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Social Statistics

Sterling county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school395100.0
Nursery school, preschool174.3
Kindergarten215.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)21353.9
High school (grades 9-12)10225.8
College or graduate school4210.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over916100.0
Less than 9th grade15416.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11712.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)25627.9
Some college, no degree19521.3
Associate degree374.0
Bachelor's degree11212.2
Graduate or professional degree454.9
Percent high school graduate or higher70.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,077100.0
Never married17916.6
Now married, except separated70965.8
Separated80.7
Widowed878.1
Female
767.1
Divorced948.7
Female
504.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years28100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1864.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over997100.0
Civilian veterans959.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years368100.0
With a disability133.5
Population 21 to 64 years755100.0
With a disability14519.2
Percent employed
73.1(X)
No disability61080.8
Percent employed
74.8(X)
Population 65 years and over176100.0
With a disability8347.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,324100.0
Same house in 199590268.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199540230.4
Same county
20715.6
Different county
19514.7
Same state
17613.3
Different state
191.4
Elsewhere in 1995201.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,393100.0
Native1,26590.8
Born in United States
1,25990.4
State of residence
1,09978.9
Different state
16011.5
Born outside United States
60.4
Foreign born1289.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
322.3
Naturalized citizen
412.9
Not a citizen
876.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)128100.0
Europe75.5
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America12194.5
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,324100.0
English only96873.1
Language other than English35626.9
Speak English less than 'very well
16212.2
Spanish
35426.7
Speak English less than "very well"
16012.1
Other Indo-European languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,393100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,17284.1
Arab70.5
Czech1151.1
Danish00.0
Dutch80.6
English1057.5
French (except Basque)1271.9
French Canadian120.1
German1047.5
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish1916.5
Italian130.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian00.0
Polish20.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish191.4
Scottish161.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish110.8
Swiss20.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American27219.5
Welsh00.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.1
Other ancestries47634.2
(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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