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Social Statistics

Polk county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,215100.0
Nursery school, preschool5706.2
Kindergarten5996.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,30446.7
High school (grades 9-12)2,24624.4
College or graduate school1,49616.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over28,453100.0
Less than 9th grade2,7009.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,82520.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,38936.5
Some college, no degree5,51619.4
Associate degree1,0523.7
Bachelor's degree2,0067.1
Graduate or professional degree9653.4
Percent high school graduate or higher70.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,455100.0
Never married5,00014.9
Now married, except separated21,34463.8
Separated1,0883.3
Widowed2,9638.9
Female
2,2836.8
Divorced3,0609.1
Female
1,6484.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,041100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren62059.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over31,800100.0
Civilian veterans5,20916.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,264100.0
With a disability7228.7
Population 21 to 64 years20,182100.0
With a disability5,16425.6
Percent employed
41.3(X)
No disability15,01874.4
Percent employed
69.0(X)
Population 65 years and over7,031100.0
With a disability3,33647.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over38,861100.0
Same house in 199520,84953.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,66645.5
Same county
6,95517.9
Different county
10,71127.6
Same state
8,73122.5
Different state
1,9805.1
Elsewhere in 19953460.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population41,133100.0
Native39,34995.7
Born in United States
39,12895.1
State of residence
30,09173.2
Different state
9,03722.0
Born outside United States
2210.5
Foreign born1,7844.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7491.8
Naturalized citizen
6841.7
Not a citizen
1,1002.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,784100.0
Europe1156.4
Asia20311.4
Africa291.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,40078.5
Northern America372.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over38,861100.0
English only34,18388.0
Language other than English4,67812.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1,7334.5
Spanish
3,6919.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4923.8
Other Indo-European languages
4441.1
Speak English less than "very well"
510.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1710.4
Speak English less than "very well"
660.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population41,133100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,98175.3
Arab640.2
Czech12240.5
Danish400.1
Dutch4891.2
English3,6879.0
French (except Basque)11,2022.9
French Canadian12480.6
German3,4198.3
Greek120.0
Hungarian470.1
Irish14,0189.8
Italian5271.3
Lithuanian80.0
Norwegian3110.8
Polish2180.5
Portuguese80.0
Russian320.1
Scotch-Irish6391.6
Scottish5001.2
Slovak30.0
Subsaharan African940.2
Swedish1730.4
Swiss170.0
Ukrainian80.0
United States or American4,59711.2
Welsh1030.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries10,29125.0
(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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