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Social Statistics

Wharton county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,527100.0
Nursery school, preschool7636.6
Kindergarten6155.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,63448.9
High school (grades 9-12)3,09826.9
College or graduate school1,41712.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over25,567100.0
Less than 9th grade3,96815.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,76614.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,48229.3
Some college, no degree5,15520.2
Associate degree1,5296.0
Bachelor's degree2,4909.7
Graduate or professional degree1,1774.6
Percent high school graduate or higher69.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over31,704100.0
Never married7,64624.1
Now married, except separated18,21357.4
Separated5801.8
Widowed2,5628.1
Female
2,1086.6
Divorced2,7038.5
Female
1,5144.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,174100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren72061.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over29,370100.0
Civilian veterans3,20510.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,082100.0
With a disability7096.4
Population 21 to 64 years21,543100.0
With a disability4,28419.9
Percent employed
54.6(X)
No disability17,25980.1
Percent employed
75.3(X)
Population 65 years and over5,416100.0
With a disability2,48445.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over38,401100.0
Same house in 199523,82962.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,86836.1
Same county
9,26924.1
Different county
4,59912.0
Same state
3,7459.8
Different state
8542.2
Elsewhere in 19957041.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population41,188100.0
Native38,46493.4
Born in United States
38,31193.0
State of residence
35,13185.3
Different state
3,1807.7
Born outside United States
1530.4
Foreign born2,7246.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,2253.0
Naturalized citizen
6941.7
Not a citizen
2,0304.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,724100.0
Europe582.1
Asia1234.5
Africa461.7
Oceania00.0
Latin America2,46490.5
Northern America331.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over38,401100.0
English only28,16273.3
Language other than English10,23926.7
Speak English less than 'very well
3,4729.0
Spanish
9,14523.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3,2648.5
Other Indo-European languages
9892.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1910.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
740.2
Speak English less than "very well"
170.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population41,188100.0

Total ancestries reported

39,52596.0
Arab290.1
Czech15,84614.2
Danish5121.2
Dutch1640.4
English1,7114.2
French (except Basque)16161.5
French Canadian11540.4
German5,15012.5
Greek330.1
Hungarian70.0
Irish12,3655.7
Italian2410.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian840.2
Polish5181.3
Portuguese530.1
Russian610.1
Scotch-Irish3600.9
Scottish1940.5
Slovak50.0
Subsaharan African2680.7
Swedish2280.6
Swiss280.1
Ukrainian40.0
United States or American2,3625.7
Welsh520.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries18,48044.9
(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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