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Social Statistics for Travis County, Texas

Travis county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school235,906100.0
Nursery school, preschool14,5546.2
Kindergarten11,9815.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)84,43435.8
High school (grades 9-12)37,27615.8
College or graduate school87,66137.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over501,361100.0
Less than 9th grade37,2327.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma39,5547.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)86,92417.3
Some college, no degree107,71321.5
Associate degree26,2725.2
Bachelor's degree130,78426.1
Graduate or professional degree72,88214.5
Percent high school graduate or higher84.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher40.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over648,678100.0
Never married234,63536.2
Now married, except separated307,82047.5
Separated12,1941.9
Widowed23,4083.6
Female
19,3473.0
Divorced70,62110.9
Female
40,6016.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years14,384100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6,23043.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over619,203100.0
Civilian veterans61,5609.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years180,630100.0
With a disability14,2227.9
Population 21 to 64 years513,232100.0
With a disability75,91414.8
Percent employed
66.7(X)
No disability437,31885.2
Percent employed
80.1(X)
Population 65 years and over52,297100.0
With a disability21,37840.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over753,786100.0
Same house in 1995283,73237.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995425,78656.5
Same county
220,93129.3
Different county
204,85527.2
Same state
127,77917.0
Different state
77,07610.2
Elsewhere in 199544,2685.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population812,280100.0
Native689,65984.9
Born in United States
677,21483.4
State of residence
450,29655.4
Different state
226,91827.9
Born outside United States
12,4451.5
Foreign born122,62115.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
72,0758.9
Naturalized citizen
32,3754.0
Not a citizen
90,24611.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)122,621100.0
Europe9,2577.5
Asia29,32423.9
Africa2,7152.2
Oceania3730.3
Latin America78,61964.1
Northern America2,3331.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over753,786100.0
English only537,62271.3
Language other than English216,16428.7
Speak English less than 'very well
94,35012.5
Spanish
168,28322.3
Speak English less than "very well"
77,95410.3
Other Indo-European languages
19,7242.6
Speak English less than "very well"
4,5340.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
24,4433.2
Speak English less than "very well"
10,8811.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population812,280100.0

Total ancestries reported

843,598103.9
Arab3,6940.5
Czech110,4771.3
Danish3,1720.4
Dutch8,6541.1
English76,6359.4
French (except Basque)122,6832.8
French Canadian14,2350.5
German113,27913.9
Greek1,9960.2
Hungarian2,1370.3
Irish172,9249.0
Italian21,0832.6
Lithuanian1,0600.1
Norwegian7,3470.9
Polish12,4941.5
Portuguese1,1370.1
Russian4,8120.6
Scotch-Irish20,6852.5
Scottish19,4612.4
Slovak7390.1
Subsaharan African5,3420.7
Swedish10,5301.3
Swiss2,2650.3
Ukrainian1,0800.1
United States or American37,1684.6
Welsh5,5040.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,5340.2
Other ancestries371,47145.7
(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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