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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Webb 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 193,117 100.0
      enrolled in school 67,101 100.0   Native 137,088 71.0
Nursery school, preschool 4,524 6.7       Born in United States 134,566 69.7
Kindergarten 4,616 6.9           State of residence 124,693 64.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 32,133 47.9           Different state 9,873 5.1
High school (grades 9-12) 14,739 22.0       Born outside United States 2,522 1.3
College or graduate school 11,089 16.5   Foreign born 56,029 29.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21,104 10.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18,867 9.8
  Population 25 years and over 101,182 100.0       Not a citizen 37,162 19.2
Less than 9th grade 29,873 29.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17,693 17.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,152 17.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 56,029 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,128 15.9   Europe 376 0.7
Associate degree 5,244 5.2   Asia 612 1.1
Bachelor's degree 8,710 8.6   Africa 52 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 5,382 5.3   Oceania 6 0.0
        Latin America 54,931 98.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 53.0 (X)   Northern America 52 0.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 172,808 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 133,736 100.0   English only 14,046 8.1
Never married 37,690 28.2   Language other than English 158,762 91.9
Now married, except separated 77,503 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76,705 44.4
Separated 3,818 2.9   Spanish 157,857 91.3
Widowed 6,951 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76,353 44.2
 Female 5,855 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 451 0.3
Divorced 7,774 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.1
 Female 5,170 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 398 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 209 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 193,117 100.0
           under 18 years 9,571 100.0     Total ancestries reported 177,717 92.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,404 35.6   Arab 290 0.2
        Czech¹ 64 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 123,123 100.0   Dutch 165 0.1
Civilian veterans 6,825 5.5   English 1,156 0.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 456 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 58 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,697 0.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 59,344 100.0   Greek 41 0.0
With a disability 4,549 7.7   Hungarian 15 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 97,157 100.0   Irish¹ 967 0.5
With a disability 22,283 22.9   Italian 801 0.4
 Percent employed 48.6 (X)   Lithuanian 21 0.0
No disability 74,874 77.1   Norwegian 87 0.0
 Percent employed 60.5 (X)   Polish 266 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 14,387 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.0
With a disability 7,716 53.6   Russian 111 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 400 0.2
        Scottish 310 0.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 172,808 100.0   Subsaharan African 170 0.1
Same house in 1995 101,542 58.8   Swedish 64 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 61,829 35.8   Swiss 45 0.0
 Same county 49,534 28.7   Ukrainian 8 0.0
 Different county 12,295 7.1   United States or American 4,153 2.2
  Same state 8,082 4.7   Welsh 39 0.0
  Different state 4,213 2.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 9,437 5.5   Other ancestries 166,276 86.1
 
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.

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