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Cameron county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school109,790100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,1026.5
Kindergarten7,5546.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)52,20047.5
High school (grades 9-12)26,21223.9
College or graduate school16,72215.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over187,064100.0
Less than 9th grade54,95429.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma28,76215.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)37,61520.1
Some college, no degree32,73417.5
Associate degree8,0144.3
Bachelor's degree15,7858.4
Graduate or professional degree9,2004.9
Percent high school graduate or higher55.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over240,478100.0
Never married62,10525.8
Now married, except separated138,65157.7
Separated8,1343.4
Widowed15,4066.4
Female
12,8045.3
Divorced16,1826.7
Female
9,7504.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years14,522100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,53031.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over221,926100.0
Civilian veterans19,3948.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years97,106100.0
With a disability8,3158.6
Population 21 to 64 years167,002100.0
With a disability40,31324.1
Percent employed
49.1(X)
No disability126,68975.9
Percent employed
61.7(X)
Population 65 years and over36,094100.0
With a disability16,76446.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over303,696100.0
Same house in 1995177,73658.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995113,95937.5
Same county
85,78628.2
Different county
28,1739.3
Same state
15,0345.0
Different state
13,1394.3
Elsewhere in 199512,0014.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population335,227100.0
Native249,50474.4
Born in United States
245,27573.2
State of residence
205,48661.3
Different state
39,78911.9
Born outside United States
4,2291.3
Foreign born85,72325.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
28,9468.6
Naturalized citizen
29,5718.8
Not a citizen
56,15216.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)85,723100.0
Europe8411.0
Asia1,2091.4
Africa1560.2
Oceania250.0
Latin America82,81696.6
Northern America6760.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over303,696100.0
English only63,82421.0
Language other than English239,87279.0
Speak English less than 'very well
107,84735.5
Spanish
237,66078.3
Speak English less than "very well"
107,21035.3
Other Indo-European languages
9610.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2010.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9710.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3090.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population335,227100.0

Total ancestries reported

311,48492.9
Arab2840.1
Czech15040.2
Danish3110.1
Dutch1,0770.3
English7,8852.4
French (except Basque)12,3580.7
French Canadian14270.1
German9,7072.9
Greek1040.0
Hungarian1240.0
Irish16,1421.8
Italian1,7600.5
Lithuanian460.0
Norwegian1,2150.4
Polish1,0650.3
Portuguese1210.0
Russian2240.1
Scotch-Irish2,1020.6
Scottish1,3480.4
Slovak490.0
Subsaharan African3460.1
Swedish8560.3
Swiss2420.1
Ukrainian2080.1
United States or American9,7922.9
Welsh3800.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1210.0
Other ancestries262,68678.4
(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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