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Social Statistics

Alamosa county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,251100.0
Nursery school, preschool2274.3
Kindergarten2084.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,04538.9
High school (grades 9-12)82615.7
College or graduate school1,94537.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,567100.0
Less than 9th grade6858.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8049.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,32027.1
Some college, no degree2,10524.6
Associate degree3434.0
Bachelor's degree1,31815.4
Graduate or professional degree99211.6
Percent high school graduate or higher82.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over11,574100.0
Never married3,39629.3
Now married, except separated6,27254.2
Separated1801.6
Widowed5254.5
Female
4654.0
Divorced1,20110.4
Female
6715.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years203100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11858.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,863100.0
Civilian veterans1,28011.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,310100.0
With a disability2836.6
Population 21 to 64 years8,164100.0
With a disability1,51018.5
Percent employed
58.3(X)
No disability6,65481.5
Percent employed
77.1(X)
Population 65 years and over1,349100.0
With a disability68150.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over13,975100.0
Same house in 19957,24151.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,54946.9
Same county
2,86320.5
Different county
3,68626.4
Same state
2,35216.8
Different state
1,3349.5
Elsewhere in 19951851.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population14,966100.0
Native14,26395.3
Born in United States
14,15194.6
State of residence
9,52863.7
Different state
4,62330.9
Born outside United States
1120.7
Foreign born7034.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2942.0
Naturalized citizen
2181.5
Not a citizen
4853.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)703100.0
Europe476.7
Asia426.0
Africa00.0
Oceania121.7
Latin America59484.5
Northern America81.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over13,975100.0
English only10,01471.7
Language other than English3,96128.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2408.9
Spanish
3,68226.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1298.1
Other Indo-European languages
850.6
Speak English less than "very well"
340.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
730.5
Speak English less than "very well"
220.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population14,966100.0

Total ancestries reported

14,56097.3
Arab70.0
Czech1350.2
Danish2471.7
Dutch3812.5
English1,1467.7
French (except Basque)13392.3
French Canadian1480.3
German2,06713.8
Greek60.0
Hungarian160.1
Irish11,0096.7
Italian2972.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian2501.7
Polish1611.1
Portuguese310.2
Russian260.2
Scotch-Irish1821.2
Scottish3112.1
Slovak380.3
Subsaharan African120.1
Swedish2741.8
Swiss430.3
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,0276.9
Welsh730.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries6,52943.6
(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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