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Social Statistics

Quay county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,619100.0
Nursery school, preschool1445.5
Kindergarten1124.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,25047.7
High school (grades 9-12)70026.7
College or graduate school41315.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,970100.0
Less than 9th grade5137.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,31218.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,56236.8
Some college, no degree1,39220.0
Associate degree2373.4
Bachelor's degree5838.4
Graduate or professional degree3715.3
Percent high school graduate or higher73.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over8,137100.0
Never married1,63820.1
Now married, except separated4,62556.8
Separated931.1
Widowed90811.2
Female
7228.9
Divorced87310.7
Female
5446.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years188100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9349.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,615100.0
Civilian veterans1,31917.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,246100.0
With a disability23810.6
Population 21 to 64 years5,284100.0
With a disability1,42326.9
Percent employed
51.8(X)
No disability3,86173.1
Percent employed
71.7(X)
Population 65 years and over1,878100.0
With a disability93049.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,592100.0
Same house in 19955,97962.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,49236.4
Same county
1,90019.8
Different county
1,59216.6
Same state
7938.3
Different state
7998.3
Elsewhere in 19951211.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population10,155100.0
Native9,81096.6
Born in United States
9,78096.3
State of residence
6,22361.3
Different state
3,55735.0
Born outside United States
300.3
Foreign born3453.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1201.2
Naturalized citizen
1121.1
Not a citizen
2332.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)345100.0
Europe267.5
Asia7922.9
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America24069.6
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,592100.0
English only6,97772.7
Language other than English2,61527.3
Speak English less than 'very well
6677.0
Spanish
2,47325.8
Speak English less than "very well"
5986.2
Other Indo-European languages
500.5
Speak English less than "very well"
110.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
800.8
Speak English less than "very well"
540.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population10,155100.0

Total ancestries reported

8,65585.2
Arab00.0
Czech160.1
Danish20.0
Dutch1191.2
English9829.7
French (except Basque)11551.5
French Canadian1180.2
German9759.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish18027.9
Italian520.5
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian570.6
Polish280.3
Portuguese30.0
Russian340.3
Scotch-Irish1461.4
Scottish1541.5
Slovak20.0
Subsaharan African100.1
Swedish780.8
Swiss90.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American8238.1
Welsh670.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.1
Other ancestries4,12440.6
(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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