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Social Characteristics of Texas

Texas Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    9,013,582
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    6,277,955
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    69.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    3,041,609
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    33.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    4,526,839
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    50.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    2,065,214
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    22.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    456,033
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    214,568
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    1,295,083
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    14.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    761,827
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    2,735,627
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    30.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    2,248,358
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    24.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    690,236
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    3,435,841
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    38.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    1,994,112
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    22.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.83
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.42
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    25,501,018
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    9,013,582
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    35.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    4,524,124
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    17.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    8,478,812
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    33.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    2,208,183
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    1,276,317
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    483,489
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    9,961,996
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    3,470,721
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    34.8%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    5,112,023
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    51.3%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    217,565
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    222,739
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    938,948
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    10,276,164
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    2,921,611
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    28.4%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    4,934,944
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    48.0%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    327,290
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    828,135
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    1,264,184
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    12.3%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    396,152
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    138,866
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    35.1%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    41
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    60
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    34
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    105
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    26
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    754,696
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    315,330
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    41.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    69,444
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    75,182
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    53,530
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    117,174
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    315,330
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    193,651
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    61.4%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    233,579
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    74.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    7,366,632
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    452,004
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    419,686
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    3,150,767
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    42.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    1,510,330
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    1,833,845
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    24.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    16,426,730
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    1,519,482
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    1,505,854
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    4,145,289
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    25.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    3,726,610
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    22.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    1,079,891
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    2,948,330
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    17.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    1,501,274
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    9.1%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    81.6%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    27.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    19,004,447
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    1,564,501
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    25,613,334
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    2,969,042
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    11.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    6,979,160
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    289,243
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    15,868,712
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    1,576,781
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    2,765,462
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    1,103,018
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    39.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    25,734,246
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    21,363,949
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    83.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    4,178,498
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    16.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    2,627,890
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    1,550,608
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    1,031,966
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    518,642
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    191,799
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    26,092,033
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    21,795,085
  • Percentage of Native persons
    83.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    21,458,078
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    82.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    15,736,392
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    60.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    5,721,686
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    21.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    337,007
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    4,296,948
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    16.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    4,296,948
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    1,454,672
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    33.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    2,842,276
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    66.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    4,633,955
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    337,007
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    337007%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    25,268
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    311,739
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    4,296,948
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    306,000
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    3,990,948
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    4,296,948
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    185,980
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    833,375
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    19.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    157,955
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    10,621
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    3,062,656
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    71.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    46,361
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    24,151,280
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    15,718,489
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    65.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    8,432,791
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    34.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    3,435,260
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    14.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    7,126,406
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    29.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    2,966,475
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    12.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    497,638
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    126,791
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    643,709
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    292,744
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    165,038
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    49,250
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    26,092,033
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    1,486,851
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    107,036
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    203,773
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    47,735
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    215,204
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    1,673,273
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    554,280
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    71,801
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    2,631,734
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    47,060
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    39,727
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    1,864,553
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    497,704
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    15,464
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    132,553
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    283,713
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    31,543
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    80,935
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    269,116
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    367,850
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    11,260
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    255,211
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    149,739
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    32,553
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    21,049
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    97,002
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    64,251
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.2%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.