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Social Statistics

Wise county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,621100.0
Nursery school, preschool6074.8
Kindergarten6635.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,81054.0
High school (grades 9-12)3,31126.2
College or graduate school1,2309.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over31,130100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5778.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,87515.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,81934.8
Some college, no degree7,32223.5
Associate degree1,4994.8
Bachelor's degree2,8689.2
Graduate or professional degree1,1703.8
Percent high school graduate or higher76.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over37,454100.0
Never married6,44217.2
Now married, except separated25,05466.9
Separated5491.5
Widowed2,1025.6
Female
1,7064.6
Divorced3,3078.8
Female
1,6694.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,066100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren56853.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over34,982100.0
Civilian veterans5,14814.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,182100.0
With a disability8997.4
Population 21 to 64 years27,318100.0
With a disability4,97318.2
Percent employed
56.9(X)
No disability22,34581.8
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over4,856100.0
With a disability2,03341.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over45,490100.0
Same house in 199522,60449.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199521,81247.9
Same county
7,88617.3
Different county
13,92630.6
Same state
11,33824.9
Different state
2,5885.7
Elsewhere in 19951,0742.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population48,793100.0
Native46,31294.9
Born in United States
46,06294.4
State of residence
34,89671.5
Different state
11,16622.9
Born outside United States
2500.5
Foreign born2,4815.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,1202.3
Naturalized citizen
8191.7
Not a citizen
1,6623.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,481100.0
Europe1536.2
Asia1074.3
Africa80.3
Oceania70.3
Latin America2,18788.1
Northern America190.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over45,490100.0
English only40,53089.1
Language other than English4,96010.9
Speak English less than 'very well
2,2094.9
Spanish
4,54610.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0664.5
Other Indo-European languages
2690.6
Speak English less than "very well"
880.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1210.3
Speak English less than "very well"
410.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population48,793100.0

Total ancestries reported

38,46678.8
Arab170.0
Czech11780.4
Danish550.1
Dutch8631.8
English3,8267.8
French (except Basque)17741.6
French Canadian11090.2
German4,6179.5
Greek130.0
Hungarian670.1
Irish15,06610.4
Italian5921.2
Lithuanian90.0
Norwegian2010.4
Polish3230.7
Portuguese80.0
Russian1080.2
Scotch-Irish8471.7
Scottish6171.3
Slovak100.0
Subsaharan African170.0
Swedish2870.6
Swiss200.0
Ukrainian740.2
United States or American8,77818.0
Welsh2030.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)760.2
Other ancestries10,71122.0
(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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