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Social Statistics

Castro county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,425100.0
Nursery school, preschool1817.5
Kindergarten1516.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,26952.3
High school (grades 9-12)68428.2
College or graduate school1405.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,871100.0
Less than 9th grade98020.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma70514.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,44529.7
Some college, no degree85217.5
Associate degree1753.6
Bachelor's degree54111.1
Graduate or professional degree1733.6
Percent high school graduate or higher65.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,040100.0
Never married1,21020.0
Now married, except separated3,74562.0
Separated1071.8
Widowed4697.8
Female
3946.5
Divorced5098.4
Female
2484.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years348100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22464.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,544100.0
Civilian veterans4808.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,383100.0
With a disability1185.0
Population 21 to 64 years4,161100.0
With a disability73617.7
Percent employed
59.0(X)
No disability3,42582.3
Percent employed
71.9(X)
Population 65 years and over965100.0
With a disability44345.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over7,574100.0
Same house in 19954,82163.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,68335.4
Same county
1,59721.1
Different county
1,08614.3
Same state
94112.4
Different state
1451.9
Elsewhere in 1995700.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population8,285100.0
Native7,28587.9
Born in United States
7,24787.5
State of residence
6,43977.7
Different state
8089.8
Born outside United States
380.5
Foreign born1,00012.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2422.9
Naturalized citizen
3924.7
Not a citizen
6087.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,000100.0
Europe141.4
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America98698.6
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over7,574100.0
English only4,17155.1
Language other than English3,40344.9
Speak English less than 'very well
1,30217.2
Spanish
3,35544.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,29817.1
Other Indo-European languages
200.3
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
280.4
Speak English less than "very well"
40.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population8,285100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,91883.5
Arab00.0
Czech1330.4
Danish80.1
Dutch580.7
English2843.4
French (except Basque)1350.4
French Canadian130.0
German7559.1
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish13163.8
Italian420.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian140.2
Polish170.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian20.0
Scotch-Irish911.1
Scottish480.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African160.2
Swedish150.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American7929.6
Welsh100.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)120.1
Other ancestries4,36752.7
(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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