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Social Statistics for Brazoria County, Texas

Brazoria county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school68,391100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,6306.8
Kindergarten4,0675.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)32,18147.1
High school (grades 9-12)15,61922.8
College or graduate school11,89417.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over152,244100.0
Less than 9th grade11,9297.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma19,22412.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)41,41227.2
Some college, no degree39,26525.8
Associate degree10,5566.9
Bachelor's degree20,94513.8
Graduate or professional degree8,9135.9
Percent high school graduate or higher79.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over184,358100.0
Never married39,92721.7
Now married, except separated111,94460.7
Separated4,0082.2
Widowed9,3045.0
Female
7,4594.0
Divorced19,17510.4
Female
9,2245.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,701100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,88750.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over172,770100.0
Civilian veterans23,22913.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years59,361100.0
With a disability4,6947.9
Population 21 to 64 years132,973100.0
With a disability24,09218.1
Percent employed
59.7(X)
No disability108,88181.9
Percent employed
76.0(X)
Population 65 years and over20,313100.0
With a disability8,73143.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over223,313100.0
Same house in 1995118,59653.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995100,17644.9
Same county
52,78023.6
Different county
47,39621.2
Same state
36,82816.5
Different state
10,5684.7
Elsewhere in 19954,5412.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population241,767100.0
Native221,17091.5
Born in United States
219,34290.7
State of residence
165,26868.4
Different state
54,07422.4
Born outside United States
1,8280.8
Foreign born20,5978.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8,4703.5
Naturalized citizen
7,5113.1
Not a citizen
13,0865.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)20,597100.0
Europe1,5587.6
Asia3,58917.4
Africa1950.9
Oceania440.2
Latin America14,79171.8
Northern America4202.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over223,313100.0
English only175,70978.7
Language other than English47,60421.3
Speak English less than 'very well
17,6707.9
Spanish
40,27618.0
Speak English less than "very well"
15,4306.9
Other Indo-European languages
3,1991.4
Speak English less than "very well"
6550.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,4601.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4820.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population241,767100.0

Total ancestries reported

226,73293.8
Arab6590.3
Czech15,2592.2
Danish6080.3
Dutch3,1731.3
English18,7587.8
French (except Basque)18,5293.5
French Canadian11,9110.8
German30,65612.7
Greek2760.1
Hungarian4740.2
Irish121,1008.7
Italian4,9492.0
Lithuanian1430.1
Norwegian1,2950.5
Polish2,7971.2
Portuguese1570.1
Russian5280.2
Scotch-Irish4,5261.9
Scottish3,3211.4
Slovak730.0
Subsaharan African1,0790.4
Swedish1,8220.8
Swiss3930.2
Ukrainian1600.1
United States or American20,6928.6
Welsh1,0310.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3460.1
Other ancestries92,01738.1
(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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