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Curry county new mexico dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school14,012100.0
Nursery school, preschool8506.1
Kindergarten7705.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,15243.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,88520.6
College or graduate school3,35523.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over26,403100.0
Less than 9th grade2,0847.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,61613.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,37127.9
Some college, no degree7,20227.3
Associate degree2,0987.9
Bachelor's degree2,5469.6
Graduate or professional degree1,4865.6
Percent high school graduate or higher78.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,675100.0
Never married7,71222.9
Now married, except separated19,40957.6
Separated6311.9
Widowed2,1756.5
Female
1,7385.2
Divorced3,74811.1
Female
2,0656.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years981100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren53854.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over29,019100.0
Civilian veterans4,98917.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,574100.0
With a disability1,0308.9
Population 21 to 64 years21,929100.0
With a disability4,53720.7
Percent employed
47.4(X)
No disability17,39279.3
Percent employed
74.3(X)
Population 65 years and over4,852100.0
With a disability2,50651.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over41,329100.0
Same house in 199518,38844.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199521,14151.2
Same county
10,87926.3
Different county
10,26224.8
Same state
2,9407.1
Different state
7,32217.7
Elsewhere in 19951,8004.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population45,044100.0
Native42,40094.1
Born in United States
41,13391.3
State of residence
20,89546.4
Different state
20,23844.9
Born outside United States
1,2672.8
Foreign born2,6445.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,0112.2
Naturalized citizen
1,0032.2
Not a citizen
1,6413.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,644100.0
Europe28910.9
Asia84131.8
Africa00.0
Oceania180.7
Latin America1,45655.1
Northern America401.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over41,329100.0
English only31,78276.9
Language other than English9,54723.1
Speak English less than 'very well
2,9467.1
Spanish
8,35020.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4565.9
Other Indo-European languages
4291.0
Speak English less than "very well"
920.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6921.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3800.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population45,044100.0

Total ancestries reported

42,39494.1
Arab330.1
Czech12130.5
Danish620.1
Dutch7451.7
English3,7538.3
French (except Basque)19892.2
French Canadian11720.4
German4,88610.8
Greek770.2
Hungarian1130.3
Irish13,7358.3
Italian9282.1
Lithuanian190.0
Norwegian4321.0
Polish4501.0
Portuguese550.1
Russian800.2
Scotch-Irish6231.4
Scottish6501.4
Slovak60.0
Subsaharan African1320.3
Swedish3850.9
Swiss450.1
Ukrainian430.1
United States or American3,5787.9
Welsh2380.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1070.2
Other ancestries19,84544.1
(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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