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Social Statistics for Newton County, Texas

Newton county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,518100.0
Nursery school, preschool2216.3
Kindergarten1604.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,84752.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,07630.6
College or graduate school2146.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,738100.0
Less than 9th grade1,01010.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,03520.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,42645.5
Some college, no degree1,46815.1
Associate degree2622.7
Bachelor's degree3633.7
Graduate or professional degree1741.8
Percent high school graduate or higher68.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher5.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over11,891100.0
Never married2,31619.5
Now married, except separated7,14760.1
Separated2792.3
Widowed9087.6
Female
7326.2
Divorced1,24110.4
Female
6005.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years401100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren27468.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over11,119100.0
Civilian veterans1,44113.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,562100.0
With a disability3048.5
Population 21 to 64 years7,874100.0
With a disability2,00125.4
Percent employed
41.0(X)
No disability5,87374.6
Percent employed
65.5(X)
Population 65 years and over2,067100.0
With a disability1,20858.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over14,089100.0
Same house in 19959,46767.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,47631.8
Same county
1,88913.4
Different county
2,58718.4
Same state
2,20315.6
Different state
3842.7
Elsewhere in 19951461.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,072100.0
Native14,94099.1
Born in United States
14,89998.9
State of residence
11,71877.7
Different state
3,18121.1
Born outside United States
410.3
Foreign born1320.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
380.3
Naturalized citizen
640.4
Not a citizen
680.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)132100.0
Europe1813.6
Asia3224.2
Africa53.8
Oceania00.0
Latin America7254.5
Northern America53.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over14,089100.0
English only13,57896.4
Language other than English5113.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1491.1
Spanish
3642.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1050.7
Other Indo-European languages
1220.9
Speak English less than "very well"
190.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
250.2
Speak English less than "very well"
250.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,072100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,91079.0
Arab00.0
Czech1360.2
Danish290.2
Dutch1571.0
English9126.1
French (except Basque)17194.8
French Canadian12021.3
German6744.5
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,1627.7
Italian1050.7
Lithuanian480.3
Norwegian180.1
Polish550.4
Portuguese00.0
Russian60.0
Scotch-Irish2001.3
Scottish1320.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African500.3
Swedish360.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian60.0
United States or American3,33022.1
Welsh130.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)200.1
Other ancestries4,00026.5
(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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