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,2832.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2211.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population237,974100.0

Total ancestries reported

231,68697.4
Arab3180.1
Czech14,4961.9
Danish3860.2
Dutch3,0761.3
English15,7906.6
French (except Basque)15,6242.4
French Canadian11,3690.6
German33,11313.9
Greek3470.1
Hungarian3350.1
Irish120,5818.6
Italian4,6982.0
Lithuanian1160.0
Norwegian1,7930.8
Polish2,5541.1
Portuguese2410.1
Russian3480.1
Scotch-Irish4,2781.8
Scottish3,7771.6
Slovak820.0
Subsaharan African1,9580.8
Swedish1,6730.7
Swiss3350.1
Ukrainian2420.1
United States or American18,4887.8
Welsh9240.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,2070.5
Other ancestries103,53743.5
(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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