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Social Statistics

Socorro county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,817100.0
Nursery school, preschool2624.5
Kindergarten2985.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,36140.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,18120.3
College or graduate school1,71529.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,642100.0
Less than 9th grade1,29212.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,67515.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,09329.1
Some college, no degree1,98518.7
Associate degree5375.0
Bachelor's degree1,14610.8
Graduate or professional degree9148.6
Percent high school graduate or higher72.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,859100.0
Never married4,32631.2
Now married, except separated6,81949.2
Separated2251.6
Widowed8336.0
Female
6604.8
Divorced1,65611.9
Female
8796.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years557100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31756.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,975100.0
Civilian veterans1,91714.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,026100.0
With a disability4468.9
Population 21 to 64 years9,790100.0
With a disability2,19422.4
Percent employed
44.7(X)
No disability7,59677.6
Percent employed
68.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,946100.0
With a disability95148.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,854100.0
Same house in 19959,86358.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,68439.7
Same county
3,06818.2
Different county
3,61621.5
Same state
2,03412.1
Different state
1,5829.4
Elsewhere in 19953071.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,078100.0
Native16,91393.6
Born in United States
16,80693.0
State of residence
11,48963.6
Different state
5,31729.4
Born outside United States
1070.6
Foreign born1,1656.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4832.7
Naturalized citizen
2891.6
Not a citizen
8764.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,165100.0
Europe827.0
Asia13511.6
Africa373.2
Oceania70.6
Latin America85873.6
Northern America463.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,854100.0
English only9,73257.7
Language other than English7,12242.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2,45014.5
Spanish
5,41832.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4398.5
Other Indo-European languages
2171.3
Speak English less than "very well"
120.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1100.7
Speak English less than "very well"
470.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,078100.0

Total ancestries reported

17,33895.9
Arab460.3
Czech1130.1
Danish600.3
Dutch1530.8
English9455.2
French (except Basque)12411.3
French Canadian1390.2
German1,5628.6
Greek100.1
Hungarian190.1
Irish11,1506.4
Italian2921.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian980.5
Polish1871.0
Portuguese200.1
Russian610.3
Scotch-Irish2421.3
Scottish2331.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African220.1
Swedish1190.7
Swiss390.2
Ukrainian100.1
United States or American1,0735.9
Welsh700.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)360.2
Other ancestries10,59858.6
(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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