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Social Statistics

Union county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,084100.0
Nursery school, preschool575.3
Kindergarten656.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)57653.1
High school (grades 9-12)33631.0
College or graduate school504.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,786100.0
Less than 9th grade2398.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma32211.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,22343.9
Some college, no degree55019.7
Associate degree903.2
Bachelor's degree2027.3
Graduate or professional degree1605.7
Percent high school graduate or higher79.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over3,274100.0
Never married68520.9
Now married, except separated1,97360.3
Separated441.3
Widowed2477.5
Female
1986.0
Divorced3259.9
Female
1945.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years56100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2951.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,024100.0
Civilian veterans38512.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,035100.0
With a disability262.5
Population 21 to 64 years2,143100.0
With a disability38217.8
Percent employed
51.8(X)
No disability1,76182.2
Percent employed
78.5(X)
Population 65 years and over745100.0
With a disability33645.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,945100.0
Same house in 19952,38160.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,49838.0
Same county
77419.6
Different county
72418.4
Same state
2275.8
Different state
49712.6
Elsewhere in 1995661.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population4,174100.0
Native4,08497.8
Born in United States
4,06297.3
State of residence
2,21353.0
Different state
1,84944.3
Born outside United States
220.5
Foreign born902.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
380.9
Naturalized citizen
340.8
Not a citizen
561.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)90100.0
Europe00.0
Asia55.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America8291.1
Northern America33.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,945100.0
English only3,03977.0
Language other than English90623.0
Speak English less than 'very well
2686.8
Spanish
87622.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2686.8
Other Indo-European languages
40.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
90.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population4,174100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,89493.3
Arab50.1
Czech1150.4
Danish100.2
Dutch491.2
English3488.3
French (except Basque)1912.2
French Canadian100.0
German59014.1
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish12866.9
Italian511.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian190.5
Polish50.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish501.2
Scottish531.3
Slovak30.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish461.1
Swiss130.3
Ukrainian150.4
United States or American64915.5
Welsh360.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,56037.4
(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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