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Social Statistics

Starr county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,163100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,3267.3
Kindergarten1,3877.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,18450.6
High school (grades 9-12)4,25723.4
College or graduate school2,00911.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over27,716100.0
Less than 9th grade12,83046.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,26819.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,68316.9
Some college, no degree2,5689.3
Associate degree4461.6
Bachelor's degree1,0393.7
Graduate or professional degree8823.2
Percent high school graduate or higher34.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher6.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over36,811100.0
Never married8,98724.4
Now married, except separated22,64561.5
Separated1,0792.9
Widowed2,2996.2
Female
1,9015.2
Divorced1,8014.9
Female
1,0852.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,399100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren94539.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over33,562100.0
Civilian veterans1,1153.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years17,250100.0
With a disability1,7089.9
Population 21 to 64 years26,123100.0
With a disability9,19335.2
Percent employed
46.8(X)
No disability16,93064.8
Percent employed
45.5(X)
Population 65 years and over4,297100.0
With a disability2,63661.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over48,044100.0
Same house in 199534,77272.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,17823.3
Same county
8,86318.4
Different county
2,3154.8
Same state
1,6773.5
Different state
6381.3
Elsewhere in 19952,0944.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population53,597100.0
Native33,83963.1
Born in United States
33,31262.2
State of residence
30,92357.7
Different state
2,3894.5
Born outside United States
5271.0
Foreign born19,75836.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,96111.1
Naturalized citizen
6,29011.7
Not a citizen
13,46825.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)19,758100.0
Europe80.0
Asia1310.7
Africa00.0
Oceania100.1
Latin America19,59399.2
Northern America160.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over48,044100.0
English only4,4489.3
Language other than English43,59690.7
Speak English less than 'very well
24,67151.4
Spanish
43,43090.4
Speak English less than "very well"
24,63551.3
Other Indo-European languages
420.1
Speak English less than "very well"
150.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1100.2
Speak English less than "very well"
70.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population53,597100.0

Total ancestries reported

49,65492.6
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch120.0
English310.1
French (except Basque)1460.1
French Canadian1130.0
German460.1
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish1880.2
Italian650.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian190.0
Polish00.0
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish200.0
Scottish250.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African360.1
Swedish00.0
Swiss20.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American7461.4
Welsh00.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries48,50590.5
(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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