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Social Statistics

Willacy county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,058100.0
Nursery school, preschool4257.0
Kindergarten3976.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,02650.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,59026.2
College or graduate school62010.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,332100.0
Less than 9th grade4,06035.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,74815.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,76024.4
Some college, no degree1,71915.2
Associate degree1951.7
Bachelor's degree6155.4
Graduate or professional degree2352.1
Percent high school graduate or higher48.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,808100.0
Never married4,19428.3
Now married, except separated8,00854.1
Separated4443.0
Widowed1,0146.8
Female
8125.5
Divorced1,1487.8
Female
5613.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years892100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren36340.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,723100.0
Civilian veterans1,0687.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,581100.0
With a disability4618.3
Population 21 to 64 years9,362100.0
With a disability2,06622.1
Percent employed
42.6(X)
No disability7,29677.9
Percent employed
62.5(X)
Population 65 years and over2,374100.0
With a disability1,06945.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over18,409100.0
Same house in 199512,91870.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,18728.2
Same county
3,18117.3
Different county
2,00610.9
Same state
1,4808.0
Different state
5262.9
Elsewhere in 19953041.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population20,082100.0
Native17,41586.7
Born in United States
17,29086.1
State of residence
15,64777.9
Different state
1,6438.2
Born outside United States
1250.6
Foreign born2,66713.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6413.2
Naturalized citizen
1,1966.0
Not a citizen
1,4717.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,667100.0
Europe281.0
Asia30.1
Africa40.1
Oceania50.2
Latin America2,61698.1
Northern America110.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over18,409100.0
English only4,03321.9
Language other than English14,37678.1
Speak English less than 'very well
5,93432.2
Spanish
14,32977.8
Speak English less than "very well"
5,92332.2
Other Indo-European languages
290.2
Speak English less than "very well"
80.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
130.1
Speak English less than "very well"
30.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population20,082100.0

Total ancestries reported

17,84488.9
Arab50.0
Czech1230.1
Danish10.0
Dutch480.2
English2551.3
French (except Basque)1680.3
French Canadian1140.1
German3591.8
Greek70.0
Hungarian30.0
Irish12001.0
Italian280.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian280.1
Polish580.3
Portuguese30.0
Russian200.1
Scotch-Irish690.3
Scottish330.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African430.2
Swedish770.4
Swiss60.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6263.1
Welsh250.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries15,84578.9
(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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