Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jeff Davis County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 12,684 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,880 100.0   Native 12,202 96.2
Nursery school, preschool 263 9.1       Born in United States 12,174 96.0
Kindergarten 152 5.3           State of residence 10,559 83.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,482 51.5           Different state 1,615 12.7
High school (grades 9-12) 694 24.1       Born outside United States 28 0.2
College or graduate school 289 10.0   Foreign born 482 3.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 355 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 81 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 8,036 100.0       Not a citizen 401 3.2
Less than 9th grade 1,055 13.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,895 23.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,847 35.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 482 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,163 14.5   Europe 40 8.3
Associate degree 323 4.0   Asia 71 14.7
Bachelor's degree 485 6.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 268 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 371 77.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,714 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,818 100.0   English only 11,046 94.3
Never married 1,923 19.6   Language other than English 668 5.7
Now married, except separated 5,813 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 330 2.8
Separated 264 2.7   Spanish 551 4.7
Widowed 757 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 288 2.5
 Female 689 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 91 0.8
Divorced 1,061 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.3
 Female 546 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,684 100.0
           under 18 years 520 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,038 63.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 264 50.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 23 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,249 100.0   Dutch 25 0.2
Civilian veterans 919 9.9   English 657 5.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 18 0.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 336 2.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,990 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 226 7.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,119 100.0   Irish¹ 729 5.7
With a disability 1,883 26.5   Italian 114 0.9
 Percent employed 43.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,236 73.5   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 32 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,504 100.0   Portuguese 22 0.2
With a disability 883 58.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 87 0.7
        Scottish 101 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,714 100.0   Subsaharan African 27 0.2
Same house in 1995 7,095 60.6   Swedish 5 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,486 38.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,666 22.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,820 15.5   United States or American 3,254 25.7
  Same state 1,235 10.5   Welsh 16 0.1
  Different state 585 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 133 1.1   Other ancestries 2,575 20.3
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #