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Social Statistics

Upshur county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,817100.0
Nursery school, preschool5045.7
Kindergarten4545.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,44550.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,36826.9
College or graduate school1,04611.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,977100.0
Less than 9th grade1,4636.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,97417.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,34236.3
Some college, no degree5,50324.0
Associate degree1,1535.0
Bachelor's degree1,7127.5
Graduate or professional degree8303.6
Percent high school graduate or higher76.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over27,613100.0
Never married4,83917.5
Now married, except separated17,30562.7
Separated6522.4
Widowed2,1097.6
Female
1,7456.3
Divorced2,7089.8
Female
1,3875.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,023100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren51350.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,768100.0
Civilian veterans3,90615.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,516100.0
With a disability6908.1
Population 21 to 64 years19,234100.0
With a disability4,44523.1
Percent employed
48.6(X)
No disability14,78976.9
Percent employed
73.6(X)
Population 65 years and over4,818100.0
With a disability2,27947.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over33,003100.0
Same house in 199519,07657.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,72341.6
Same county
5,55816.8
Different county
8,16524.7
Same state
6,52319.8
Different state
1,6425.0
Elsewhere in 19952040.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population35,291100.0
Native34,59498.0
Born in United States
34,41497.5
State of residence
26,44374.9
Different state
7,97122.6
Born outside United States
1800.5
Foreign born6972.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3240.9
Naturalized citizen
2720.8
Not a citizen
4251.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)697100.0
Europe7711.0
Asia7711.0
Africa233.3
Oceania202.9
Latin America49771.3
Northern America30.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over33,003100.0
English only31,50595.5
Language other than English1,4984.5
Speak English less than 'very well
6051.8
Spanish
1,2433.8
Speak English less than "very well"
5271.6
Other Indo-European languages
1480.4
Speak English less than "very well"
460.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
880.3
Speak English less than "very well"
290.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population35,291100.0

Total ancestries reported

28,34680.3
Arab440.1
Czech1960.3
Danish260.1
Dutch5191.5
English3,3499.5
French (except Basque)18982.5
French Canadian11010.3
German3,0568.7
Greek260.1
Hungarian40.0
Irish14,16811.8
Italian2890.8
Lithuanian40.0
Norwegian1340.4
Polish1480.4
Portuguese80.0
Russian90.0
Scotch-Irish6121.7
Scottish4471.3
Slovak170.0
Subsaharan African1600.5
Swedish1350.4
Swiss270.1
Ukrainian90.0
United States or American5,52115.6
Welsh1290.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)310.1
Other ancestries8,37923.7
(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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