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Social Statistics

Otero county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,382100.0
Nursery school, preschool3506.5
Kindergarten3316.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,44145.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,29724.1
College or graduate school96317.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,172100.0
Less than 9th grade1,52711.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,67012.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,05030.7
Some college, no degree2,90822.1
Associate degree9897.5
Bachelor's degree1,32110.0
Graduate or professional degree7075.4
Percent high school graduate or higher75.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over15,893100.0
Never married3,49622.0
Now married, except separated9,17557.7
Separated2841.8
Widowed1,3398.4
Female
1,0296.5
Divorced1,59910.1
Female
8375.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years375100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18950.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over14,858100.0
Civilian veterans2,33915.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,961100.0
With a disability3667.4
Population 21 to 64 years10,732100.0
With a disability2,84226.5
Percent employed
44.7(X)
No disability7,89073.5
Percent employed
77.4(X)
Population 65 years and over3,020100.0
With a disability1,42947.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over19,042100.0
Same house in 199510,69756.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,09242.5
Same county
5,05526.5
Different county
3,03715.9
Same state
1,7499.2
Different state
1,2886.8
Elsewhere in 19952531.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population20,311100.0
Native19,32195.1
Born in United States
19,24794.8
State of residence
13,32065.6
Different state
5,92729.2
Born outside United States
740.4
Foreign born9904.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4792.4
Naturalized citizen
1931.0
Not a citizen
7973.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)990100.0
Europe757.6
Asia747.5
Africa00.0
Oceania50.5
Latin America82883.6
Northern America80.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over19,042100.0
English only14,87278.1
Language other than English4,17021.9
Speak English less than 'very well
1,6178.5
Spanish
3,95720.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5278.0
Other Indo-European languages
1660.9
Speak English less than "very well"
670.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
370.2
Speak English less than "very well"
230.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population20,311100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,21994.6
Arab280.1
Czech1420.2
Danish1400.7
Dutch3911.9
English1,5987.9
French (except Basque)13461.7
French Canadian1240.1
German3,24816.0
Greek100.0
Hungarian80.0
Irish11,8189.0
Italian5612.8
Lithuanian100.0
Norwegian2561.3
Polish1800.9
Portuguese30.0
Russian520.3
Scotch-Irish3621.8
Scottish3621.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African190.1
Swedish2441.2
Swiss870.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,3606.7
Welsh860.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries7,98439.3
(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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