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Social Statistics

Parmer county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,082100.0
Nursery school, preschool1133.7
Kindergarten1936.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,66954.2
High school (grades 9-12)82726.8
College or graduate school2809.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,868100.0
Less than 9th grade1,50125.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma80313.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,49125.4
Some college, no degree1,11919.1
Associate degree1672.8
Bachelor's degree59110.1
Graduate or professional degree1963.3
Percent high school graduate or higher60.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,248100.0
Never married1,37318.9
Now married, except separated4,88067.3
Separated1051.4
Widowed5036.9
Female
4486.2
Divorced3875.3
Female
2082.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years231100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13558.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,708100.0
Civilian veterans5578.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,939100.0
With a disability1535.2
Population 21 to 64 years4,991100.0
With a disability88717.8
Percent employed
53.9(X)
No disability4,10482.2
Percent employed
70.5(X)
Population 65 years and over1,139100.0
With a disability51945.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,223100.0
Same house in 19955,52959.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,41537.0
Same county
1,81419.7
Different county
1,60117.4
Same state
8459.2
Different state
7568.2
Elsewhere in 19952793.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population10,016100.0
Native7,99979.9
Born in United States
7,96979.6
State of residence
5,30553.0
Different state
2,66426.6
Born outside United States
300.3
Foreign born2,01720.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7377.4
Naturalized citizen
6856.8
Not a citizen
1,33213.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,017100.0
Europe221.1
Asia221.1
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,97197.7
Northern America20.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,223100.0
English only5,15455.9
Language other than English4,06944.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,78219.3
Spanish
3,96142.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,75619.0
Other Indo-European languages
891.0
Speak English less than "very well"
140.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
100.1
Speak English less than "very well"
30.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population10,016100.0

Total ancestries reported

8,42784.1
Arab140.1
Czech160.1
Danish20.0
Dutch1171.2
English5235.2
French (except Basque)1440.4
French Canadian160.1
German8278.3
Greek10.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish15775.8
Italian120.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian380.4
Polish780.8
Portuguese70.1
Russian30.0
Scotch-Irish1181.2
Scottish830.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish420.4
Swiss40.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American8648.6
Welsh100.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries5,04950.4
(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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