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Social Statistics for Torrance County, New Mexico

Torrance county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,660100.0
Nursery school, preschool1453.1
Kindergarten3076.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,46552.9
High school (grades 9-12)1,17425.2
College or graduate school56912.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,556100.0
Less than 9th grade8848.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,53414.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,48633.0
Some college, no degree2,61024.7
Associate degree5174.9
Bachelor's degree1,08610.3
Graduate or professional degree4394.2
Percent high school graduate or higher77.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over12,701100.0
Never married3,02423.8
Now married, except separated7,06755.6
Separated2211.7
Widowed7596.0
Female
5784.6
Divorced1,63012.8
Female
8676.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years402100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18345.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over11,782100.0
Civilian veterans2,05617.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,460100.0
With a disability3818.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,021100.0
With a disability2,49227.6
Percent employed
52.9(X)
No disability6,52972.4
Percent employed
75.2(X)
Population 65 years and over1,702100.0
With a disability85350.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over15,725100.0
Same house in 19958,42553.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,19645.8
Same county
1,75411.2
Different county
5,44234.6
Same state
3,17120.2
Different state
2,27114.4
Elsewhere in 19951040.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population16,911100.0
Native16,19695.8
Born in United States
16,09795.2
State of residence
9,06853.6
Different state
7,02941.6
Born outside United States
990.6
Foreign born7154.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2861.7
Naturalized citizen
2621.5
Not a citizen
4532.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)715100.0
Europe659.1
Asia598.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America56979.6
Northern America223.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over15,725100.0
English only11,59873.8
Language other than English4,12726.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1,0586.7
Spanish
3,94125.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0126.4
Other Indo-European languages
1050.7
Speak English less than "very well"
150.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
450.3
Speak English less than "very well"
120.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population16,911100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,56297.9
Arab280.2
Czech1760.4
Danish460.3
Dutch2531.5
English1,5879.4
French (except Basque)14182.5
French Canadian1460.3
German2,01011.9
Greek170.1
Hungarian500.3
Irish11,87111.1
Italian3762.2
Lithuanian30.0
Norwegian1611.0
Polish1370.8
Portuguese140.1
Russian390.2
Scotch-Irish4282.5
Scottish3652.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African370.2
Swedish970.6
Swiss160.1
Ukrainian210.1
United States or American1,5919.4
Welsh770.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)300.2
Other ancestries6,76840.0
(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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