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Social Statistics

Sierra county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,595100.0
Nursery school, preschool873.4
Kindergarten1234.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,34451.8
High school (grades 9-12)68926.6
College or graduate school35213.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,906100.0
Less than 9th grade8919.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,48014.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,10631.4
Some college, no degree2,56525.9
Associate degree5625.7
Bachelor's degree7717.8
Graduate or professional degree5315.4
Percent high school graduate or higher76.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over11,109100.0
Never married1,79616.2
Now married, except separated6,19455.8
Separated1321.2
Widowed1,37212.4
Female
9848.9
Divorced1,61514.5
Female
7987.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years208100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13866.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,612100.0
Civilian veterans2,55824.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,432100.0
With a disability29412.1
Population 21 to 64 years6,468100.0
With a disability1,87128.9
Percent employed
40.0(X)
No disability4,59771.1
Percent employed
69.7(X)
Population 65 years and over3,512100.0
With a disability1,83152.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,668100.0
Same house in 19956,41150.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,10748.2
Same county
2,08516.5
Different county
4,02231.7
Same state
1,69413.4
Different state
2,32818.4
Elsewhere in 19951501.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population13,270100.0
Native12,39893.4
Born in United States
12,31892.8
State of residence
5,01937.8
Different state
7,29955.0
Born outside United States
800.6
Foreign born8726.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3732.8
Naturalized citizen
2822.1
Not a citizen
5904.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)872100.0
Europe10011.5
Asia212.4
Africa00.0
Oceania40.5
Latin America74785.7
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,668100.0
English only9,92878.4
Language other than English2,74021.6
Speak English less than 'very well
8226.5
Spanish
2,57320.3
Speak English less than "very well"
7996.3
Other Indo-European languages
1311.0
Speak English less than "very well"
130.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
190.1
Speak English less than "very well"
70.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population13,270100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,465101.5
Arab120.1
Czech1340.3
Danish510.4
Dutch3242.4
English1,58311.9
French (except Basque)14733.6
French Canadian1160.1
German1,79813.5
Greek200.2
Hungarian380.3
Irish11,60812.1
Italian1621.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1831.4
Polish1651.2
Portuguese150.1
Russian470.4
Scotch-Irish3262.5
Scottish3012.3
Slovak260.2
Subsaharan African50.0
Swedish2311.7
Swiss340.3
Ukrainian170.1
United States or American1,2429.4
Welsh1301.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)120.1
Other ancestries4,61234.8
(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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