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Social Statistics

Nueces county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school91,444100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,9096.5
Kindergarten4,9025.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)41,15945.0
High school (grades 9-12)21,23023.2
College or graduate school18,24420.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over191,848100.0
Less than 9th grade23,67612.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma25,50413.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)48,02625.0
Some college, no degree47,65824.8
Associate degree10,9535.7
Bachelor's degree22,92712.0
Graduate or professional degree13,1046.8
Percent high school graduate or higher74.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over239,724100.0
Never married63,90626.7
Now married, except separated126,00052.6
Separated7,2163.0
Widowed15,1486.3
Female
12,2505.1
Divorced27,45411.5
Female
15,6246.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years11,621100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6,03151.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over221,976100.0
Civilian veterans31,85014.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years79,690100.0
With a disability6,8108.5
Population 21 to 64 years170,739100.0
With a disability37,29421.8
Percent employed
51.7(X)
No disability133,44578.2
Percent employed
73.2(X)
Population 65 years and over33,643100.0
With a disability15,96847.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over289,673100.0
Same house in 1995154,14853.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995130,95845.2
Same county
85,69429.6
Different county
45,26415.6
Same state
27,0489.3
Different state
18,2166.3
Elsewhere in 19954,5671.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population313,645100.0
Native293,13993.5
Born in United States
290,16592.5
State of residence
234,07874.6
Different state
56,08717.9
Born outside United States
2,9740.9
Foreign born20,5066.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,8942.2
Naturalized citizen
9,1132.9
Not a citizen
11,3933.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)20,506100.0
Europe1,5197.4
Asia2,75413.4
Africa2381.2
Oceania1500.7
Latin America15,06373.5
Northern America7823.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over289,673100.0
English only165,27957.1
Language other than English124,39442.9
Speak English less than 'very well
39,46213.6
Spanish
118,74341.0
Speak English less than "very well"
37,94613.1
Other Indo-European languages
3,0031.0
Speak English less than "very well"
6230.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,3420.8
Speak English less than "very well"
8380.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population313,645100.0

Total ancestries reported

298,33695.1
Arab5070.2
Czech13,5131.1
Danish5500.2
Dutch2,2780.7
English17,2705.5
French (except Basque)15,8431.9
French Canadian11,1690.4
German27,6178.8
Greek5330.2
Hungarian3570.1
Irish119,7296.3
Italian4,1941.3
Lithuanian910.0
Norwegian1,5300.5
Polish2,6840.9
Portuguese1380.0
Russian4840.2
Scotch-Irish4,7121.5
Scottish3,2571.0
Slovak880.0
Subsaharan African5320.2
Swedish1,4370.5
Swiss3360.1
Ukrainian1580.1
United States or American13,1124.2
Welsh9390.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4020.1
Other ancestries184,87658.9
(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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