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Social Statistics for Otero County, New Mexico

Otero county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,135100.0
Nursery school, preschool8684.8
Kindergarten8194.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,97949.5
High school (grades 9-12)4,14622.9
College or graduate school3,32318.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over38,061100.0
Less than 9th grade2,9407.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,28211.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,09629.2
Some college, no degree10,63427.9
Associate degree3,2298.5
Bachelor's degree3,4889.2
Graduate or professional degree2,3926.3
Percent high school graduate or higher81.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over47,071100.0
Never married10,25221.8
Now married, except separated28,32760.2
Separated9742.1
Widowed2,7445.8
Female
2,2594.8
Divorced4,77410.1
Female
2,5575.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,368100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren84962.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over40,348100.0
Civilian veterans9,05822.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,010100.0
With a disability1,2547.8
Population 21 to 64 years30,903100.0
With a disability6,44620.9
Percent employed
47.6(X)
No disability24,45779.1
Percent employed
67.9(X)
Population 65 years and over6,981100.0
With a disability3,16845.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over57,857100.0
Same house in 199527,84048.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199525,74944.5
Same county
11,13819.3
Different county
14,61125.3
Same state
3,6696.3
Different state
10,94218.9
Elsewhere in 19954,2687.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population62,298100.0
Native55,35988.9
Born in United States
53,48885.9
State of residence
22,45836.0
Different state
31,03049.8
Born outside United States
1,8713.0
Foreign born6,93911.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,0744.9
Naturalized citizen
2,1053.4
Not a citizen
4,8347.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,939100.0
Europe2,04829.5
Asia5217.5
Africa110.2
Oceania290.4
Latin America4,22560.9
Northern America1051.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over57,857100.0
English only40,67070.3
Language other than English17,18729.7
Speak English less than 'very well
6,40611.1
Spanish
13,31823.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4,9918.6
Other Indo-European languages
2,2193.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0231.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5781.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1610.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population62,298100.0

Total ancestries reported

62,09099.7
Arab660.1
Czech11960.3
Danish2920.5
Dutch8011.3
English4,9998.0
French (except Basque)11,4032.3
French Canadian14950.8
German8,50513.7
Greek740.1
Hungarian1110.2
Irish15,2438.4
Italian1,3752.2
Lithuanian610.1
Norwegian6181.0
Polish6991.1
Portuguese370.1
Russian1310.2
Scotch-Irish8601.4
Scottish9021.4
Slovak840.1
Subsaharan African1030.2
Swedish5760.9
Swiss1350.2
Ukrainian1470.2
United States or American4,2786.9
Welsh2430.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)600.1
Other ancestries29,59647.5
(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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